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International Road Transport Union

Syllabus of the Subject - International Road Transport Union (IRU) Master

  1. Introduction to the International Road Transport Union (IRU)
  2. International road transport facilitation
  3. TIR Convention of the International Road Transport Union (IRU)
    1. Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of the TIR Carnets
    2. New TIR Convention (Adapted for intermodal transport)
  4. Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR), United Nations
  5. IRU Guidelines for transport operators on insurance matters
  6. Importance of the International Road Transport in the global economy
  7. International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport

EENI Global Business School & University, Masters

The Subject “International Road Transport Union (IRU)belongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Logistics Courses: Road transport, Multimodal transport, Transport in Africa
  2. Diplomas: Foreign Trade, International Transport
  3. Masters: International Transport, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade, Export Back Office
  4. Doctorates: Global Logistics, World Trade

Student, Online Doctorate in International Business

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Organización Internacional Transporte por Carretera Study, Master in International Business in French Organisation mondiale du transport routier Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese União Internacional dos Transportes Rodoviários

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Description of the Subject - International Road Transport Union (IRU)

The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is the responsible for managing globally the cargo and the people related to the transport sector, as well as creating the rules and conventions for the road transport:

  1. 1949: TIR Convention (Transports Internationaux Routiers)
  2. 1956: Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR). Definition of the responsibilities of the carriers.
  3. 1975: New TIR Convention (Adapted for the intermodal transport)
  4. 2008: protocol to the CMR Convention (use of the electronic consignment note)

TIR Convention, International road transport, Course

Economic Corridors:

  1. Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (China-Europe)
  2. Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor
  3. Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor
  4. China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor
  5. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
  6. China-Central Asia-West Asia Economic Corridor
  7. India-Chabahar (Iran)-Afghanistan Corridor
  8. Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA)
  9. International Transport and Transit Corridor of the Ashgabat Agreement
  10. Trans-Siberian Railway (Russia, Mongolia, China, North Korea)
  11. International North-South Transport Corridor (India-Russia)
  12. Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Transport Corridor (Lapis Lazuli)
  13. Trans-Caspian Trade and Transit Corridor (Central Corridor)
  14. East-West Economic Corridor (Myanmar-Thailand-Laos-Vietnam)
  15. Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran Transport Corridor (KTAI -ECO)
  16. Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Rail and Road Corridor (ITI-ECO)
  17. Nanning-Singapore Economic Corridor

Trans-European Transport Network Corridors

  1. Atlantic Transport Corridor
  2. Baltic-Adriatic Transport Corridor
  3. North Sea-Baltic Transport Corridor
  4. North Sea-Mediterranean Transport Corridor
  5. Mediterranean Transport Corridor
  6. Eastern Europe-Eastern Mediterranean Transport Corridor
  7. Scandinavian-Mediterranean Transport Corridor
  8. Rhine-Alpine Transport Corridor
  9. Rhine-Danube Transport Corridor
  10. Strasbourg-Danube Transport Corridor
  11. Pan-European Corridor II
  12. Pan-European Corridor IX

CMR Convention, International road transport

IRU International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport

Safe Load Securing for Road Transport (Course Master)

The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is made up of local associations and road transport operators from more than 100 countries.

The BIC Code (International Identification Codes of Container Owners) is accepted by the International Road Transport Union:

Containers and International Transportation, Course

The headquarters of the International Road Transport Union is in Brussels (Belgium), it was created in 1948.

Silk Road China-Europe Eurasian Land Transport (Course Master)

Road-Rail Combined Transport, Course

See also:

  1. Road-Rail Combined Transport
  2. United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (Rotterdam Rules)


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