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International Road Transport Union

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

  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

Sample - International Road Transport Union (IRU)
International Road Transport Union (IRU) TIR Convention. Road transport facilitation

TIR Convention, Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods, Cover TIR Carnets





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Description - 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)

Member countries of the International Road Transport Union (IRU): Afghanistan, Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Kingdom, United States, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Yemen.

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

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

IRU International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport

International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport of the International Road Transport Union (IRU)

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

Containers and international transport. Customs Convention on Containers. BIC Code. Intermodal Transport

Road-Rail Combined Transport, Intermodal loading units. Swap body

See also:
  1. Trade Facilitation - Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) - Revised Kyoto Convention - International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods (UNECE)
  2. Road-Rail Combined Transport
  3. Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (Rotterdam Rules, UN)

Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) of United Nations



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