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TIR Convention, International road transport

Syllabus of the Subject - Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of the TIR Carnets

  1. Introduction to the TIR Convention
  2. The role of the International Road Transport Union (IRU) in the TIR Convention
  3. Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of the TIR Carnets
  4. How to fill in a TIR Carnet
  5. The International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods (UNECE) and the TIR Convention

Sample - TIR Convention, International road transport
TIR Convention, Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods, Cover TIR Carnets

The Subject “Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of the TIR Carnets” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. 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

African Student, Doctorate, Master International Business, Trade

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Master: International Road Transport

Description - TIR Convention, International road transport

The TIR Convention (Transports Internationaux Routiers, in French) allows transporting goods through several countries (transit country) through the containers or cargo compartments previously sealed and controlled by customs with a single document (TIR Carnet).

The TIR Convention is practically global.

The main advantages of the TIR Convention are:

  1. Customs, documentary or inspection procedures reduction, which implies significant savings in time (up to 38%) and costs (up to 80%), both for the carriers, customs and therefore for the end customer
  2. It is estimated that 34,000 logistics companies use the TIR system
  3. Number of countries adhering to the TIR Convention: 70
  4. The TIR is carried out with a single document: the TIR Carnet
  5. Allows the electronic tracking
  6. Restricted to the TIR Authorised Consignors and Consignees
  7. Insurance: maximum protection of € 100,000 for each logistics operation
  8. TIR Identification: blue square lorry plate

The TIR Convention was created by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) in 1949

  1. 1975: new TIR Convention (adapted for the intermodal transport)

Member countries of the TIR Convention: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, European Union, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Morocco, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Korea, Syria, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Uruguay.

International Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods. Economic Commission for Europe

The BIC Code (International Identification Codes of Container Owners) is accepted in the TIR Convention
  1. Convention Relating to Temporary Admission (Istanbul Convention)
  2. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC, UN)

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

  1. International Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport
  2. Road-Rail Combined Transport
  3. Trade Facilitation - Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) - Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)

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



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