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23 October 2019

German government backs IRU World Congress in Berlin

German transport minister Andreas Scheuer has confirmed the German government’s patronage of the next IRU World Congress, taking place in Berlin from 19-21 October 2020
08 November 2018

Landmark world transport industry roadmap signed at IRU World Congress

The IRU World Congress closes today with the endorsement of the Muscat Compact – a roadmap for the future of road transport, mobility, trade and logistics.
08 November 2018

CargoX and Zeleros Hyperloop win the IRU World Congress Startup Competition

Six finalists had the opportunity to face the judges in Oman during the IRU World Congress this week, culminating in a live pitching session during the final plenary, when the jury awarded the USD…
06 November 2018

IRU World Congress kicks off in Muscat

Road industry leaders meet with business, government and thought leaders to exchange ideas, debate solutions and define the future of transport, mobiliy, logistics and trade
05 November 2018

Technology and automation will define the future of road transport

This report explores the challenges and opportunities facing the road transport sector worldwide, providing a snapshot of an industry that recognises it is operating through a period of change
01 November 2018

Argentina connects the trade chain across the Americas

Argentina accedes to the TIR Convention, setting in motion the transport and trade facilitation benefits of TIR for the wider region.  While both Chile and Uruguay are signatories, Argentina’s…
30 October 2018

Oman to realise logistics ambitions by joining TIR

Oman announces today its intention to join TIR. The pending ratification of the global standard for customs transit is now poised to transform the country’s road transport, intermodal and trade…
23 October 2018

IRU Media Prize awarded to journalist Mike King from Breakbulk, USA

IRU today announces the winner of the 2018 IRU Media Prize on the future of transport and trade. The IRU Media Prize celebrates the significant contribution of journalists to current debate within…
16 October 2018

IRU announces World Congress Startup Competition finalists

Six finalists will face the judges in Oman IRU and Road Ventures SA have announced the six finalists of the inaugural Startup Competition, for the most promising innovations in the road transport…
12 October 2018

IRU announces finalists for the 2018 IRU Media Prize

Three journalists have been selected as finalists for the 2018 IRU Media Prize on the future of transport and trade. The IRU Media Prize celebrates significant contributions from the media to the…
09 October 2018

IRU welcomes new member IVECO

IVECO, a leading Italian manufacturer of industrial vehicles, joins IRU’s global network. Pierre Lahutte, IVECO Brand President and Member of the Group Executive Council, will also be one of the…
03 September 2018

Transport stories to spur World Congress media debate

As momentum builds towards the IRU World Congress in Oman, 6-8 November 2018, the IRU media prize draws entries, recognising significant contributions from the media to the transport sector debate.  …