What is the 'TIR' System?
TIR (Transports Internationaux Routiers or International Road Transport) is an international customs transit and guarantee system.
TIR was launched by IRU in 1949, between few of the European countries to facilitate trading after World War II. Since 1954, The TIR system has become recognised for being effective, efficient and secure for the transportation of goods internationally.
TIR facilitates the movement of goods from country of origin, through transit countries, to a country of destination in sealed compartments that are controlled by customs prior to an approved and recognised system. TIR allows the transport operators and customs authorities to save time and money.