The TIR System – Coverage of the TIR System (Chapter 13)

This unit covers intermodal TIR transports and describes situations where a TIR transit movement may be suspended. It also covers details of goods that cannot be transported under cover of a TIR Carnet and other restrictions on the use of the TIR System. A quiz is also included to test your knowledge.

 

The TIR System – TIR Convention and Contracting Parties (Chapter 3)

This unit gives you an introduction to the origins and structure of the TIR Convention. It explains the TIR Convention description of ‘Contracting Parties’ and tells you where to find a full list of the countries between which a TIR transit operation can be established. A quiz is also included to test your knowledge.

 

The TIR System – TIR Guarantee system & Contractual relationships (Chapter 4)

The functioning of the TIR system relies on setting up a series of contractual relationships between government authorities, transport operators, national Associations and insurers. This unit covers the details of these contracts and relationships and explains the international chain of guarantee. A quiz is also included to test your knowledge.

 

The TIR System – TIR Carnets (Chapter 5)

This unit discusses the general function of the TIR Carnet, its role in the control of TIR operations, and the different elements that make up a TIR Carnet. A quiz is also included to test your knowledge.

 

The TIR System – How to fill in a TIR Carnet (Chapter 6)

The use of a harmonised international customs document – the TIR Carnet – is a basic principle of the TIR System. This unit discusses the fields of the TIR Carnet and the rules for filling them out. It makes use of a step by step process in order to explain a TIR transport from A to Z – from receiving a TIR Carnet, to the journey itself, and through to the return of the TIR Carnet to the association and ultimately to the IRU. A quiz is also included to test your knowledge.