The Intergovernmental Council of Road Workers was established in 1992. It dates back to Soviet times when in 1980, Prime Minister A.N. Kosygin considered establishing the Coordination Council of Road Workers, and in 1998 the Council was given an intergovernmental status.
The global transport and logistics system turned to be one of the most challenged areas as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The negative consequences are based on various factors: the closure of state borders, restrictions on the movement of people and goods, the collapse of supply chains, and a decrease in demand and human purchasing possibilities. The combination of these factors affected all types of transport — from the use of personal and public transport to international logistics.