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Perishable logistics are more standardized.

The CEIV Fresh certificate in perishable logistics

Perishable products are a growing market for air cargo, especially in recent months following the COVID-19 crisis. It is becoming increasingly important to ensure that such short-lived products reach their final destination intact.From IATA (International Air Transport Association) the CEIV Fresh was launched in 2019 to improve the handling and transportation of perishable products. With this certification, carriers are assured that companies are [...]

The use of pallets is very widespread in national and international transport.

The pallet exchange, at risk?

The European pallet arose from the need to standardise its use in order to obtain better use of space. A pallet is around 25 kilograms and can support loads of up to 1,500 (and statically, without moving the pallet, it can reach up to 4,000 kilograms).Nowadays it is unthinkable to transport without the use of pallets because of its numerous advantages (less preparation time, lower loading and unloading costs, increased productivity...). All [...]

The CEIV Pharma guarantees the quality of health shipments.

What is the CEIV Pharma certificate?

Airlines transport more than 52 million metric tons of goods per year, representing more than 35% of world trade by value of goods. In addition, since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, air cargo has been a vital partner in the delivery of medicines, medical equipment (including spare parts and repair components) and, overall, in the maintenance of global supply chains as discussed here. On some occasions, passenger aircraft have been used as cargo [...]

Cold logistics, key in the COVID-19 crisis

Cold logistics in times of coronavirus

Since the outbreak of the global health crisis caused by COVID-19, logistics has become the great ally to ensure the proper functioning of the supply chain. Thanks to transport, the gears that ensure the correct delivery of essential products - food, pharmaceutical or healthcare - continue to work. In this context, cold logistics and the maintenance of products at controlled temperatures play an equally important role in ensuring that all goods arrive [...]

Ports prepare for a 4.0 economy

What are 4.0 ports?

The so-called fourth industrial revolution, marked by the convergence of digital, physical and biological technologies, or also known as industry 4.0, is a trend that continues to advance relentlessly and will mark, notably, the pace of the planet as a whole at the geopolitical, economic or social level.The logistics sector is no stranger to this trend, and in this sense, the so-called 4.0 Ports are gaining more and more weight, which, with the [...]

The new facilities are located in La Pobla de Vallbona.

RFL CARGO OPENS NEW FACILITIES IN RESPONSE TO COMPANY GROWTH

RFL Cargo, RFL's integrated logistics operator, has just opened its own warehouse at the Cap de L'Horta Industrial Estate in La Pobla de Vallbona (Valencia). The new RFL Cargo headquarters has an area of 5,500 square meters, with a free height of storage of 10 meters, loading docks and access ramps to zero level.For the integrated logistics operator, this new infrastructure is a clear commitment by the company to continue growing and expanding its [...]

The transport of perishable goods faces significant challenges in the coming years.

PRESENT AND FUTURE IN REFRIGERATED TRANSPORT

The refrigerated transport market is very competitive and, in the case of Spain, the profile of the companies that predominate are those dedicated exclusively to the transport - with a high degree of specialization - of this type of goods.In a context where the tasks of transport are increasingly complex, the current cold logistics is facing factors such as: Changes in consumer behavior. The gradual incorporation of autonomous [...]

In the refrigeration industry, temperature is essential .

The different types of vehicles in the cold chain

The cold chain in logistics requires a set of transport, handling, storage and distribution procedures to maintain, at all times, the required environmental conditions, as we have once discussed. On the other hand, it is a sector that needs a specific technology that we have also dealt with since, we must not forget that the cold industry represents a business volume of 200 million euros and is made up of more than a hundred companies in Spain.At [...]

The concept of smart port means the use of new technologies.

Smarts ports, present or future?

The concept of smart port involves the use of new technologies to transform public services in port enclaves. Its main objective is to meet the needs of port users with greater efficiency and productivity.The implementation of this type of measures influences all the services and products of port terminals. In addition to facilitating and optimising port management, it also makes it possible to obtain greater performance from the dock as a [...]

There are currently 28 Port Authorities in Spain that manage 46 ports of general interest.

Container continues to dominate world maritime trade

There are currently 28 Port Authorities in Spain that manage 46 ports of general interest. Last year, according to the latest data, exceeded the barrier of 17 million TEUs, a growth close to 8 percent over 2017.Thanks to these numbers Spain managed to position itself as one of the world's great powers in this business, led by Asia, and the second in Europe, only behind Germany.Right now the ports of Valencia (5,183 TEUs), Algeciras (4,773 TEUs) [...]





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