One of the main concerns of today's society is the increasing pollution of our atmosphere.
In Spain, domestic and international transport has suffered a decline due to the economic crisis of 2008. However, during the last years the transport of merchandise has shown a positive evolution in virtually all modes of transport.
One of the most important regulations to regulate the road transport sector in Spain is the ROTT (Regulation of Land Transport). For years, the modification of the ROTT should be in force, however, its approval has been postponed until now.
Spanish heavy goods vehicles transported some 1,447 million tons of merchandise during the last year. It represents a growth of 8% over the previous year.
During the first 6 months of the year, air transport of merchandise has grown 13% of the volume of air cargo compared to the previous year.
International transport has facilitated the birth of freight forwarder, an expert agent in import and export strategies for products.
According to ICEX data, exports of goods in Spain during the period January-April reached 94,883 million euros, which represents an increase of 3.7% over the previous year. This growth has reached historic highs in exports in our country.
In order to detect the most polluting road vehicles, the DGT promoted in 2016 four obligatory stickers to circulate in some cities of the country, such as Barcelona or Madrid.
The containers protect the merchandise to be transported. Depending on the type of product and its requirements, there is a wide variety of containers.