06 September 2017


Transport in containers


Containers are a widely used transport unit around the world that can accommodate a wide variety of cargoes. Containerized transport is generally used in sea/river, land and intermodal transport. Containerized transport is ideal for international trade due to its standardization and ease of export.


The container is the most commonly used mode of transport for bulk goods.

International transport in containers
Container transport has multiple competitive advantages for international transport, such as the standardization of ISO standards or the agility of customs procedures. Container sizes and codes are unique anywhere in the world, reducing paperwork and waiting times.

Transport in sea containers
Maritime transport allows the transportation of a wide variety of containers: Dry Van, tank containers, Open Side, Open Top and Flexitank, among others, allowing the transport of practically any merchandise. In transports F. Ramos we have a wide experience in the transport of bulk and palletized food liquids in international shipping containers.

Within the maritime transport sector, Flexitank stands out as an economical and safe solution for transporting food liquids. The Flexitank is based on a single-use polyethylene bag with a capacity of up to 24,000 litres. As it is single-use, it reduces the costs of return and is safer, moreover, polyethylene is a recyclable material, being respectful of the environment.

Transport in road containers
Road container transport is a widely used solution around the world. It is worth mentioning that the containers are an international transport unit, allowing the transfer in different modes of transport without the need for transshipment.

Advantages of containers in transport
The container is a loading unit with great advantages for transport. Here are his main points in favor:

  • Agility: Containers are modes of transport that comply with ISO normalized standards and allow faster and safer administrative procedures anywhere in the world.
  • Versatility: Container transport is suitable for a wide variety of goods and allows special conditions of temperature, humidity and even stability.
  • Time: through intermodal transport, a merchandise can travel in the same container by boat, train or truck, saving loading and unloading times.
  • Cost: Container is generally a more economical and competitive solution than bulk transport.

It also avoids handling during transfers.

Contract a container transport service
Transportes F. Ramos transports containers from the main ports and terminals in Spain and Europe. We have different models of containers, being able to transport from 25,000 litres to 31,000 litres.

  • Full Frame Panoramic 27000 L - 28500 L
  • Swap Body 31000 L
  • Full Frame 25000 - 26000 L

Transportes F. Ramos has a large fleet of vehicles to guarantee flexible and reliable solutions for all orders. These vehicles have tracking and tracing systems, providing accurate information in real time. In addition, the chassis ensures ideal load distribution to ensure optimum road safety.

In addition, the possibility of using different modes of transport more convenient on each route allows faster and more efficient deliveries. Transportes F. Ramos collects and delivers the merchandise as close as possible to the specified locations, offering a "door to door" service. In this way, the transport in containers is much safer and more reliable because the product will remain in the same container from collection to delivery, even though it has passed through various modes of transport (road, sea, rail...).




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