THE COMMUNITY LICENCE: AN OPEN DOOR TO INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT WITHIN THE EUROPEAN UNION
Transports Porqueres: Promoting barrier-free mobility to provide you with quality road transport.
The borders within the European Union (EU) have become increasingly permeable in terms of trade and transport. For transport companies seeking to expand their operations beyond national boundaries, the Community License is an indispensable do...
HOW TO PREVENT THEFTS FROM TRUCKERS ON THE ROUTE BETWEEN SPAIN AND FRANCE
Ensuring Security in International Freight Transport: Key Strategies to Protect Your Truck
Security is paramount in the freight transport sector, and at Transports Porqueres we are aware of the importance of ensuring that each shipment arrives at its destination safely and efficiently. Road transport, especially on international routes like the one connecti...
NEXT GENERATION IN LAND FREIGHT TRANSPORT: THE SECOND GENERATION SMART TACHOGRAPH
Digital Revolution in International Road Freight Transport
Tachographs and their renewal in the Transport sector
The world of transportation is constantly evolving and adapting to new regulations and technologies. One of the most recent, drawing significant attention, is the new law on the installation of second-generat...
CURIOUS FACTS ABOUT LAND TRANSPORT
Journey to the Heart of the Road with Transports Porqueres
At Transports Porqueres, we specialize in the road transport of bulk and/or palletized goods for the national territory and within the EU. Land transportation has been a fundamental piece in the development of our modern societies. Behind this sector there are astonishing stories and data. T...
LAW ON TRANSPORT DELAY PAYMENT: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
TRANSFORMING THE TRANSPORT SECTOR: A NEW LAW ON THE HORIZON
At Transports Porqueres S.A.U., we specialize in bulk and palletized freight transportation by road, both nationally and within the European Union. As significant players in this sector, we understand the impact that laws and regulations can have on our operations and those of our clients. Th...
TRANSPORTS PORQUERES: OPTIMIZING THE STORAGE OF PAPER ROLLS WITH BALE CLAMP FORKLIFTS
Enhance the efficiency of your warehouse in Banyoles, Girona, with bale clamp forklifts.
Efficient material management is crucial in paper roll warehouses to maintain productivity and smooth operations. The clamp pallet truck for carrying rolls is an essential tool in this environment, facilitating the handling and transportation of paper rolls quickly and ...
MOBILE FLOOR: THE KEY TO EFFICIENT WASTE TRANSPORT
With each load, a step further towards sustainable recycling
Today, on World Recycling Day, we pause to reflect on the crucial role we play in the life cycle of materials. As a heavy haulage transport company, we are a key link in the recycling chain, facilitating the movement of non-hazardous waste from generation sites to treatment centers.
Our mobile floor trucks...
CELEBRATING 63 YEARS OF HISTORY!
From the cart to the fleet of walking floor trucks: Transports Porqueres and its legacy of excellence in road freight transport in its 63-year history
At Transports Porqueres, SAU, we are dedicated to road transport, specifically in bulk and/or palletized full loads for the national te...
HOW SHOULD A SERVICE AREA BE TO BE IDEAL?
Transports Porqueres, S.A.U. is a company dedicated to the transports of goods by road that operates both nationally and within the European Union. This drives us to the fact that lots of our professional drivers do not spend the night at home and, therefore, they must use the services offered in the service areas. But what should an optimal service area be like? What c...
MARCH 08TH INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
As every year and in order not to lose the tradition, today 08-03 the women of TRANSPORTS PORQUERES have gone to lunch all together to celebrate this special day leaving our colleagues at the foot of the barrel for a few hours😉.
Sharing special dates strengthens team and inter-section bonds as we unite the women from the different departm...
SNOW DRIVING ADVICE
Cold weather is around the corner and, consequently, not only ice and snow debris, but also wind and rain are starting to be noticed on the road. Driving a truck under these conditions is not an easy task, therefore, it is of the utmost importance not to lower our guard.
Road goods transporters need to be extremely cautious and, therefore,...
How Christmas affects road transport
As you will have deduced, logistics companies have an extra workload during the Christmas holidays.
But as we say at Transports Porqueres, new needs must be met with more organisation. One of the advantages of this period is that the increase in workload is predictable. In this way, we can plan our response in advance. Some companies have defined their strategy for this time of year. Othe...
New amendments to the R.G. of circulation, the R. G. of vehicles and the R. G. of drivers.
The Council of Ministers has just approved two Royal Decrees modifying, on the one hand, both the General Road Traffic Regulations and the General Vehicle Regulations and, on the other, the General Driver Regulations. If you want to find out about all the changes, how they affect you and when they come into force, don't miss this new article we have prepared for you.
What are the advantages of outsourcing logistics?
Once a company has the perfect idea, the right product, knows what its customer's needs are and everything fits perfectly, the same question always comes up: how to reach these customers?
From small businesses and startups to the most consolidated large companies, solving external logistics properly is a major need to ensure the future of the company.
Spain ranks 84th in exports and 67th in imports, in terms of world GDP.
Out of a total of 191 countries, Spain ranks 27th in terms of exports and 67th in terms of imports.
With an increase of 1.54% compared to 2018, throughout 2019 sales to third countries accounted for nearly 25% of Spanish GDP, with France, Germany and Italy being the main destination countries.
We find a great variety in terms of exported items:
The digital transport document is getting closer and closer
When it comes to CMRs, consignment notes and transport control documents, many people are still surprised that they are still handled on paper and not digitally.
The exchange of paper documents is a contagion risk for all employees who have to handle paper, and the standardisation of the "virtualisation" of documents will be a breakthrough for the industry, in addition to the m...
New measures in the field of road transport
REGULATION (EU) 2020/698 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 25 May 2020 laying down specific and temporary measures in the field of road transport following the outbreak of COVID-19 has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
You can consult the entire regulation by clicking here.
On the other hand, and to facilitate ...
All about what's new in the Driving and Resting Time Regulations 2020
NEW FEATURES OF THE REGULATION ON DRIVING TIME AND REST PERIODS FOR PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS.
Today the new regulation comes into force which regulates the maximum driving time and rest periods for professional drivers during their working day (weekly) as well as the minimum breaks they must take.
This was made official by the Journal of the European Union on 31 ...
How Covid-19 is affecting the road haulage sector
We are currently in a complex situation which, in one way or another, has had a global impact on all market sectors. In the case of road freight transport, despite being considered an essential activity, it is also suffering from economic paralysis as a result of the state of alarm.
The workload of transport companies has decreased considerably due to the lack of activity of ou...
Coronavirus situation in Italian transport
After a few days of uncertainty, on Sunday 8 March, the Italian governments announced a communiqué regarding the preventive isolation in Italy due to COVID-19 better known as Corona Virus. They explain that 16 million citizens living in Lombardy and 14 other regions of Northern Italy will not be able to leave or enter Italy except in an emergency situation for health reasons as the affected are...
Acquisition of two new tractors
Transportes Porqueres continues its commitment to a more sustainable and efficient future, and renews its fleet with two new Euro-6 tractors.
Transportes Porqueres, S.A.U. considers environmental protection as a responsibility. For this reason, commitment to the environment is a priority policy in its present and future business project. One of the fundamental pillars is to mai...
Saint Cristobal 2019
Last Saturday, 6th July, the Fiesta de San Cristóbal was held for another year.
The festival is held in honour of St. Christopher, a character to whom tradition attributes to have provided services to travellers and pedestrians, becoming their patron saint.
He has been venerated for centuries in Catalonia. During the day, lorries, cars, motorbikes and bicycles pass in fro...
Saint Cristobal 2018
On Saturday 14th July, following the annual tradition, the Saint Christopher Festival was held in Banyoles.
Saint Christopher, patron saint of automobiles and protector of travel, has been venerated for centuries in Catalonia. During the day, lorries, cars, motorbikes and bicycles are paraded in front of various churches in the Països Catalans to be blesse...
We will be at the Mediterranean Grain Exchange
On 29th May, Transports Porqueres will attend the 26th Mediterranean Grain Market, which is held at Casa Llotja de Mar in Barcelona.
For years, the company has specialised in the agri-food market, has a licence to transport animal feed and has a fleet of moving floor type lorries, tubs and tankers to transport cereal, flour, pulses, dried fruit and nuts and other complementary ...
Restrictions Catalonia 2018
Restrictions on the circulation of general goods on the roads of Catalonia.
Every year the Catalan Transit Service provides the brochure of the restrictions on circulation, below we detail the resolution of 2018 for vehicles transporting general goods:
Vehicles of all types or combinations of vehicles exceeding 7,500kg maximum authorised mass (MMA) or maximum...