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Stock Logistic_Uses of green hydrogen in logistics

GREEN HYDROGEN WILL GAIN IMPORTANCE IN THE LOGISTICS SECTOR

Hydrogen gas is the most abundant chemical element in nature and is a universal, light and highly reactive material. Green hydrogen is obtained through a chemical process known as electrolysis, a method that uses electric current to separate hydrogen from the oxygen in water. At Stock Logistic, with international logistics services by land, sea and air, we follow with interest this growing trend, which is on its way to becoming a great alternative [...]

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2020: a before and after in air cargo.

Air transport: essential and constantly developing

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 health crisis, air transport has played a very important role in guaranteeing deliveries and supplies of the most essential goods, especially in the case of pharmaceutical products. As explained here, air logistics, characterised by its reliability and immediacy, has been crucial in this long period of pandemic. One could say that 2020 has marked a before and after in the industry. Paradoxically, however, the [...]

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Stock Logistic closely follows the trend of rising ocean freight rates.

High freight rates in world maritime trade

The shipping industry witnessed, especially in the last months of 2020, freight rates rising to previously unheard of levels. For example, according to the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI), the freight rate per TEU reached 1,938.32 dollars on 20 November. The main reason was that, with the reactivation of the Chinese economy since last May and the gradual recovery of other areas of the planet, there was an increase in demand that exceeded [...]

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Port governance always generates all forms of debates.

The management of the ports

The model of governance, or management, of the ports of general interest always gives rise to intense debates on how this should be done. Over the last few years, the Port Authorities have been confronted with key aspects such as their role in the flow of international trade, the liberalisation of maritime transport, the deregulation of certain services, the concentration of companies or the geographical centralisation of the big port operators which [...]

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The logistics of the coming times are beginning to take their first steps.

The logistics of the future

Logistics and the operation of supply chains have become a key element during the COVID-19 health crisis. The distribution networks have, for months, been under considerable pressure and have demonstrated their ability to adapt but also a high degree of flexibility. When we have not yet reached absolute normality, many experts are already asking themselves, will there be new logistics after the coronavirus? What will change? Stock Logistic, as a [...]

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Quality in logistics is increasingly valued

THE IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY IN LOGISTICS

Offering an excellent quality service is what makes the difference from the competition and allows for customer loyalty. According to the data of the last report of XI Logistic Circle Barometer SIL 2020 the quality is the aspect more valued by the companies. It is followed by factors such as flexibility, specialisation, speed, business optimisation and sustainability. In the specific case of logistics companies, quality, more than an added value, [...]

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Night-time logistics are becoming more important in the big cities.

THE BOOM IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF MERCHANDISE AT NIGHT

Night-time logistics, or night-time distribution of goods, is a viable option for dealing with the problems that can arise during the day (traffic jams, noise, absence, etc.) in large cities. Companies, experts in the supply chain and administrations have been discussing night-time logistics, its impact and its benefits for the environment for some time. According to the latest reports published on the subject (e.g. by the AECOC), night-time [...]

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Neo-protectionism begins to show its first symptoms in international trade.

PROTECTIONISM IN GLOBAL TRADE

Protectionism is an economic policy that protects a country's production and jobs by imposing restrictions, limitations or fees on goods or services coming from abroad (imports), making them less competitive with nationals. The action of protectionist measures directly affects the laws of competition, that is, the laws of the market that explain the direct relationship between supply and demand. In recent years, however, and within the framework of [...]

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Currently the transport sector is responsible for more than 26.3% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe.

THE LOGISTICS SECTOR IN THE CHALLENGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Currently, the transport sector is responsible for more than 26,3% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. In the case of Spain, the figure increases slightly to 30.9%. In a context where the fight against climate change floods all public and private agendas, logistics is already beginning to do its homework before the effects are irreversible globally. Right now transport in particular and the logistics sector in general is trying to put together a [...]

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The 44-ton debate divides shippers, carriers and organizations.transportistas y organizaciones.

THE 44-TON CONTROVERSY

The 28 Member States that make up the European Union in only eight countries are established 44 tonnes and only 4 countries allow a height exceeding 4.5 metres. For land transport, 44 tonnes refer to the maximum authorised mass limited to this tonnage and with a height of 4.5 metres. This makes it possible to increase the average load of vehicles and the consequent reduction per kilometre and consumption. Currently in Spain this tonnage is not [...]