Baleària is positioned as the leading maritime freight transport company in digitization and sustainability

07 June 2023 - 14: 07

Baleària For the first time, it has its own stand at the Barcelona International Logistics and Transport Exhibition 2023 (SIL), the leading fair in the logistics, transport, intralogistics and supply chain sector in southern Europe, which is held from this Wednesday to Friday. The Spanish shipping company attends the congress in order to present all its innovations, as well as to show its main cargo projects linked to a large extent to digitization and sustainability in a stand of more than 100 m2, with a functional design.

“We want to share with current and potential clients and interest groups our transport proposals based on sustainability, reliability and punctuality. We are characterized by having schedules and frequencies adapted to the needs of our clients, with a high rate of punctuality in departures and arrivals and which, therefore, ensure maximum efficiency in their supply chains, which are increasingly subject to more tense flows”, has remarked Maximilian Bermejo, Director of Cargo of the shipping company. "In addition to publicizing our comprehensive and daily service in most of the territories in which we operate and our modern and extensive fleet, we want the SIL to be a meeting point to exchange knowledge and market perspectives and continue creating synergies", he highlighted. Russet.

Baleària, consolidated as the leading shipping company en Spain In the transport of goods and passengers, it presents as a novelty linked to sustainability the Cap de Barbaria ferry, the first electric passenger and cargo ship in Spain with 0 emissions in stays and approaches in port, which has been operating between Eivissa-Formentera since mid- May. It is an essential ship to guarantee the transport of goods and basic necessities to the smaller Pitiusa, thanks to its 240 linear meters of capacity in the hold.

On the other hand, the maritime company has been immersed for years in the digital transformation of the company, a transversal field in the company that also reaches the Cargo area. "We have incorporated innovations to streamline port operations and improve the logistics planning of our clients," explains Bermejo, such as a specific reservation portal so that cargo clients have more autonomy and can fully monitor all their equipment with updated information. . In addition, those responsible for cargo operations Baleària They control shipments from the dock through tablets, which allows real-time data and a dynamic record of shipments. On the other hand, carriers have an exclusive mobile application, with different functionalities that improve their boarding experience and accessibility to on-board services.

It should be noted that in 2022 Baleària transported 7.037.000 linear meters of cargo (some 521.000 trucks), which represented an increase of 6% compared to the previous year. 76% of the cargo was transported on national routes (mainly the connections with the Balearic Islands, followed by the Canary Islands, Melilla and Ceuta).

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