Argentina: Large Trucking Units are proven to be more logistically efficient
The 90 vehicles that were sold were modified to allow them to transport a greater amount of load than normal
It comes as Argentina welcomes a super large harvest and the Transport Industry prepares for a logistical challenge. Around 15,000 trucks will arrive every day at the hubs of terminals extending from St. Nicholas to Timbúes for loading into the warehouses for ships that depart to the world with agro-industrial production.
During 2018 more than 9,900 truck trailers and semi-trailers were sold nationwide. In the first half of the year of these
The second semester this percentage grew to a 70 and currently reached 90. This reflects a profound change in the way transport production is built now in the country.
The price of trailers and semi-trailers now climbs to between $860,000 and $1.1 million each, depending on the number of axes and the model.
Between April of last year and January
Among the provinces with the greatest number of these vehicles, you will find Buenos Aires, Santa Fe, Córdoba, Chaco, Mendoza, and the Capital Federal.
“New vehicles can transport higher volumes at a lower cost. It Is also about vehicles with more and better technology that make the circulation safer on our routes.
This is one more step for reducing logistic costs, which is a priority of President Mauricio MACRI and for which I work every day, “stressed Guillermo Dietrich, Minister of Transport of the Nation.
From the new regulations of the national Government that modified the Traffic Law (32/2018)
There are already 13 provinces
The country is already successfully circulating the First bitrain of 30.25 meters, the largest configuration allowed, This Is a
The Use of this vehicle has allowed savings of between 15% to 20%.
Source: El Cronista