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News / 1 de July de 2024 / by CFH

General Safety Regulation enters into force

In June last year, the European Union published the General Safety Regulation (GSR), which stipulated new regulations for trucks over 3.5 tonnes. This affects a large number of goods transports, setting out certain requirements for the approval of new trucks. Today, in July 2024, this regulation enters into force. The name...

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News / 6 de June de 2024 / by CFH

The reform of weights and dimensions in freight transport

The Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) has already begun processing the regulation that will increase the masses and dimensions permitted in the transport of goods. In relation to this, on Wednesday 22 May, the Ministry of the Interior published the draft order that will modify the General Vehicle Regulations to include...

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News / 21 de May de 2024 / by CFH

FTL vs. LTL: what are they and what are the differences?

Road freight transport is a key activity for any sector. Without it, many companies and organisations would be unable to provide service and attention to their customers’ needs. Just like them, companies also have their transport needs, and that is why there are modalities such as FTL and LTL. Which of the two is...

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News / 29 de April de 2024 / by CFH

Reducing CO2 emissions in freight transport

In a post-pandemic world, the need to mitigate the impacts of climate change has been demonstrated to be enormous. Our duty lies in creating a more efficient environment, where resources are not wasted and the impact of human activity on the climate is limited. We can no longer return to a “business as usual”...

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News / 29 de January de 2024 / by CFH

Challenges in access to affordable industrial land in Galicia

Galicia, a land of deep-rooted traditions and breathtaking landscapes, has experienced remarkable economic growth in a variety of industries. However, despite this progress, a crucial challenge has arisen that directly affects the transport and logistics sector: access to affordable industrial land. Galicia’s economic...

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News / 19 de December de 2023 / by CFH

New energy sources for road transport

Road freight transport is growing steadily. However, plans to limit its greenhouse gas emissions are not keeping pace. Considerable progress has been made in recent years in decarbonising vehicles such as cars, buses and light commercial vehicles, but progress is much slower for medium and heavy trucks. Beyond natural gas,...

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News / 21 de November de 2023 / by CFH

Impact of the Euro Regulation on Road Freight Transport in Spain

With 329 votes in favour, 230 against and 41 abstentions, the European Parliament has finally approved the proposal drafted weeks ago by the chamber’s Environment Committee on the reduction of emissions from road transport (cars, vans, trucks and buses), which represents a somewhat looser interpretation compared to the...

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News / 3 de October de 2023 / by CFH

Freight insurance: Integral protection

The world of road freight transport is a vital part of the global economy. Every day, thousands of trucks travel the roads of Spain and beyond, transporting essential goods that keep our lives and businesses running. However, in this sector, unforeseen events can occur at any time, making freight insurance an essential part...

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News / 26 de September de 2023 / by CFH

Keys to choosing the ideal transport provider

In today’s world of logistics and transportation, choosing the right suppliers, one of the most critical pieces in the value chain of any business, can make the difference between a smooth and efficient operation and a supply chain plagued with problems and challenges. Often, this decision can seem exhausting, but in...

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News / 18 de August de 2023 / by CFH

How to improve order accuracy in warehouse management

Order accuracy refers to a company’s ability to collect, organize and deliver the right products, in the right quantities, to the right destinations and at the right times, according to customer specifications and expectations. This ranges from proper inventory management to the correct preparation and packaging of...

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