Import: Logistics & transport
- What do We do?
Thanks to our structure, we can import all types of fresh products from anywhere in Europe and North Africa, guaranteeing delivery times and high quality standards. At Vitotrans we offer our clients a quality, flexible service, adapted to their needs and optimising each journey and load.
We specialise in fruit and vegetable imports from Spain, different points in Europe and North Africa. We have extensive experience in logistics and international road transport of freight for the primary sector. Our experience and high logistic capabilities allow us to operate on a daily basis with large supply chains of food and perishable products throughout Europe.
We offer our international transport and logistics services for imports from anywhere in Spain, Europe and North Africa.
We have weekly routes from North Africa and Eastern European countries, as well as from the main European transport capitals.
Through our partners we are present in the main logistic centres of Europe and North Africa with the entry of freight by sea transport.
We are a Spanish company specialised in the import of temperature-controlled, refrigerated and frozen freight of food and perishable goods.
At Vitotrans we are aware that immediacy is an essential value in logistics and transport. For this reason, and thanks to our capacity, we offer a service for the import of quality freight, flexible and adapted to the needs of our customers immediately, covering a large part of Europe and North Africa.
Thanks to our versatility and adaptability to the market, we offer various types of road transport according to the size of your company and needs. From full loads to part loads, through batches or groupage. Whether you have a single load, or several loads each week, at Vitotrans we can manage your cargo and offer you an optimal solution to your import and road transport needs.
We have an important presence in Europe, in countries such as Portugal, France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Holland and Belgium, as well as working on other routes with countries such as Croatia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania.
In addition to Europe, we operate actively in North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia) with important routes and cargo flows for the import of fresh and perishable products.
With Vitotrans you can manage the logistics and international road transport of your freight in the mode you need, ambient, controlled, refrigerated or frozen, in just one call and from the peace of your office. We are the Spanish logistics operator that offers you security and peace of mind for all your loads, without any setbacks. From origin to destination, in perfect condition.
We have extensive knowledge of the markets in which we operate. Our team has extensive language skills and knows how to resolve problems with companies and institutions in the destination country and assess processes and risks in advance.
By entrusting us with the logistics operations for the import of goods by road, you will have a team of professionals at your disposal who will always keep you informed of the status of your freight and who will guarantee you the best possible optimisation of cargo flows. All you have to do is tell us the place of loading and unloading, and we will take care of the rest.
In recent years, fruit and vegetable imports (fruit and vegetables) have experienced constant growth due to consumption needs.
Imports of fresh fruit and vegetables in 2021 maintained the upward trend of previous years, with a year-on-year growth of 5.5% in volume and 4.5% in value, amounting to 3.6 million tonnes and 3,258 million euros.
Vegetable imports stood at 1.5 million tonnes (+1%) and 887 million euros (-1%). Potatoes remain the most imported vegetable, with 878,123 tonnes and 225 million euros, although they showed a decline compared to 2020 of 4% in volume and 14% in value. Green beans are also among the most imported vegetables, with 118,264 tonnes and 135 million euros, although they also fell by 10% in volume and 5% in value compared to 2020. In contrast, tomato imports grew strongly in 2021, with an 8% increase in volume and 3% in value, totalling 178,161 tonnes and 156 million euros. It is the vegetable whose imports grew the most in 2021.
With regard to fruit, imports in 2021 rose to 2 million tonnes (+9%) and 2,372 million euros (+6.7%), with a strong growth in avocado, up 22% in volume and 20% in value, totalling 214,202 tonnes and 412 million euros. Similarly, imports of bananas increased strongly in 2021, with 368,770 tonnes (+14%) and 201 million euros (+12.5%); of kiwifruit, with 158,323 tonnes (+15%) and 263 million euros (+12.5%) and of pineapple with 170,379 tonnes (+12.5%) and 116 million euros (+8%). Apple also stands out, since, although with lower growth of 3% in volume and value, it is one of the most purchased fruits abroad with 184,631 tonnes and 156 million euros.