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Agromark trusts Tosca to deliver broccoli to the United Kingdom

In order to achieve efficient transport to the United Kingdom Agromark was faced with the need to obtain a packaging solution that would guarantee the quality of its products at all times. The exporting company entered into an agreement with Tosca, which, after an individual study, declared that the most effective way to improve efficiency and keep the broccoli in optimal condition was to replace the rigid plastic containers that the company now uses. Used to

Carlos Domenech: “We are very pleased to work with Tosca since 2015 because of their expertise in the fruit and vegetable logistics chain”

Tosca has introduced a collapsible and reusable plastic container, designed to solve all the questions raised. This flexible plastic container measures 120x100x80 cm and is supplied with a base made according to the specific needs of broccoli to protect its quality and freshness. Even if the collapsible container is full, the broccoli is not damaged. This Tosca solution stands out for its ventilation, which guarantees the freshness of Agromarked broccoli until it reaches its customers.

Cost savings

Taking advantage of Tosca’s collapsible containers, Agromark has been able to reduce reverse logistics by up to 75%. Agromark used to return a total of 56 trucks every 28 weeks. Now, with the improved efficiency of collapsible containers, the manufacturer caters to 14 return trucks at the same time. By eliminating 42 round trips every 28 weeks, Agromark has made significant savings while reducing its CO2 emissions. Plus, this reusable property is easily repaired, so you avoid throwing away packaging and buying new ones when they break.

Logistics savings

Tosca’s collapsible container measures 80cm when full, the same dimensions as rigid plastic containers. However, Tosca’s container can be folded when empty and its size has been reduced to 36.5 cm, which is what Agromark needed to retrieve its empty assets from the UK, as Tosca’s solution costs £182 per truck. Enables collapsible containers to be carried. Thanks to this, Agromarkt can transport up to 104 more containers per truck than with rigid containers.

Carlos Domenech, Director of Operations at Agromarkt, said: “We are very pleased to have worked with Tosca since 2015 because of its expertise in the fruit and vegetable logistics chain. When we face challenges, we turn to Tosca. Their The team works with us to understand our needs and recommend the best solutions to make our supply chain more efficient and modern.”

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