We are facing a very dynamic international economic atmosphere, in which companies have a more global and strategic vision of their own business activity, reaching new marketplaces and clients.
The internalization of companies, wether they belong to the transportation or any other fields, is due to their desire for gaining competitivity, market diversification or augmenting their productive capability, definitely, it is owed to their desire for expansion.
Internationalization can assure us great future perspectives. However, we cannot obviate that this is a complex and expensive process that requires an entire transformation of the company’s organisational structure. A process that involves the achievement, in different stages, of the stipulated objectives.
When it comes to minimizing the risks of the internationalization process, it needs to be taken under account certain elements such as the economic, legal, technical and human capacity of the company. Likewise, having the right instruments and the appropriate advice to face the challenges we might find on our way are key to guarantee the success of this process.
Despite of the demands submitted by the market diversity, internationalization means “opportunity”.
Despite of the demands submitted by the market diversity, internationalization means “opportunity”. It offers benefits that are worth to spend time and effort. In fact, if we speak of the transportation field, it incentives companies by inertia to an opening of the fronteers disposing of all viable means for efficiency and continuous growth.
The internationalization of transportation companies share some common features with other sectors and agents of the supply chain, although mainly the challenges that this filed face are others with specific characteristics to be considered.
By covering a bigger market volume, the going abroad of the road transportation companies may repercute in a better optimization and rentability. Nonetheless, we need to look for the most appropriate routes and make a right follow up of the itineraries while incrementing the number of displacements in the shortest time and lower cost.
For all these reasons, in order to achieve their goals, international transportation companies need to take an analytic and assessable attitude leaning on experience and the facilities that the sector offers, paying special attention to the logistics of each operation.
International transportation companies international transportation companies need to take an analytic and assessable attitude leaning on experience and the facilities that the sector offers.
ANDAMUR’S PROJECT: Internationalization, sustainable growth and service extension
Together with professionals and transportation companies, Andamur’s entrepreneurial attribute and the client’s need for an expansion beyond our fronteers were the factors that impulsed this growth strategy.
The objective became, in addition to provide for the European clients, accompanying clients all the way from the origin point to their final destination while offering differentiated services so the routes would became easier to manage for the transportation company, as well as more comfortable for the drivers.
Andamur’s project also carries the creations of new departments in the heart of the company, new job positions and a reorganization of the directive team: without a doubt, an infrastructure that will allow to conduct a great project:
With more than 160 stations distributed through the entire continent (Spain, France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Austria and Slovenia), the Andamur’s International Service Stations Network provides transportation companies and professionals everything required for a simple, secure and efficient fleet management. Aspects such as tax refund, the implementation of only one toll payment device for different countries or the safety –together with all the advantages offered by the ProEurope card– place Andamur at the forefront as an integral solution for all type of itineraries and international routes.
New challenges are about to come: Extension of the International Station Network, Intermodality in transportation or the only toll payment device, among others. Andamur will continue to bet on a sustained growth with the only purpose of offering facilities to clients and solutions to the needs of the sector.