Covid news

For the third consecutive year, Andamur maintains its collaboration with the “Jesús Abandonado” foundation, this year focused on the actions that the foundation is carrying out regarding the health emergency in the Covid-19. From Andamur we have made an economic contribution to collaborate in the 400 daily services that are being offered and that include a hot dish at midday and a cold dinner at night.

A collaboration that we have made during the two previous years and that on those occasions consisted of the “Month of Bread” in which from Andamur we financed all the bread that was distributed in the dining room during a whole month. In addition, workers and managers of Andamur did a day of volunteer work in the soup kitchen of the city center of Murcia.

This action is part of our CSR plan #WeTakeCareOfWhatMatters, within its axis of social commitment and is added to other measures carried out during this health crisis in which we have donated 9,600 masks to the different reference hospitals in the communities where our Service Areas are located. We have also fitted out our washing facilities in Andamur Lorca and Andamur Guarromán so that emergency, safety and health vehicles can be washed free of charge.

At present, stress is more present in the work of professional drivers and many transporters may suffer it due to the uncertainty and pressure caused by the health crisis of COVID-19.

To help control this problem, the Foundation for Road Safety (FESVIAL) has published 10 recommendations to try to manage the stress that can be caused by the current situation in driving:

  1. Get the necessary hours of sleep to be rested and keep in mind proper sleep hygiene.
  2. Do not spend too much time on negative thoughts that may cause worry or stress.
  3. Avoiding alcohol consumption and not self-medicating.
  4. Don’t set unattainable goals that can create pressure and overload. It is essential to always prioritize the most important goals.
  5. Enjoy your free time by doing something pleasant or fun. This will make you put aside for a moment the negative thoughts and worries caused by the situation.
  6. While driving, listen to music you like to make the trip more enjoyable. Don’t overhear information about the pandemic on the radio. It is important to be informed but over-information can lead to a feeling of constant uneasiness.
  7. Maintain a healthy diet that prioritizes fruits, vegetables and legumes and drink plenty of water. Staying hydrated is essential.
  8. Reduce consumption of tobacco, coffee and other stimulants.
  9. Control your speed even when there is no traffic. High speeds can create tension and stress.
  10. If you suffer an anxiety attack while driving, it is best to stop in a safe area as quickly as possible. If you can not relax, ask for help. Shortness of breath, palpitations, choking sensation or overflowing are some symptoms of suffering a panic attack.

We are in a difficult and very responsible situation, but we must not lose sight of the fact that health is always the most important thing. Take care of yourself behind the wheel!

With the Ozone Generator service, our clients can disinfect their truck cab or car in just 10 minutes, in any of our own service areas

Our customers can already disinfect their truck or car cab with the Ozone Generator Service available in our six Service Areas. This generator provides complete disinfection of truck cabs and private vehicles in just 10 minutes, through the generation of ozone that serves to eliminate bacteria, viruses, fungi and other pollutants present in walls, floors, ceilings and fabrics of the cabin.

A free service with which we continue by the side of the truckers, facilitating the day to day of their routes in these complicated moments in which, in addition, they are so necessary. This service is also available for our car customers, presenting their BonusCard.

One more action that is part of our CSR Plan “Cuidamos lo que Importa” (We care about what matters) in which we want to pay special attention to the care of the driver.

This protection measure, moreover, joins all those implemented since the beginning of the alarm state, in order to offer the best of services by adapting to the established health and safety requirements:

– We have adapted our food/catering services to make them compatible with the legislation that, during this situation, prevents the opening of restaurants.

– In the same way, we have adapted our own stores with screens and other protective elements, so that our customers can do their shopping comfortably and safely.

– On the other hand, we have made available to our customers a total of 20,000 masks and 11,000 hydroalcoholic gels in our Service Areas.

– We have also donated 9,600 masks to the various reference hospitals in the communities where our Service Areas are located

– Finally, we offer a free washing service for emergency, safety and sanitary vehicles in our washing facilities in Andamur Lorca and Andamur Guarromán

In Andamur we are sure that together we will come out ahead. Because now more than ever #EveryTripMatters

 

The new regulation on driving and rest times for transporters of goods on Spanish roads will be in force until 31 May.

To avoid confusion, we at Andamur will explain the new regulation, which must be taken into account by all truck drivers,  from now on

1-Daily driving – A maximum of 11 hours per day is established. Driving breaks must be every 4.5 hours and mandatory daily breaks are set at 9 consecutive hours of driving (instead of 11).

2- Weekly rest – It is established that every four weeks at least two normal weekly rests of 45 hours must be taken, and consequently the other two reduced rests of 24 hours may be taken, either in continuous or alternate weeks, and without the need to compensate for the reduction not taken.

Furthermore, it is maintained that whatever the length of the rest, it may in any case be taken on board the vehicle provided that it is adequately equipped and the vehicle is parked.

3- Limit on weekly and bi-weekly driving hours – The obligation to carry out a maximum of 56 hours of driving per week and 90 hours per two-week period continues.

 

In Andamur our duty as a company is to collaborate with society in the face of a crisis like the one we are suffering today. Under this commitment we have donated 9,600 masks to the reference hospitals in the communities where the Andamur Service Areas are located.

Hospital La Inmaculada de Huércal- Overa (Almería), Hospital Universitario San Agustín de Linares (Jaén), Hospital de Figueras (Gerona), Hospital de Txagorritxu de Vitoria-Gasteiz (Álava), Hospital Virgen del Camino de Pamplona (Navarra) and Hospital Rafael Méndez de Lorca (Murcia).

This social commitment action is part of our CSR plan “Cuidamos lo que Importa” (We care for what matters) with which we intend to give back to society part of what it gives to us. We know that it is critical and essential material for them at this time, so it becomes an essential action.

Since the beginning of this health crisis, in Andamur we have promoted in the most effective way all our services, both in our own Service Areas and in our Associated Service Stations. All the updated information can be found in our news section Andamur Today.

Being aware of the situation in which we find ourselves, we want to transmit a special message of support to all citizens, in general and to all health personnel, truck drivers and companies in the sector in particular, for their responsibility, solidarity and commitment in these days.

Together we will get through!

In Andamur the security and health is the first thing, for that reason we put at the disposal of our clients masks and hydroalcoholic gels. They are available in all our Service Areas free of charge, while stocks last, for all those professional transporters who request them during these days.

Since the beginning of this sanitary crisis, in Andamur we have adopted the necessary measures that have been indicated by the authorities, optimizing in the most efficient way all our services, so important these days for the professional drivers. The services active both in our own Service Areas and in our Associated Service Stations can be consulted here.

We are aware that we are facing a situation of enormous complexity for everyone, but with values such as Responsibility, Solidarity and Commitment, we are convinced that we will succeed.

Now more than ever, Every Trip Matters!

 

The transport sector is one of the most exposed and necessary during this crisis and hygiene and disinfection are vital for the safety of the driver.

First of all, we must know the difference between cleaning and disinfection, both of which are necessary and complementary. Cleaning helps with the elimination of germs, but does not mean their complete elimination, but focuses more on getting rid of visible dirt. On the other hand, disinfection, due to the type of products used, does allow for the elimination of any type of fungus, germ or virus, although it does not necessarily eliminate visible dirt.

Thus, when it comes to disinfecting the truck, it is not enough to clean it as usual, but after a thorough cleaning, a good disinfection must be carried out with specific products (alcohol, bleach, special cleaners) with special concentration on the steering wheel, the gear lever, the interior handles to open the doors, the coasters, the seat belts and the controls on the steering wheel, audios and screens. These are the parts of the truck with which you interact the most and therefore the most bacteria can be contained.

In addition, you must bear in mind that when you clean your cabin, you will find different surfaces and it will not be possible to use the same product for all of them if you do not want to end up damaging them. Microfiber towels, brushes, cleaners, disinfectants are some of the materials needed to carry out a successful disinfection. However, always using the necessary protection to avoid burning your skin or inhaling chemicals.

To go deeper, we share with you this video from Ammo NYC in which they show us how to carry out the disinfection process of our vehicle.

 

 

From the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, Andamur has been working everyday at its 100% to deliver the best services to all truck drivers. Services that go from fuel supply, food/catering service, complete food and hygiene catalog in our stores to personal hygiene services such as bathrooms and showers. Always assuring the best quantity of serviced allowed while fulfilling all the strict safety and hygienic measures.

We have created a series of food virtual catalogs in six of our own stores with the aim of having companies and drivers totally informed about the products and services we provide before they get to our stations.

Visit our online catalogues and enjoy our products on your way: 

Giving everyone our best, Together We Will Make it Through, because now more than ever Every Journey Matters.

After more than ten days of official confinement, in Andamur we want to keep on transmitting the same message of support, affection and positivism to all the companies that in some way reflect their activity in the transportation field. 

Here is all the information of the services that our Andamur Station Network that includes both all of our own Service Areas and all of our Associated Service Stations.

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In Andamur we are betting on offering quality services to all our client during these special circumstances we are finding ourselves in. We hope that the situation ends as soon as possible with the best outcome for all. We want to transmit all of our support and manifest that we are right by your side.

Giving everyone our best, Together We Will Make it Through, because now more than ever Every Journey Matters.

In Andamur we are aware of the importance of the restoration on the road for teh transportation sector.

For that matter, in difficult moments such as the ones we are living on, we would like to offer a range of possibilities according to everyone’s needs.

Thereupon, we will detail the available services you can find in each of our service areas:

El LÍMITE

24h open restaurant. Indoor and outdoor Service.

Phone orders: (00 34) 950 52 87 90

LA JUNQUERA

Indoor service. Everyday from 6am to 11pm.

GUARROMÁN

24h open restaurant. Indoor and outdoor Service.

Everyday from 10am to 4pm.

PAMPLONA

Indoor service. Monday to saturday from 7am to 11pm.

SAN ROMÁN

Indoor service. Everyday from 7am till midnight.

LORCA

Food available at store.