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Transport reduction in Tarragona petrochemical park

Industrial Complex of Tarragona, Spain

Since 1999

Type of solution:
  • Logistics and Mobility
Solution category:
  • Joint logistics
Transport reduction in Tarragona petrochemical park


High costs of transport have been the key element and the proximity between companies.

There was a continuous flow of trucks carrying products from one company to another.

Pipes connected them to receive their products, in this way they reduced the transport costs successfully. The materials to be interchanged between them are waste and products.

Best practices key factors

A: Meeting the demand

3 - the solution is identified as high strategic importance.

B: Successfully implemented

3 - the solution is successfully implemented, and it has achieved significant environmental and economic benefits.

C: Cooperative approach

3 - the solution has been achieved through a joint approach of more than 5 organisations.

D: Replicability and scalability

1 - the solution is replicable and/or scalable, but only limitedly so (e.g. depends on boundary conditions).

Why is it a best practice?

The short distance between the companies has been the key factor for the successful result.

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