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The Port of Barcelona is the leader in the Mediterranean with regards to traffic of new vehicles and their components. Two modern specialised terminals with logistics and intermodal services for car distribution operate in the Port. Likewise, there are factories of multinational carmakers in the area near the Port.

Traffic and car production requirements have generated the highest degree of logistics specialisation needed to respond to a mature and highly competitive market. This market demands more integration than others in its supply chains.

Barcelona offers logistics services that cater to the many requirements of the industry, both in terms of finished cars and components. These include:

Value-added services for complete cars.
  Protection removal tunnels, car washing, pre-delivery inspection, installation of protective wrap guard, fitting of accessories, vehicle personalization, repair of damage suffered during transport, LPG installation.
Components also generate a wide range of services, such as:
  Design and implementation of joint solutions between manufacturers and suppliers; receiving shipments in production plants; warehousing services, subassemblies, JIT (Just In Time) and JIS (Just In Sequence) delivery and consolidation, supplies to production lines.

Specific logistics solutions for the spare parts market, to increase efficiency and profitability; spare parts management.

Specialised transport services: megatrailers and milk runs, complete car transport by road and rail.

International supply chain management; combination of inbound logistics for OEM and suppliers, and outbound to customer.

Thanks to Barcelona/Catalonia's industrial tradition in the motorcycles market, there are also specific logistics solutions for this segment.

Manufacturers of vehicles - cars and motorcycles - and of their components and spare parts can use Barcelona as a base for distributing their products or as a platform from which to serve production plants in other areas that are logistically less well developed. Manufacturers of electric vehicles - cars, motorbikes and bicycles - will find in Barcelona a logistics platform that is well prepared to place their products on the European and Mediterranean market.

Barcelona European Logitics Center (BARCELOC) -