Road Transport Industry Analysis

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The road Transport industry is divided into around 20000 road carriers, which represents more than 70 000 trucks. 90% of these companies are individual businesses, thus they escape to social and tax legislations. In addition with these official carriers, there is a parallel market composed of informal activities, which make the transport cost very high. The traffic is dominated by the private sector and has been deregulated since 2003. The railway transport is operated by one major public company: the ONCF (National Organization of Railways). They are responsible for the exploitation and the maintenance of the railway. But there is a project to privatize the ONCF in order to open the market to concurrence. The maritime transport has been deregulated…show more content…
It is in charge of the transport of passengers and goods in all the country. It develops and improves the railway operations by buying new Alstom locomotive. Its main freight activity is the transport of phosphate across the country. 4.3.2 Road Hauliers: Attrans North Africa Transport It was created in 2012 and is a subsidiary of Attrans. Its head office is situated in Malta, close to North Africa. This company is very well-equipped regarding the concurrence. Indeed it owns several mega-box trailers, refrigerate trailers, tarpaulin trailers, tautline, hanging -garment, flat, headboard, low load trailers and car carriers. Thus, it carries any type of goods. Société marocaine des transporteurs rapides First company of transport and mailing in Morocco, SMTR-CARRE was created in 1947 and became Moroccan in the early 70’s. The main shareholder is the ONCF. It owned a modern fleet composed of about 150 trucks. It main activity is the mail and parcel transport across…show more content…
It carries more 683 000 tons of goods per year in the whole world with more than 9500 ports of call. It does a lot of regular lines and owns namely contenairs vessels, Roro-vessels, auto-vessels. Now, it also insures logistics services. 4.3.4. Freight Airlines: Royal air Maroc The Moroccan national airline bought a B733 dedicated to freight only. RAM freight traffic represents 65% of the market share from Morocco and even more from France, Belgium and United Kingdom to Morocco. This traffic represents 20000 tons of cargo each year. It proposed seven different products like Cargo fresh for refrigerated products, cargo tech for technologies stuffs and cargo art. Med airlines Med Airlines is based in Casablanca and owns 4 Fokker 27-500 cargo and a Boeing 737-400 cargo and its own road transport fleet. Med airlines proposes regular lines with Paris, Porto, Bamako and Dakar. It became an international airline, which proposes different services like urgent freight and Hazardous goods transportation. 4.3.5. Agent freight forwarders
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