In our country, where 450 thousand transports are made per day, the contracted transport volume by logistics companies is only one third of the total transport volume and is around 150 thousand trucks per day. The remaining 300 thousand truck transports per day take place directly in the spot market and are carried out in a closed ecosystem in the Ambar-Simsar-Kapıfront triangle. The owner of the vehicle, the trucker, wants ready-made cargoes with commissions between 100 TL and 500 TL depending on the load, through the brokers at the transportation sites or the vehicle transportation brokers, and carries out the transportation with simple contracts with the loader.
Among the logistics companies that come to the fore in the sector in Turkey, where many global actors also operate; We can list Netlog, Ekol, Ceva, DSV, CH Robinson, Alisan, Mars, Horoz, Borusan, Omsan, Arkas, Gökbora, Barsan, Sertrans, Solmaz, Fevzi Gandur, Reysaş, Orkun, Kıta, Eyüp, Taha. The average daily FTL (full truck load) transportation of the top 5 logistics companies with the largest volume in the Turkish logistics market is approximately 2,500 trucks. With this volume, none of them have even 1% market share in the market.
95% of the trucks on the roads belong to individuals
In the last two decades, the proportion of their own trucks, which are defined as %22self-owned%22 in large logistics companies engaged in contract logistics, has decreased considerably. Rising costs and the heavy burdens of contracts have driven companies away from self-ownership. The self-owned ratio of many large logistics companies fell below 5%. There are such logistics companies that they transport 2,500 trucks per day and they do not even have a single self-owned vehicle. Everyone with their own truck supply systems; collects trucks using primitive methods from garages, co-ops and shipping sites. Logistics companies are trying to keep 25-30 thousand truck spot trucker candidates ready in their portfolio in order to be able to reach them at any time in order to carry out their operations in a healthy way.
WHICH PROVINCES HAVE THE FASTEST AND LASTEST RETURN LOADS?
The axis with the highest truck traffic and the lowest freight per kilometer in Turkey was the Istanbul-Adana line. km. The highest freight prices per head were realized on the Istanbul-Hakkari, Istanbul-Diyarbakır lines, and 7 thousand TL was seen from time to time. The lines with the heaviest truck traffic were the Istanbul-Ankara and Ankara-Adana/Mersin lines. Rize, Diyarbakır, Hakkari, Şırnak and Trabzon are at the top of the provinces in Turkey where truckers wait the most to find a return load or have to return without receiving a load. If the trucker chooses to wait, the waiting time for the load can be up to 3.5 days. Mersin and Adana are at the top of the provinces with the fastest return load. Another interesting data is from Bursa; It is on the lines of Kocaeli, Sakarya, Gebze, Balikesir and Istanbul. Freight prices on these lines can vary by more than +/- 50% from week to week depending on the instant supply and demand situations.
TIRPORT DIGITALIZES ITS LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT END TO END
In Turkey, where daily transportation of 300 thousand FTL (full truckload) takes place directly in the spot market, outside the sphere of influence of logistics companies, TIRPORT ( www.tirport.com ) digitizes logistics operations management from end to end. Loaders and load carriers come together in the spot market with the TIRPORT cargoCEPte application. Param TIRPORT KART with electronic money infrastructure, which has started to become the preferred payment tool of the sector, enters as a %22Secure Payment Tool%22 between the loader and the trucker.
According to the data of the first 6 months of 2020, a total of 297,657 trucks were transported in TIRPORT, Turkey’s leading digital platform in the logistics sector. Trucks transporting with TIRPORT covered 83,939,274 km in the first 6 months of the year. According to 6-month data, the average travel of a truck is 282 km. took place as Turkey’s leading digital platform in the logistics sector, TIRPORT, reached 42 thousand active truckers at the end of the first 6 months of 2020. It provides operations management services to nearly 500 SMEs and transportation companies. The number of FTL transports it manages daily has exceeded 2,000. It aims to reach 4 thousand transports per day by the end of 2020, and to exceed 25 thousand transports per day by the end of 2022. 20 thousand of the targeted 25 thousand transports will be carried out as logistics operations management services provided to logistics companies and large manufacturers, and 5 thousand daily transports will be performed directly in the spot market via TIRPORT.
“PARAM TIRPORT KART” IS THE NEW GENERATION PAYMENT TOOL OF THE LOGISTICS INDUSTRY
The new generation “Param TIRPORT Cards” with TIRPASS (contactless at the pump) and Troy feature offer truckers up to 7% discounted fuel at the pumps at contracted fuel stations, collect freight charges in advance from contracted station cashiers, and instantly discount shopping from many Param contracted member businesses. utilizing its opportunities.
With the PARAM TIRPORT Card, the cargo owner safely entrusts the cargo to the TIRPORT trucker, makes the payment to TIRPORT, while the trucker transports the goods with the TIRPORT assurance, uploads the delivery documents digitally through the TIRPORT App and can safely receive his money as agreed.