Foodstuffs are a special, sensitive kind of merchandise,  especially due to their impermanence, limited shelf life and short expiry date. Transporting foodstuffs demands an extraordinary fleet and an exceptional care.

In Poland there is still a very fragmented ownership of transportation services:  there are about 43 thousands of transporting and logistic companies,  out of which just 1 per cent owns a fleet of vehicles larger than 50 units.  In spite of this, the increase of profits and profitability of the companies reaches about 15 per cent annually,  whereas the increase of transport of commodities is estimated at more than 5 per cent annually.
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