New Online Consulting and Resources Center by DHL

The purpose is to provide PyMEs (small- and medium-sized businesses) the information and resources necessary to grow on a global scale.

Friday, February 20, 2009

The new center, called “Mundo PYME,” is accessible at “,” and will contain specialized information on 38 countries of Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada. The list of countries will increase gradually and, from Central America, Panama and Costa Rica are already included and the incorporation of Guatemala is being scheduled for May of 2009.

As written by Leticia Vindas Elfinancierocr com, the general manager of DHL Express Costa Rica, Rodrigo Quirós, expressed in a broadcasted message: "Entering the international market is possible regardless of the size of the business. We understand entrepreneurs."

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"It is key for DHL to continuously invest in strengthening our global network.

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