$4 Million Investment in Logistics Center in Panama

Ricardo Pérez S.A., a distributor for Toyota, Daihatsu and Hino, is building a logistics center with advice from the Toyota Corporation.

Friday, March 13, 2009


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The logistics center, located near the Pacific and Atlantic ports, will open in May.

Fernando Miranda, vice president of post-sales for Ricardo Perez S.A., explained the advantages of the center to La Estrella de Panama: "This project brings efficiency and agility in customer dispatch, reducing time and cost." It will allow the company to “reduce the time between port arrival and placement of the products for sale from 5 to 2 ½ days."

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