The government has announced that it will be preparing the groundwork for convening an international tender for concession of operation of the postal service.
Days after the closure of El Correo de Guatemala was announced, the government is finalizing details for the company to deliver the goods stored at its warehouses and provide continuity to the service, while a new tender is being prepared.
An announcement has been made of the opening of a new daily nonstop flight for international freight traveling to and from San Jose International Airport.
From a press release issued by Fedex Express:
MIAMI (Florida) August 28, 2014 - FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the company of the world's largest express transportation today announced the arrival on 4 August of the first FedEx cargo plane Boeing Express- 757F- to Costa Rica in order to provide a direct service for international shipments. Formerly served by smaller aircraft, the growing Costa Rican market is being leveraged with increased capacity and the best collection schedules in the market, with next day delivery to Miami and the rest of the United States.
The company founded on Colombian capital, Servientrega, announced its entry into the Costa Rican market in 2013, as part of its expansion plans.
Luz Mary Guerrero, president of the company said to the Colombian newspaper Portfolio that entry into Costa Rica is part of its expansion plans which include opening offices in Canada and Spain.
Nacion.com quoted Luz Mary Guerrero who said, "We are doing this first with the shipping operations, which is the area where we are strongest, for example at the level of the Andean region ... We are well advanced in these countries, the truth is that Servientrega’s business model is well consolidated and we are doing well. "
Founded in 1931 with one single-engine Stinson plane, TACA Cargo offers specialized cargo and courier services.
Eighty years later we bridge the Three Americas serving customers at 42 destinations in 22 countries in North, Central, South America and the Caribbean, including flights to Toronto, Canada and nine major U.S. cities. Among our destinations are New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Sao Paulo, Lima, Quito, Bogota, Caracas, and Santo Domingo.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (281) 443 1808