Courier business expands in Panama

Copa Airlines, a regional carrier, increased its revenues for cargo in the first quarter of the year by 25.5 percent and the courier service DHL reported growth of 6 percent.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Messenger services, better known as couriers, of Copa Holdings and DHL Express have reported a good first quarter.
In Panama, during the first quarter of 2008 there was an increase of 17 percent in messenger services with inbound parcels, and 11 percent for outbound items.

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Between January and August this year, the Panamanian airline transported 9.6 million passengers, an increase of 18.9% compared to the same period in 2012. reports: "The subsidiary of Copa Holdings reported an occupancy factor of 76.8% through August, exceeding the 75.6% reported for the same date in 2012."

DHL Offers Discounts for SMEs Exports

October 2009

A 20% discount will apply for less-urgent shipments to the U.S. from any Central American Country.

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Roger Crook, CEO of DHL Express for the Americas Region, stated: "During times of economic uncertainty, finding cost-effective service alternatives like this is essential".

Courier Companies in Panama Redefine Strategies

March 2009

Companies operating in Panama are designing new services and changes in their organizational structures.

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DHL inaugurates new hub in Central America

May 2008

DHL inaugurated what it claims to be the industry's largest hub in Central America. With the new facility, DHL has increased its capacity to sort up to 5,000 packages per hour, representing a 250% jump from its previous shipping handling capacity.

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

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