New Sea Route Guatemala - Philadelphia

Since July a new weekly route between the port of Santo Tomas de Castilla and the private terminal Holts Logistics has been operating in Philadelphia, USA.

Monday, August 10, 2015

From a statement issued by the Guatemalan Exporters Association (Agexport):

The Table for US Division Logistics Competitiveness at AGEXPORT informs the export sector of Guatemala that the company Sealand in coordination with Holt Logistics launched in July 2015 in the city of Philadelphia, United States, a new shipping service between Guatemala and Philadelphia.

The service will be managed on a weekly basis out of Santo Tomas de Castilla destined for the largest private port in the United States, Holts Logistic, located in the city of Philadelphia.

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