$ 6 Million for Logistics Center in Guatemala

Suministros & Alimentos invested in the expansion of its central distribution facility located in Zone 2 of Mixco.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

The new center has capacity to serve more than 1,700 customers and store approximately 318.000 cases of goods in their warehouses for frozen, refrigerated and dry goods.

Juan Carlos Ortega, operations manager of Suministros & Alimentos, told Elperiodico.com.gt, "the new center will serve clients like McDonald's, Taco Bell, Wendy's, TGI Friday's, Hooter's, Chili's, Applebee's, Quiznos, Cinnabon, Tony Roma's and Pollo Brujo, among others."

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December 2016

The Asian country believes that the improvement in the country's logistical conditions as a result of the Canal expansion, represents an opportunity to set up a distribution platform geared towards Latin America.

"... 'Panama already serves as a bridge, or as a window for the transit of Chinese goods into Latin America, and I think with the logistics development in Panama this role will increase more and will be made more use of by Chinese enterprises'" said the permanent representative at the Office of Chinese-Panamanian Business Development, Wang Weihua, according to Laestrella.com.pa.

El Salvador: Supply Center Planned

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The government intends to develop, using public-private partnership model, a distribution center for agricultural products.

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A Walmart Distribution Center in Panama?

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Negotiations are being promoted with the US chain for the installation of a distribution center for Latin America in the Colon Free Zone.


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Panama gives green light to Caterpillar contract

May 2008

Panama's comptroller-general ratified a contract between Caterpillar Latin America, the Finance Ministry and the Agency for Panama-Pacific Special Economic Area.

Under the contract, US-based Caterpillar acquired two building lots in Howard for a total of US$6.75 million. Caterpillar plans to build a laboratory on one of the lots for lubricants for machinery made by its subsidiaries, as well as a training center and a showroom for its construction equipment.

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