El Salvador: New Refrigerated Distribution Center

The Ransa company with an investment of $3 million, has opened its first refrigerated distribution center.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

After six years of operation in the country, the company has ventured into the area of refrigerated logistics, said Emilio Fantozzi, general manager of Ransa.

"This new logistics management will allow the company to enter a high demand market and address the existing logistics services for perishable foods. It will also allow Ransa to expand into new business formats, creating the option for them to become an integrated solution for their customers", said Fantozzi to Elmundo.com.sv.

The center has a total area of 1,980 square meters.

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Galores Cold Storage is investing $30 million in building a refrigerated storage facility in east Panama.

The facility will be located in the area of Las Mañanitas, near Tocumen International Airport, and will have capacity for 900 40 foot containers.

Pa-digital.com.pa reports that, "the new center aims to attract 60% of its customers locally and the remaining 40% from companies needing to distribute chilled merchandise via Panama to other parts of the world".

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