Alonso Group increases its presence in the Americas with the launch of Alonso Forwarding Guatemala

The new branch strengthens the forwarding division’s coverage from Central America to the rest of the world. Its privileged location as a logistics hub has direct access to the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean. This launch represents the expansion and strength of the international freight forwarding division of Alonso Group, Alonso Forwarding Holding.

Alonso Group increases its presence in the Americas with Alonso Forwarding Guatemala

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The port of Queztal in Guatemala

The freight forwarding division of the Alonso Group, grouped under the Alonso Forwarding Holding brand, continues to increase its presence on the American continent. The latest example is the launch of Alonso Forwarding Guatemala with offices in the country’s capital, Guatemala City. The branch strengthens the logistics coverage to and from Central America with the rest of the world.

Alonso Forwarding Guatemala works with all types of productive sectors and industries, with special attention to services such as refrigerated or temperature controlled cargo, IMO merchandise and Project Cargo. One of the great assets of the new branch is its privileged geographical location as a regional logistics hub with direct access to both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In addition, the country has an extensive road network that makes it a point of excellent connections between Central America, Mexico and the United States.

Alonso Forwarding Guatemala is made up of a team of more than ten professionals with extensive knowledge of the logistics sector. At their head is Silvana Morales, a professional specialised in international trade and customs, with extensive experience in the management of diplomatic offices and local export promotion entities. “We are going to work very closely with the rest of the Alonso Group branches around the world, especially with all those located in the LATAM region, such as Costa Rica, Panama, Peru, Colombia, Argentina and Uruguay”, says the Managing Director of Alonso Forwarding Guatemala, which is now fully operational.

Guatemala, one of the most important markets in Central America with a population of over 17 million inhabitants, is one of the largest economies in the region. It is a country with great development opportunities related to the construction of infrastructures (transport, energy or telecommunications) and the promotion of new economic centres beyond the capital. In particular, the regions located along the ports of the Pacific and Atlantic coasts.

The expansion and international leadership of Alonso Forwarding

The launch reinforces the coverage that Alonso Forwarding Holding currently offers to and from Central America. In addition to Guatemala, the brand is present in Panama and Costa Rica through Alonso Forwarding Panama and Alonso Forwarding Costa Rica respectively. The best maritime, land and air connections with the world’s main logistics centres, including the Panama Canal. A strategic infrastructure for international trade with great economic and logistical influence.

Alonso Forwarding Holding is currently present in the main production, distribution and consumption centres of the five continents. A brand synonymous with solidity, efficiency and competitiveness which, according to the prestigious international ranking carried out by the specialised logistics publication “Transport Topics”, is ranked 35th in terms of the most important forwarding companies in the world.