Santiago, CL, 8 March 2022

– Agency agreements in Guyana and Jamaica

– Partnering with two shipping leaders in both countries

With operations in 21 countries within South and Central America, the globally operating logistics provider Kuehne+Nagel further strengthens its presence in the region, appointing Laparkan Trading Company Ltd, in Georgetown, Guyana, and RS Gamble in Kingston, Jamaica as its independent non-exclusive agents.

As market leader in Sea Logistics, Kuehne+Nagel also holds its strong position in Air Logistics. Thus, through these new agent agreements, customers in both countries will be able to connect their business with the 1,300 Kuehne+Nagel locations worldwide, accessing innovative and easily customisable logistics services.

Laparkan has over 36 years providing ground-handling services to a range of overseas cargo operations. Guyana is considered one of the fastest-growing economies globally and an emerging energy market expected to grow further in 2022.

R.S. Gamble was established in 1998 and is a leading shipping provider in Jamaica, offering ground transportation and freight services, with three offices on the island, two in Kingston and one in Montego Bay.

Jan Trittin, Managing Director Central America and Caribbean cluster at Kuehne+Nagel, states: “These new partnerships represent a major step for the company in South and Central America, strengthening its presence and enhancing business networks and connecting people and goods. We are delighted to collaborate closely with our new partners supporting the region’s growth and development”.

Kuehne+Nagel’s comprehensive service offering in the Caribbean region includes Sea Logistics full container load (FCL) and less-than-container load (LCL), Air Logistics services, customs brokerage, delivery, warehousing, special transportation requirements for the energy sector as well as healthcare, temperature-controlled goods and oversize cargo.

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