Broom Logistics, belonging to the Chilean group Broom, invests US $ 4.6 million in association with Petromil, to expand its supply network integration platform in the Cartagena port cluster, one of the four ports from which it operates in Colombia. It should be noted that the company seeks to be the extra-port logistics platform in the country and that this investment is followed by others that it will soon consolidate in Barranquilla and Buenaventura, reported La Vanguardia. “We doubled our installed capacity to 70,000 m², where we have the capacity to serve 350 vehicles daily and store 9,500 TEUs per month, and we have a substation for refrigerated containers with capacity for 40 Plugs [connections]. For cargo operations, we have a 5,000 m² cross-dock platform for the purpose of performing ITR services (Cargo transfer, consolidation and deconsolidation), as well as temporary storage for import and export cargo “, explained Luis Corso, CEO of Broom Group, Latam III.
Broom Logistics has two companies to provide its services in Colombia. One of them is the Logistics Activity Zone (ZAL) and the other is BGL ACI (International Cargo Agent). Likewise, as part of the logistics integration, it has a shareholding in OPL Carga, a company with more than 4.5 million tons transported annually. Among Broom Logistics’ service areas is a container platform for shipping companies; cargo transfer, with a focus on ITR services; and in-house port operator. “At Broom Logistics we are experts in the logistics management of refrigerated and perishable products, dry cargo, project cargo and loose cargo, integrating the supply chain with real value flows; we achieve competition and collaboration, from the needs of customers through land transport, customs coordination and cargo agency for export, as well as the correct interaction with the most important shipping lines in the world and the articulation of the port terminals of the country and the world “, highlighted Corso.