- 23 February 2016
- Transport / Logistics Services
The Spanish member of the FPS global forwarding and NVOCC network Operinter has opened two new branches in Spain and Peru.
Operinter’s Peruvian branch will handle mainly imports, providing a door to door service. The company offers full multimodal forwarding services. It is also an accredited Customs Broker with a strategic alliance with GLF Aduanas, the Peruvian customs agency. This will be Operinter;s third office in Latin America.
The new operation will be based in Lima, the country’s capital and will be managed by Maria Elena Reyes who previously worked for Acciiona Forwarding. She has over 25 years in the freight industry.
Operinter’s new office in Portcastello in the Castellon province of Spain. This will be a satellite of the company’s main operation in Valencia, and will be targeting the major ceramics and tile producing businesses in the region. This will be the company’s 20th domestic office.
Managing Director of Operinter, Pedro Lopez said, “Peru is one of the most active economies in Latin America, attracting strong investment from Spanish companies in recent years. This is driving growth in two-way trade with Spain, making it a logical next step in our international expansion.
“Our Castellon branch has great potential to support the region’s ceramics manufacturers, giving them easier and more local access to our comprehensive range of services.”
The company is the third largest freight forwarding and logistics operation in Spain. It has 20 branches in Spain and 7 in other countries, mostly in Latin America. Its sister company Traimer has four offices in Spain.