(JACKSONVILLE, FL; July 26, 2005) Crowley announced today that effective August 1, Global Logistics Company (GLC) of Managua, Nicaragua will represent Crowley as its local logistics agent. The company will provide Crowleys logistics customers with a single point of access to freight forwarding, customs brokerage, air and ocean freight shipments, warehousing and domestic trucking within Nicaragua.
Initially, the 12-year old company will employ five professionals for servicing Crowley customers. GLC was formed as a subsidiary to an existing Ocean Carrier Agency.
With the appointment of GLC as our Nicaraguan agents, we hope to better serve our growing number of customers by providing them with access to one stop shopping, said Miguel Artiga, Crowleys vice president of sales and marketing.
Located at Antigua Pepsi 1 in Managua, Nicaragua, GLC can be reached at (505) 249-6780.
Crowleys logistics unit is a third-party logistics provider headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., and is part of the corporations liner segment. The company offers supply chain management, freight consolidation, warehousing, transportation management, and cross-docking services throughout the United States, Central America and South America. The companys transportation management center enables clients to combine and tailor services as needed, and taps into the company’s sophisticated materials and shipment tracking technology.
Oakland-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in 1892, is primarily family- and employee-owned and is engaged in worldwide logistics, liner shipping services, contract towing and transportation, energy support services, ship assist and escort services, vessel management and petroleum and chemical marine transport. Additional information about Crowley its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.
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