Colon Free Zone

Venezuelan debt, subject at meeting with zone users

Meliton Arrocha, the Minister of Commerce and Industries, held a meeting with the Colon Free Zone Users’ Association to discuss the formation of technical working groups and establish a schedule for addressing the problems facing zone users, to be chaired by Surse Pierpoint, the Free Zone Manager, and Néstor González, the Vice Minister of Foreign Trade.

In addition to Surse Pierpoint, also attending the meeting were Ana Margarita Reyes, Coordinator of Staff of the Ministry [...]

British Ambassador visits Colon Free Zone

A visit of the British ambassador, Ian Collard and the Head of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, Mr. Alan Gogbashian to the Colón Free Zone is another effort to recover the commercial movement, said Surse Pierpoint, General Manager of the zone.

In a presentation at the administrative offices of the ZOLICOL, the visitors learned details required by new businesses that plan to operate in the zone and about [...]

Colón Free Zone Quality Office carries out survey among users

Auditors of the Quality Control Office of the Colón Free Zone conducted a survey of businessmen in the commercial area to assess their opinion of the quality of service offered to them.

“We launched this survey of users to listen to their perception of the services provided by the Free Zone on solid waste collection, declaration of commercial activity, transportation, passes and public warehouses. It is important to assess the quality of services we offer [...]

Colon Free Port studied by free zone and governmental entities

La Dirección de Ingresos, Migración, Aduana, Asesores y personal de la Zona Libre reunidos con el Gerente de La Zona Libre, Surse Pierpoint

The Manager of the Colon Free Zone, Surse Pierpoint, met with representatives of the Department of Revenue, Immigration, Customs, and advisers and staff of the Free Zone to discuss technical issues on the Colón Free Port project.

The project is part of the new Colon development plan, with the initiation of studies to extend the benefits of the Free Zone to the 16 city streets of Colon.

This law is for national citizens and tourists [...]

Third gate opened in Colon Free Zone

Third gate opened in Colon Free Zone

The Colon Free Zone administration has opened a third access gate to the Colon Corredor, located on Calle 17 A San Eladio, for entry and exit of personnel and rolling stock.

Surse Pierpoint, General Manager of the Colon Free Zone, said the new entrance enables the development of new commercial premises in the area of 17A street.

The Director of Security, Luciano Franco, said that it will have security and Customs officers to ensure order [...]

CFZ management holds course on complaints

The Colon Free Zone (CFZ) management, headed by Surse Pierpoint working in conjunction with the Coordinating Committee for a Continuous Improvement Process, held the workshop “Handling Customer Complaints for Free Zone Users” with the aim of improving the processing and correction of complaints made by visitors to the area.

The main speaker was Liznette Ceballos, Bureau Chief of Quality Management, who explained how to comply with the form, “Application of Opportunity for Improvement,” a protocol [...]

Colón Free Zone manager takes part in “C3 Opina” forum

Gerente de la Zona Libre de Colon, Surse Pierpoint

The Colón chapter of the Panamanian Society of Engineers and Architects held the first “C3 Review Forum” to present the government with a plan to develop activities in the province under the government Mega project, “Urban Renewal-Human Integration.”

Engineer Flor Moreno, Director of the Colón Chapter, stated that the purpose of the forum is to call attention to the needs of the Colón community by creating a plan in line with its needs that will [...]