International cargo airline, FedEx, and the Colon Free Zone company, Farmazona, have joined forces in establishing a logistics park in Colon.
The park is located in the former Fort Davis, which is now an area integrated with the Colon Free Zone.
Alexandre Cecolim, FedEx sales executive, said the alliance of these two great companies is part of the endless quest to meet the different needs of customers with join efforts and experiences from the new Colon Free Zone Processing Zone.
The company is established with 28,500 meters of land and has air-conditioned warehouses for storage of different types of products that require stable temperatures, whether chilled, dried or frozen.
The system or programmed warehouse management allows to have better control and inventory management for clients.
From this Processing Zone cargo can be shipped to any destination, whether by air, sea or land.
As the largest cargo airline in the world, FedEx offers comprehensive supply chain solutions through its alliance with Farmazona for local compliance.
Farmazona is the largest external logistics operator in Central America with two modern regional distribution centers which combine over 29,264 square meters of warehouse area with 400 employees to serve customers. Farmazona is ISO 9001 certified, and has served the pharmaceutical, medical device, high tech and automotive industries, among others, for over 54 years.
Some of the products handled in the complex are automotive, industrial, agricultural chemicals, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies.
The FedEx worldwide supply chain solutions will also be a regional distribution center for Central America and the Andean region of South America.
Customers will have access to trained staff on duty 24 hours a day via the Global Command and FedEx Supply Chain control equipment.
FedEx leverages its global network of strategically located storage facilities, with extensive capabilities to design a distribution model that improves performance and profitability.
A variety of value-added services are offered to customers of FedEx Supply Chain: transit shipments (cross docking), ordering, delivery reviews, light assembly of components (kitting), assembly, labeling, consolidation, temperature controls and optional humidity, packaging and transportation solutions under cold chain logistics solutions design, automatic orders inventory replenishment, conditioning, conditioning quality assessment, returns management, return management of raw materials and optimal level of inventory.
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