Emergent Cold Latin America (Emergent Cold LatAm) has inaugurated a new facility located in Durán, Ecuador, which marks the beginning of the company’s operations in the country.
The refrigerated storage and logistics services provider announced that it intends to invest up to $50 million in the country over the coming years.
Emergent Cold LatAm said the new warehouse, which has capacity for 10,320 frozen pallets, was built using sustainable technological solutions to ensure energy and water savings. Its location is strategically placed to provide convenient access to key ports and is prepared for future expansions.
With its entry into the Ecuadorian market, the company aims to support the country’s infrastructure and contribute to the continuity of its economic growth.
Carlos Burgos, head of Emergent Cold LatAm in Ecuador commented: “We have the most modern facilities in the country, contributing to the competitiveness of the logistics sector in Ecuador, and adding great value to our customers in terms of safety, quality, and food preservation”.
Burgos added: “The country is known as the largest shrimp and banana exporter of the world, but certainly, all food producers and exporters can benefit from the state-of-the-art infrastructure that we are offering”.
Emergent Cold LatAm was founded in 2021, aiming to cover the need for modern cold chain solutions in the market and to meet increasing demand from domestic and global customers. The company currently operates more than 500 trucks and more than 60 cold storage facilities, including seven new facilities now under construction to complete a total of 11 countries across Latin America.
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