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September 21, 2014
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Port of Cartagena plans expansion of cold chain capabilities
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Cartagena, Colombia, serves as a major logistics center linking the Caribbean to more than 432 ports in 114 countries. The port recently reached a record high of 2,018,389 containers moved at the end of 2012 — an unprecedented achievement in Colombia. Technology is one of the port's major strengths, and there are currently plans for the port to enhance its position as a cold logistics distribution center. According to Erick Valencia of SPRC in an article in the September-October issue of COLD FACTS magazine, the port is positioned to continue growing in capacity and in importance to the region. Read more in COLD FACTS. Growth opportunities in the booming city and throughout Latin America will be explored at the Latin America Cold Chain Congress, taking place in Cartagena on October 6-7, 2014.More

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