The multimodal logistics platform located in the hinterland of the port of Algeciras, SAM Algeciras, participates these days in a trade mission in the capital of Chile, Santiago de Chile. A great opportunity to publicize its specialized offer in logistics aimed at the fruit and vegetable sector. The international initiative, led by the Port Authority of the Bay of Algeciras with the support of Extenda, has had the full support of the company integrated in the logistics division of Grupo Alonso. A contribution in favor of encouraging, promoting and consolidating the Andalusian region as a strategic link between America and Europe.
In fact, the role of the port of Algeciras, one of the most important in Europe, is key because it is the first port of call after crossing the Atlantic. Equally relevant are those companies, such as SAM Algeciras, located only a kilometer and a half from the andalusian port, which, due to their services, infrastructure and vanguard, are at the service of the agro-export sector.
An unrivaled logistics offer
One of the main objectives of the visit to Chile is to meet, first hand, those industries or sectors of all types of perishable products that need logistical support in their exports via the andalusian port. In this sense, SAM Algeciras is a key ally for its specialized offer for temperature-controlled goods. It has facilities of 5,300 square meters where this type of operations can be carried out. It also has 11 cold stores, more than 8,700 pallet capacity and 15 loading and unloading docks for vehicles and containers. Another added value of the company is its reefer container repair service. Likewise, the specialized professionals with extensive knowledge of the operation of the company’s supply chain allow them to react as quickly and efficiently as possible in the event of any incident. Maximum professionalism at the service of priority industries.
In parallel to this specialization, SAM Algeciras has spent years developing a comprehensive quality policy that makes it one of the most advanced in the Iberian Peninsula. In addition to the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO), it has the IFS Logistics certification, the organic SHC, the SAE on the export of products of animal origin, the RGSEAA or the possibility of carrying out cold treatments and phytosanitary inspections for the export of products of plant products to third countries (PIF).
An intense commercial agenda
The agenda of the commercial delegation of these days in Santiago de Chile includes the celebration of technical conferences in which the operational or technological innovations are dealt with so that the most delicate merchandise reaches the Mediterranean, European and North African market in optimal conditions. Currently the port of Algeciras has connections with some of the most important ports in Chile such as San Antonio, Antofagasta or Valparaiso.