CMA CGM has signed such a logistics agreement in Cuba to operate a logistics platform in cooperation with a Cuban company.
Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM Group’s vice-chairman, signed in Cuba in the presence of President François Hollande and of Matthias Fekl, the French Minister of State for Foreign Trade, on May 11th, an unprecedented agreement. This agreement covers the operation and development of a logistics platform on the port of Mariel, in cooperation with the major Cuban logistics company: AUSA.
CMA CGM will operate a 17 ha logistics platform with AUSA, including:
- 12,000 square meters warehouses
- 5,000 cubic meters of reefer warehouses
CMA CGM will be in charge of:
- the goods unbundling and distribution on the island
- the exports consolidation
- the import and export goods warehousing
- containers distribution
- empty and full containers storage.
CMA CGM has been present in Cuba since 2000 and is one of the only three shipping companies to call the country. It is the first international company to sign such a logistics development agreement in Cuba.
Created in 2001, CMA CGM LOG is the CMA CGM Group’s subsidiary specialized in freight forwarding and logistics solutions. Its 1,000 experts offer logistics solutions that are complementary to maritime services in 36 countries, including air freight, multimodal transport, custom clearance, warehousing and distribution… After a sustained growth in 2014 and the opening of offices in 6 new countries, CMA CGM LOG accelerates its development in 2015.