WTDC provides air and ocean freight forwarding services to Chile. WTDC has a strategic partnership with Chile’s largest trucking and logistics company to offer final mile pick-up and delivery in all parts of Chile
WTDC, a Foreign Trade Zone and Freight Forwarder in Miami, Florida, USA, and Empresas Perrot Group Inc., a premier Trucking and Logistics Provider in Santiago, Chile, announced a strategic partnership that creates seamless connectivity for customers across their complementary domestic and international logistics networks in the USA and Chile. WTDC and Empresas Perrot will be exclusive agents within each other’s countries as part of the agreement.
“Pairing Empresas Perrot’s trucking and logistics network in Chile with WTDC’s expertise as a foreign trade zone, freight forwarder, and customs broker in the USA is a great benefit for customers of both our companies,” said Sean Gazitua, President and CEO, WTDC.
“My grandfather was born in Santiago, Chile, so this partnership has special meaning to me. I would like to thank Empresas Perrot’s Owner Mauricio Perrot for his vision and his respect for our family. He represents the second generation of his family’s logistics business and I am a third-generation family owner and operator of WTDC. I look forward to working with Mauricio and the Empresas Perrot team to build a lasting relationship and a service.”
WTDC and Empresas Perrot provide door to door logistics services between the USA and Chile. We offer:
•Complete supply chain management between Chile and US
•Freight Forwarding – Worldwide Air and Ocean transpor
•Warehousing, consolidations, and fulfillment in Chile and US
•Customs documentation and clearance in Chile and US
•Drayage and port services in Chile and US
•LTL and FTL trucking services in Chile and US
•Last mile delivery, flatbed, and stepdeck in Chile and US
WTDC has been working with ProChile Southeast USA, Empresas Perrot, and City National Bank-BCI (a Chilean owned financial institution based in Miami) to develop a door to door logistics program with special benefits for small and medium Chilean exporters. ProChile, a division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, promotes Chilean exports of products and services with special attention shown to small and medium sized enterprises.
Chile is currently ranked as the 26th top U.S. trade partner through August 2020 and ranked 29th in 2019 (WorldCity). South Florida now has two of the top three ports for Chilean trade through August of this year, with Miami International Airport ranking number 1 and Port Everglades ranking number 3 (WorldCity). The U.S. WTDC and Empresas Perrot introduce this logistics service to a trade lane with few barriers and room for growth thanks to the Chile-US Free Trade Agreement. The FTA was updated in 2015 to eliminate most tariffs on imports between either country.
“This strategic partnership with Empresas Perrot will assist WTDC’s growth in the wine and spirits, mining, renewable energy, and technology industries,” Mr. Gazitua added.
WTDC and Empresas Perrot are poised to deliver innovative and efficient logistics solutions for our clients and we look forward to sharing additional details on the success of this partnership.