Living off arepas and siestas, Colombia is a land known for its richness of coffee, mountains, and adventure.
A country swanked by the Andes to the Caribbeans down south, from Bogota to Cartagena, from the capes to the culture of Latin, Spanish America, it has been a land of diverse topography beckoning and appealing to tourists and businesses from all over the world for ages. And for 30 years now, global LCL consolidation leader, ECU Worldwide has powered these businesses with efficient, seamless global cargo movements.
With oceans all around Colombia, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, it has been an important hub for ocean freight. With its freight and logistics market that had a value of USD 16 billion in 2021 and expected to record a CAGR of more than 8% till 2022, there is no denying the demand for convenient, customized shipping solutions. And it is no wonder then, that with its unmatched capabilities and unrivalled network, ECU Worldwide Colombia has been a force to reckon with for three decades now.
A global presence across continents
A key reason for ECU Worldwide Colombia’s success has been its approach of leveraging expertise to offer customers the flexibility and agility to align ocean freight movements as per the changing dynamics of the global market, as well as rising expectations of end consumers.
ECU Worldwide Colombia has and continues to give businesses in the region the advantage of global connectivity through more than 2400 direct trade lanes, as it touches its milestone of 30 years as a dominant market player.
“We feel great pride and joy as we touch this 30-year milestone. And it really wouldn’t have been possible without our customers who continue to trust us with their cargo and of course, our team members here in Colombia and all over the world. They are the ones who make it possible to create the unmatched synergies that strengthen ECU Worldwide Colombia to set benchmarks of excellence”, says Rebeca Chavez, Country Manager, ECU Worldwide Colombia.
The central office in Bogota is at the helm, providing nationwide services of internal transport for pick up, customs, deliveries, and air services, with successful operations in Medellin City and Cali City that connect businesses to 180 countries with door-to-door deliveries in more than 50 markets.
Delivering digitally-enabled excellence
At the forefront of identifying future trends and offering unique products and services that cater to specific requirements of domestic and international supply chains, ECU Worldwide Colombia also exemplifies a digital-first approach.
In keeping with its commitment to customer centricity, and customers’ and freight forwarding partners’ needs for a shipping experience that offers resilience, better control over cargo movements, end-to-end visibility and integrated solutions from one reliable partner, ECU Worldwide Colombia enables them to ship with a click, through ECU360, a state-of-the-art digital logistics platform.
With a plethora of features like instant quotes, quick bookings, easy access to sailing schedules and relevant information, reports and analytics, value-added services like insurance and trucking, as well as the use of automation to enable faster transactions and reduced manual errors, ECU360 is certainly making shipping an on-demand experience.
Having reinforced its market position for 30 years, with a future-ready perspective and expert team that always believes in going the extra mile for its customers, ECU Worldwide Colombia looks ahead to many more decades of delivering excellence and helping businesses broaden their horizons.