Kuehne+Nagel, a FEDA Associate member specializing in global logistics, is expanding its presence in the Caribbean with the appointment of Laparkan Trading Company in Georgetown, Guyana, and R.S. Gamble in Kingston, Jamaica, as independent non-exclusive agents.
Through these new agent agreements, customers in both countries will be able to connect their business with the 1,300 Kuehne+Nagel locations worldwide, accessing innovative and easily customisable logistics services.
Laparkan has more than 36 years providing ground-handling services to a range of overseas cargo operations. Guyana is considered one of the fastest-growing economies globally and an emerging energy market expected to grow further in 2022.
R.S. Gamble was established in 1998 and is a leading shipping provider in Jamaica, offering ground transportation and freight services. The company operates three offices on the island, two in Kingston and one in Montego Bay.
Jan Trittin, managing director Central America and Caribbean cluster at Kuehne+Nagel, states: “These new partnerships represent a major step for the company in South and Central America, strengthening its presence and enhancing business networks and connecting people and goods. We are delighted to collaborate closely with our new partners supporting the region’s growth and development.”