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Japanese logistics company seeks to establish in Colima

Karla Salinas | 02.03.2015

Mai Takura, Business Development Department Manager for the Japanese company Kamigumi, visited the headquarters of the Docks’ Integrated Management of Manzanillo, Colima, where he held a meeting with its General Director, Jorge Bustos Espino; Juan Carlos Cordova Estrada, Planning Manager, and Candy Gutierrez Vargas, Promotion Assistant.

Mai Takura, Business Development Department Manager for the Japanese company Kamigumi, visited the headquarters of the Docks’ Integrated Management of Manzanillo, Colima, where he held a meeting with its General Director, Jorge Bustos Espino; Juan Carlos Cordova Estrada, Planning Manager, and Candy Gutierrez Vargas, Promotion Assistant.

Kamigumi is the largest fleet terminal for containers, bulk merchandise and vehicles in the harbor of Kobe, Japan and it's a company of great prestige worldwide.

After learning about areas of opportunity and the advantages Manzanillo's shore offers, Mai Takura expressed a huge interest, thus proposing to assess the possibility to establish a Mexican subsidiary.

"I have visited about 50 ports around the world and I see great potential in Manzanillo".

The harbor handles about 1% of vehicle shipments nationwide. For that reason, Kamigumi projects, if the company is established and focused on the movement of automotive units, this percentage will rise to over 20%.

Moreover, Mr. Takura made public that they are willing to provide advice on the mechanisms and technology development to raise the efficiency and competitiveness of the Dock of Manzanillo.

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