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Smart Logistics reinforces its presence in the perishable sector with its participation in Anuga and Fruit Attraction

The food industry, an economic sector of prime necessity, currently relies on outstanding logistics. The transport, storage and processing of perishable goods are crucial aspects in the day-to-day work of an integrated logistics operator.

The refrigerated division of Smart Logistics, a global forwarder, is an expert in the transport and maintenance of all types of perishable goods. Thanks to the help of new technologies, this division ensures the traceability of goods at all times.

In recent weeks, the company has presented its services at two of the most important international trade fairs in the food sector: Anuga and Fruit Attraction. Events that have brought together experts and professionals from the food industry and cold logistics.

Key events for the global market

These trade fairs are two of the most important events in the global food and agriculture industry calendar. Anuga is held in the German city of Cologne, Germany, and is considered the world’s largest trade fair for the food and beverage industry. Fruit Attraction, on the other hand, is held in Madrid and focuses specifically on the fruit and vegetable sector. Both events attract a diverse audience that includes producers, distributors, importers, exporters and industry professionals, making them ideal platforms for showcasing innovations and developments in the industry.

Smart Logistics‘ participation has been a strategic step in consolidating its position in the international market. On this occasion, the company has highlighted its expertise in cold chain solutions for transport, which is of utmost importance in the handling of perishable products. From temperature tracking and monitoring systems to specific storage and transport solutions. It all adds up to the best logistics offer for this industry.

Commitment to refrigerated transport

As an integrated logistics operator, Smart Logistics handles all types of temperature-controlled transport. The company offers key services that guarantee high quality in the refrigerated sector, such as:

  • Cold Treatment: an innovative real-time temperature control system that guarantees the integrity of the cargo at all times.
  • Frozen or refrigerated transport: guarantees the maintenance of the cold chain and perishable products during transport.
  • Qualified professionals: the team of expert workers in cold logistics guarantees constant supervision of the goods.

Smart Logistics is a key logistics partner to guarantee quality and efficiency in the transport of temperature-controlled goods, ensuring absolute traceability in the maintenance of the cold chain.

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Smart Logistics expands business in the Americas with new branches in Guatemala and Uruguay

Smart Logistics continues to increase its presence in the Americas through its international brand Alonso Forwarding. The latest example is the launches in the Latin American countries of Guatemala and Uruguay with offices in the capitals of both countries, Guatemala City and Montevideo. These branches reinforce the logistics coverage to and from America with the rest of the world.

On the one hand, Alonso Forwarding Guatemala works with all types of productive sectors and industries, with special attention to services such as refrigerated or temperature controlled cargo, IMO merchandise and Project Cargo. One of the great assets of the new branch is its privileged location as a regional logistics hub, with direct access to both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In addition, the country has an extensive road network that makes it a point of excellent connections between Central America, Mexico and the United States.

On the other hand, Alonso Logisictics Uruguay markets comprehensive and competitive international logistics services such as maritime, air and land transport; multimodal operations; crosstrade or foreign trade advice. The branch works with shipping agencies, consolidators, airlines, bonded warehouses, free zones and insurance companies.

Both teams are composed of professionals with extensive knowledge in the logistics sector and international trade. The experience and dedication of Silvana Morales (Managing Director of Alonso Forwarding Guatemala) and Luis Gustavo Jarrín Torres (Managing Director of Alonso Forwarding Uruguay) are fundamental pillars for the success of these new openings.

Expansion and international leadership

The branches, created under the Alonso Forwarding brand, are present in the world’s main production, distribution and consumption centres. A brand synonymous with solidity, efficiency and competitiveness which, according to the prestigious international ranking carried out by the specialised logistics publication “Transport Topics”, is ranked 35th in terms of the most important international forwarding companies.

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The new corporate image of Smart Logistics

Smart Logistics has started the new year with an important change in its corporate image. A transformation that is already being applied to its website and other digital media, such as Linkedin, the professional network by excellence. This renewal will also be reflected in all of the logistics operator’s promotional material and merchandising (notebooks, pens, bags, etc.) over the coming months. 

A commitment to a more elegant, avant-garde and global brand with a new logo and corporate colours dominated by forest green and black, synonymous of elegance and seriousness.

Smart solutions to limitless ideas

The development is part of Smart Logistics’ ongoing efforts to drive growth and consolidate its position as a national and international market leader. Especially in the case of industries as important as perishables, project cargo and general merchandise. In addition, this launch coincides with the implementation of its new claim, which will be used by the brand: Smart solutions to limitless ideas.

From now on, more sustainable images will be used in different media to highlight Smart Logistics’ commitment and awareness of the environment, which is fully committed to the future of the planet. These values are directly related to the philosophy of a company that looks to the future with enthusiasm and hope.

More than 200 agents worldwide

Smart Logistics, an integrated logistics operator, is part of three large distribution networks that offer global coverage. It also works with more than 200 agents to ensure that its goods transport services reach any part of the world safely and efficiently.

As a freight forwarder with more than seventy years of experience and a large team of highly qualified professionals, the daily mission is to offer global logistics solutions with a totally personalised and unequalled service.

Among its corporate values, commitment to work; effort; passion; human and professional quality; versatility, for its ability to adapt to new challenges, open up to new markets and promote development as well as dynamism. To excel and strive for excellence must always be on the roadmap.  Smart solutions to limitless ideas!

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