PHILADELPHIA and MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (October 1, 2018) — BDP International, a leading privately owned global logistics and transportation services company, has opened an office in Montevideo, Uruguay.
The Montevideo location is BDP’s first office in Uruguay and will be overseen by Operations Manager Javier Veleda. Veleda will report to Hector Midolo, BDP’s Managing Director, Latin America.
“Latin America has a rich history of being an international trade hub, which continues to be driven by the ongoing infrastructure modernization and new global free trade agreements,” Midolo said. “BDP’s customers have always had a significant presence in Latin America, so we must continue growing and expanding our global reach to meet their evolving business needs.”
This location marks BDP’s 14th location in South America; in total, the Philadelphia-based BDP has 151 offices worldwide.
BDP’s Montevideo office will offer chemical, petroleum, mining, energy and retailing customers with a wide array of services, including:
- Ocean/air export and import
- Customs clearance
- Control tower services
- Ground transport
- Purchase order management
Montevideo serves as the regional hub for the Southern Cone and it is considered the gateway to the South Atlantic coast providing access to Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay with 11 free trade zones and free port services.