Port Business, Definitely, Changed.

During the existence of Latinports, in different forums and in this column that ends today, we have been warning about the mistakes of the sector in a market that does practically not grow: unnecessary terminals (white elephants), proliferation of terminals in areas port (favela ports), over-investment, etc. To complete, shipping companies, as livelihood, have been merging and creating alliances of cargo sharing, considerably limiting the competition, just as they have aggressively entered the port sector with own operators or agreements with multinationals; now they are extending its activity through the purchase of logistics companies with wide coverage, to offer service door to door, thus covering the entire chain. What remains then for the independent port terminals?

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