Logistics and transport
A glance at Barranquilla and the state of Atlantico
  • The department is a strategic investment destination in Latin America and the Caribbean area establishing itself as a multimodal logistic platform. The maritime, fluvial, ground and air connectivity, its bilingual and trained human capital, and its real-estate spaces inside and outside the Free Trade regime to competitive prices getting positioned as a business center in the Caribbean region

  • Atlántico is an important platform for trade exchange given its strategic location in the Caribbean what facilitates the access to consumers and national and international suppliers thanks to free trade agreements developed with different countries, what allow us to gain access to a 1.500 million people market

  • Barranquilla offers a unique and privileged connectivity in the Colombian Caribbean that makes available to the companies 10 port terminals in the departments, specialized and multipurpose, suitable for handling general cargo, containers and solid and liquid bulk towards more than 60 countries in every continent. Additionally, the city complements is offer with the ports of Cartagena and Santa Marta which allows a better maritime connectivity in Colombia

  • Barranquilla is the entrance and exit door of the most important fluvial waterway of the country. Magdalena's river has a US$600 million investment in order to assure the navigability along its 1.092 km. The objective is making of Magdalena's river the major fluvial waterway for cargo movement by 2019, achieving a 40% reduction in the logistic costs compared to other transportation means

  • The international airport Ernesto Cortissoz has the longest runway in the country with a capacity of tripling its operations both in the passengers and cargo handling. The airport was given under license to Grupo Aeroportuario del Caribe and its USD$145 million investments will permit the development the services of NAC/INT passengers terminal, NAC/INT cargo terminal, private terminal, MRO services, and good and services commercialization

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