April 10, 2012
Colombia´s strategic geographic location offers great advantages for this kind of services, that low costs and reduces time of deliveries. Our country has 1.359 ocean-freight frequencies, almost 1.000 air connections, and direct flights to the main countries across America. There are 13 cargo airlines available only for the United States market, as well as 1.574 cargo flights per week, 13 shipping companies and 296 ships with weekly routes to the United States.
With over 1,359 ocean-freight frequencies and almost 1,000 air connections, Colombia offers excellent export logistics.
- 3 hours average transit time (Bogota-Miami).
- Flights to every major in the Americas.
- 13 cargo airlines flying between Colombia and United States (every day cargo services).
- Capacity: from 15 to 52 Tons.
- 1.574 cargo flights between Colombia - U.S. per week. (Includes cargo flight and passengers flights with cargo services)
- There are International Freight Airports in the following cities: Bogotá, Barranquilla, Cali, Medellin, and Cartagena.
- 17 shipping companies serve routes between Colombia and United States
- 4 Major ports on the Caribbean Sea in the cities of Cartagena de Indias, Barranquilla, and Santa Marta; and one on the Pacific Ocean in the city of Buenaventura.
- 296 ships serving routes between Colombia and United State including:
12 direct weekly sea freight services routes from Colombia to the United States:
- 3 direct weekly services entering to the west ports of the U.S.
- 9 direct weekly services entering to the east ports of the U.S.
- Transit time, by sea, between Colombia (Cartagena) and United States (Miami or Port Everglades) varies from 3 to 8 days and a additional service in 6 days, directly Cartagena - New York.