SeaLand has achieved a significant reduction in transit times from Chile to the east coast of the United States, by improving its CLX service and connections. This positions the company as one of the best alternatives for exporting table grapes to the North American market.
The commercial manager of Sealand in Chile, Ignacio Urzua, stated that this season they intend "to be a relevant player in the market, which allows our clients to be competitive, improve control over their cargo, and have full visibility of their logistics."
With the new changes in its services, the company improves its transit times from San Antonio to strategic ports on the east coast of the United States, such as Philadelphia and Port Everglades, in just 18 days, with a convenient arrival on Monday. Meanwhile, the transit time to the port of Savannah is 21 days with arrival on Fridays. This represents an improvement of 4 to 5 days compared to last year.
SeaLand has also deepened its digital development by using the Captain Peter platform, which allows users to monitor their shipments during the trip, receive notifications and advice, temperature details, connections/disconnections, etc. The new transit times, added to the technology applied to the containers, allow better traceability and load control, which means the fruits arrive in better conditions.
Sealand has also focused on delivering a complete logistics service, one of the company's global objectives.
"Both at origin and at the destination, we offer all logistics services related to cargo handling, including land transport, comprehensive document service, deconsolidation of freight, storage, inspections, etc. Our goal is to continue positioning ourselves as the leading logistics integrator in the region, delivering more and better solutions, beyond the maritime service. In the case of grapes, the goal will always be to bring the product closer to consumers," concluded Urzua.