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Nestle

Nestle, the leading Nutrition, Health, and Wellness Company, that enhance lives with science-based nutrition and health solutions for all stages of life, helping consumers care for themselves and their families.

In 2010, Nestle Mexico, approached GP Logistics, as they were having several problems in their logistics operation in Chihuahua. Moreover, they had over 40 suppliers to deal within their supply chain, including their warehouse tenants. That also meant, over 40 different contracts, invoices, and payments.

GP Logistics became the first Nestle approved supplier to convert an operation into a successful 3pl. Nestle received savings in all of its supply chain, a long with operational efficiency and improving their customer service with their clients.

The 3pl conversion impacted Nestle in such a positive way, that it decided to convert their operations in Monterrey, Tijuana, Obregon and Gomez Palacio into GP Logistics 3pls.

This model has also been replicated for Nestle all over Mexico.

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Time Manufacturing

Time Manufacturing is the leading aerial lift manufacturer in the world. With two states in the art manufacturing facilities and over 300,000 square feet under roof, Time Manufacturing is one of the premier factories of its kind.
Time Manufactures exports to all over the world, Quality, and professional service are the keys to the success of the company.
LATAM is one important region for the company, they supply with their equipment from Mexico all over to Argentina,

In 2013 The company faced some problems regarding their logistics department. Their Freight Forwarding Company did not comply with the high standards Time Manufacturing needed to distribute and transport their equipment, Bad communication, Follow up and transit time were weak points of the service.

In October 2012 GP Logistics personnel approached TM to know and understand the logistics problems they were facing. After reviewing the business. TM decided to give an opportunity to GP Logistics to move 2 containers from Waco Texas to Medellin Colombia. The result pleased the Logistics department, Good communication, follow up, Excellent transit service at a very competitive cost.

Nowadays GP Logistics is the Authorized Freight Forwarder Company to all Latin America, covering 8 countries plus in 2016 Porteo Group added Domestic and International Air Cargo Freight to its portfolio of services.

Laura Samaniego LATAM Commercial Manager of Time Manufacturing said: “With Porteo Group Logistics is the least of my problems”

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