Member Focus: SACO Paraguay

SACO Paraguay began its activities in March 2010, and since then it has established itself as one of the leaders in the Paraguayan market for the shipment of partial maritime cargoes – LCL as well as FCL and Air cargoes. The growth during these years was sustained, which is why it currently occupies a place of reference in the field of foreign trade.

SACO Paraguay makes international logistics possible for both imports and exports in LCL, FCL and Air modalities. They also have a wide local network of outsourcing services to support customs clearance processes, and transfer or delivery services in a local plaza to any point in the country.

Why choose SACO Paraguay?

SACO is a brand with a long story in the local market. They have developed strong partnerships with local outsourcing providers, as they know the potential actors in the local logistics industry. Furthermore:

  • They handle general cargo and, under special request and subject to confirmation, temp. controlled and pharma goods. This is also dependent on availability space within the warehouse of the state located side of the principal airport of Asunción: Silvio Pettirossi. They also have access to Guarani Airport in Ciudad del Este, located in the East side of the country at the border of Brazil.
  • They have a bonded warehouse for air cargo under an importer or exporter license.
  • Cold storage facilities are private upon customers’ negotiations or provided by the state subject to space taxes and fees that are placed upon importer or exporter accounts directly.
  • Their principal routings include Latin America (Chile), North America (USA, Europe, Spain, Germany, Italy), and Asia (China and Turkey).
The Current Market

SACO is a worldwide network that differentiates itself from its competitors in the number of global connections it offers to clients. They also have the expertise and the support of global brands. Currently, the market of Paraguay is slowly growing, so it’s showing signals of recovery from external stressors according to the small market in comparison to its bigger neighbours.

SACO Paraguay is proud to share that they were awarded the import under state tender of highly sensitive medical equipment, with control of movements and shocks, carried out successfully from Hamburg to Asunción.

Thank you to Agustin Garcia (General Manager) for sending us some interesting facts about the team in Paraguay.