Rising to join Singapore, Dubai and Rotterdam as the fourth node in global logistics.
With its location at the centre of North-South and East-West shipping lanes, Jamaica is the choice of global logistics companies to be the Hub of the Hemisphere, serving a market of 800 million, and becoming the gateway to Europe and Africa. With the establishment of the Logistics Hub, Jamaica will become an important part of the global value chain.
Jamaica is preparing for the 12,500 TEU ships that will be passing through the Panama Canal come 2015.
JAMAICA – Well developed Infrastructure for Growth and Investment
World class sea ports and air cargo facilities will mean the efficient and cost-effective handling of all forms of sea and air freight, while special economic zones, free zones and logistics parks will offer the perfect tax-efficient option for global businesses wishing to move goods to and from the massive North, Central and South American markets.
With major investments and global partnerships, Jamaica will become:
- The transhipment and air cargo logistics hub of the Western Hemisphere
- The Caribbean’s strategic handling point for bulk commodities
- The Latin America and Caribbean centre for aviation-related maintenance repair and overhaul and ship repair and dry docking
Large corporations and logistics service providers will want to set up operations, control towers, headquarters and BPO centres in the island.