GAC and Ultramar Logistics join forces
Posted: 15 April 2011
GAC Energy & Marine Services LLC (GEMS) and Ultramar Logistics (U-LOG) have joined forces to offer integrated logistics solutions to the oil & gas and mining sectors.
This mutual collaboration expands the existing GAC agreement with Ultramar Logistics to include GEMS, to provide professional services to this fast-growing sector across Mexico and South America.
"Our cooperation represents the right combination to provide a total logistics solutions for the oil, gas and mining industry in South America," said Carlos Arrieta, President of GEMS.
"Ultramar Logistics is a leading service provider for the energy sector from ports to sites across Latin America. Their local expertise, coupled with GAC’s global network and the extensive GEMS portfolio of services, will provide great beneficial support for the industry, both regionally and beyond."
The South American oil & gas and mining sectors are set to attract considerable international investments.
The GAC-Ultramar Network was formed in 2004, combining GAC’s worldwide experience and resources with Ultramar Network’s local expertise to provide tailor-made port and hub services to Principals with ships calling at ports throughout South America.
GEMS was established in 2010 in Houston to offer a wide-range of services for the oil & gas and mining sectors, including: in-house case packing; international or domestic air & ocean freight management; and charter & project service. Its facilities provide 65,000 square feet of covered warehousing space and 45,000 square feet of open air storage and use the latest IT systems for track & trace and reporting management of all its operations.