- This expansion in physical space is to be coupled with a comprehensive growth of the business and the generating of new employment opportunities.
March, 2021. The Costa Rican company, Segex, has invested approximately $10 million to double its production capacity in order to offer integrated logistics services to important companies in the life science industry within Coyol Free Zone.
The new 5,000m² building has a distribution center with room for 6,000 pallet positions, a product conditioning laboratory, large reception and unloading areas, spacious cold rooms as well as common areas designed to promote the well-being of its employees.
Segex is a company that operates under a SEL license, that is, a logistics services company set up under the Free Trade Zone Regime. The business proposal lies in offering flexible and comprehensive solutions for services such as inventory management and control, ordering, packaging and reworking of products as well as logistics solutions (imports, exports and multimodal transport); they are for companies that manufacture or distribute pharmaceutical products and/or medical devices.
In the short term and coupled with this growth in physical space, Segex hopes to introduce new services related to transportation, customs and distribution, which will mean the opening of new sources of employment.
“At Segex we offer solutions that go beyond logistics. Our purpose is to add value by bettering conditions and facilitating the management of the supply chain for our clients so that they can focus on their production and manufacturing processes,” commented Silvio Segnini, president of Segex.
In this regard, Carlos Wong, General Director of Coyol Free Zone indicated that “the ecosystem, specialized in the needs for life science companies operating from Coyol Free Zone, is very favorable to the business growth of national companies such as Segex, and as a result, they can offer their services to more companies, thus demonstrating the country’s capabilities to provide ideal conditions for the foreign direct investment sector”.
Thanks to its experience and specialization in the life science industry coupled with the knowledge and compliance with the highest quality standards, the company has managed to establish itself as the logistics partner for multinational companies in the medical and pharmaceutical sector as well as distributors for national pharmaceutical companies.
Segex is a Costa Rican company that provides comprehensive logistics services. It is the only logistics operator specialized in the health sciences industry, specifically the supply chains of companies that manufacture and market drugs and/or medical devices. Being set up under the Free Trade Zone Regime, the company can offer its clients various benefits and facilities in its logistical operations. For more information, visit: www.segex.co.cr /LinkedIn: Segex