deugro boosts project logistics capacity in Brazil
Freight forwarding and project logistics specialist deugro has expanded its footprint in Brazil by opening a new office in Belo Horizonte. deugro Brasil chose the location to serve clients in the southeastern and central regions of Brazil, especially Minas Gerais.
deugro, that recently shipped 80,000 freight tons of project cargo to Indonesia, has strengthened its position on the Brazilian market over the last years by completing turnkey projects in the mining, oil and gas, pulp and paper, as well as the power generation and distribution industries. The new office is another milestone in the company’s push to serve clients across various industries in real time locally.
The office opened at the end of March 2021 and is deugro’s third location in Brazil, besides the offices in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. The focus is on serving clients with full project freight forwarding solutions primarily within the mining industry, but also in the agriculture, industrial, automotive and other industries.
The Belo Horizonte office will be led by Mark Hollenstein, regional director, deugro Brasil, who has over 20 years of experience in the project forwarding industry and has been leading deugro’s Brazilian offices for nearly 10 years.
“deugro has had a presence in Brazil since 2008. To be able to particularly support our clients from the mining sector even better, we decided to establish a presence in the Brazilian mining capital Belo Horizonte”, says Hollenstein.
With recent strategic hires, strengthening deugro’s Brazilian team, deugro is deepening its footprint in the mining industry and expanding its presence in this important industry vertical further. This includes the new hire of Aliny Santos as business development manager, who has been working in the mining industry and the Minas Gerais region for more than a decade.