MIAMI, Fla. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lobraus Trade Finance Corp. (www.lobraus.net), a global, full-service trading company, today announced the launch of their innovative End-to-End Concept, allowing Lobraus customers to concentrate all their trade operations in one supplier, who is able to manage all aspects of an international logistics operation from acquisition through delivery.
“Our End-to-End Concept goes far beyond the already established Door-to-Door,” said Renato Ferreira Founder and President of Lobraus. “At one end, Lobraus acquires the merchandise, then it contracts all the forms of transportation required to ship the merchandise to the destination country. After clearing customs and paying duties and taxes, Lobraus delivers the goods to the final destination, and even invoices in local currency. In addition, Lobraus has signed agreements and alliances with large financial institutions and banks to provide customers and suppliers with the necessary credit lines to negotiate the best prices throughout the whole supply chain.”
Lobraus has custom designed a software called “e-Urgent” specific to track and follow the whole process of the “end-to-end” concept. With this software the client can control from beginning to the end of the process included Back Order Control.
In November of last year, Lobraus held an event in Hong Kong, China, to promote the new End-to-End Concept. The Ambassador and Consul of Brazil in Hong Kong, Mr. Armando Frazão, together with Renato Ferreira, were among the 300 guests that also included local entrepreneurs and business partners. Similar presentations are planned for the other main hubs in the Lobraus network including Mexico City, Mexico, and Frankfurt, Germany.
In tandem with their promotional calendar, Lobraus is investing more than 10 million dollars in two innovative projects for the South American market. Their goal is to be the “Gateway” from South America to China and vice versa.
The first is the installation of a Logistics Distribution Center for South America in Montevideo.
“We have plans for an immediate expansion of the Montevideo installations in order to service our customers in a much larger market, said Ferreria. “Lobraus is committed to helping Montevideo become a great regional logistics hub. Uruguay, and particularly Montevideo, is a strategic place for Lobraus as a result of a privileged geographical location, an uncomplicated legal system, low operational costs and a very efficient port. It is for these reasons that Lobraus has decided to install the Distribution Center for all of South America in Montevideo, investing in infrastructure and technology to offer a state-of-the-art logistics base capable of functioning not only in the maritime transport, but also air and ground transportation as well.”
In addition to the construction of their Distribution Center, Lobraus has plans in progress to operate charter flights between Montevideo and China and, in a second stage, between Montevideo and the United States as well as Europe. These flights will allow Lobraus to offer customer’s the ability to import and export merchandise to all South America through Uruguay.
Lobraus’ second major expansion project is called “Take-off Minas Gerais” taking place in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. This region, with the city of Belo Horizonte at its epicenter, has well-known strategic advantages for this type of activity and Lobraus has a decisive presence in this project. Through partnerships and alliances with unions and cooperatives within the region, Lobraus intends to help these companies to achieve their foreign trade goals, reaching out to China, North America, and Europe.
At the same time, Lobraus is working together with the Minas Gerais government in adapting the existing infrastructure for the requirements of such an important project. The goal of Project Minas Gerais is to create and attract 200 companies with an economic potential of generating a GDP of 1 to 2 billion dollars a year and more than 100,000 jobs.
As part of this expansion, Lobraus will build a Distribution Center in Minas Gerais, designed specifically to handle products of this region. Furthermore, Lobraus will initiate the operation of charter flights between Belo Horizonte and the United States for the import of raw material and the export of final products.
Lobraus has invested and will continue to invest heavily in the development of South American markets and these investments will be especially valuable for the regions where Lobraus will operate its Distribution Centers. The companies in these regions will benefit from the great ease in importing and exporting products and raw materials, and be able to take advantage of the speed, agility, low cost, and minimal bureaucracy that Lobraus’ End-to-End Concept provides.
For more information please visit www.lobraus.net
News issued by: Lobraus Trade Finance Corp.
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