Port Services - TECON
Sepetiba Tecon is one of the country‘s main container terminals, offering a modern infrastructure and strategic location to importers and exporters from the most important destinations and origins. With better facilities, services and capacity than the average of national terminals, the terminal has become the ideal port for concentration and distribution of loads in the South Atlantic.
Among the several services provided by the terminal, the Porto-a-Porta (Port-to-Door) offers to customers of Sepetiba Tecon an integrated logistics solution. This service unloads the containers at the port and delivers it at the destination by railway. Everything in made in a practical way, with all fixed costs included, integrated coordination of the logistics chain and commitment to service levels. Porto-a-Porta also has reduced cargo insurance (ad valorem 0.03%) and operates in the round-trip system that includes the return or collection of empty containers.
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