One of the major handling and logistics service providers in
South America, Santos Brasil is responsible for the throughput of
approximately 20% of the containers in the country. Its business
units are located in strategic ports on the Brazilian coast.
Currently, there are three container terminals: Tecon Santos, in
São Paulo - the largest terminal of South America; Tecon Imbituba,
in Santa Catarina; and Tecon Vila do Conde, in Pará, in addition to
integrated port logistics units in Santos (SP), Guarujá (SP), São
Bernardo do Campo (SP), São Paulo (SP) and Imbituba (SC). The
company also operates the TEV, one of the largest vehicle terminals
in the country. Located in Port of Santos, it is ready to provide a
throughput of 300,000 cars per year.
Moreover, the company designs comprehensive integrated logistics
solutions for clients in a wide range of industries, such as
chemical, pharmaceutical, food, automobile part,
electrical/electronic system, and consumable, meeting major
punctuality, promptness and safety differential requirements.
A public held company ranked at level 2 of corporate governance
of São Paulo Stock Exchange (Bovespa), Santos Brasil has invested
approximately R$ 3 billions in labor qualification, technology, and
port infrastructure modernization at locations where its terminals
are installed. Its business units are equipped with
state-of-the-art systems for container positioning (GPS), yard
calculation (such as the Navis system, one of the most advanced in
the world), and electronic monitoring for refrigerated containers,
which help to ensure safety and quality for providing services. In
the logistic industry, the company develops customized solutions
that use the Supply Chain Management (SCM) system, ensuring a more
easy and efficient good transportation.
The company also tries to generate value for shareholders and
society, aiming at the business' sustainable development. It
promotes professional education for local youth in the communities
where it operates and is compliant with the good practices for
environmental preservation. Offering the best and most
comprehensive service in the market is a constant concern for
Santos Brasil, a company that for more than twelve years has been
working to become one of the major companies in the industry.