TAP Cargo forecasts 18% growth in Brazil in 2011

TAP Cargo forecasts 18% growth in Brazil in 2011

TAP Cargo took part once again in Intermodal, the Americas’ main trade fair for logistics, cargo and international business transport, with a 30m2 stand representing the Gare do Oriente (Eastern Railway Station), where Portugal’s colours were always flying. During the event, TAP Cargo’s CEO, José Anjos, revealed an 18% growth forecast for TAP Cargo this year in Brazil

Intermodal is now in its 17th year, and ran last week in São Paulo, receiving over 45,000 delegates and featuring over 550 Brazilian and international exhibitors, attracting professional representatives from around 45 countries, to whom TAP presented its network, which from June increases from 67 to 74 destinations in 34 countries, across three continents.

TAP is the largest Portuguese exporter and plays a key role in business relations between Portugal and Brazil. From June it will operate 74 weekly services to 10 Brazilian cities. “In 2010, we reached a perfect operational balance: we transported 17,000 tonnes from Portugal to Brazil and then 17,000 from Brazil to Portugal,” said Pedro Mendes, TAP Cargo’s director in