Walker SCM Expands into Miami

Feb 21, 2014

NEW YORK – Walker SCM, LLC, a minority-certified global transportation and logistics firm celebrating 25 years of service, proudly announces the opening of its new office in Miami, Florida. This state-of-the-art operations and warehousing space, which is conveniently located near Miami airport and area seaports, will cater to air and ocean freight customers while providing a full complement of value-added logistics services.

“Miami, of course, is world famous as a gateway to the Latin American market,” noted Giorgio Laccona, COO for Walker International Transportation. “While Walker Miami will certainly serve this market, we will also offer full-service support to trade anywhere in the world. In addition to traditional cargo, our team is certified in handling hazardous goods and has strong experience with project shipments.

“This office opening represents the first step in Walker’s expansion plans for 2014,” Mr. Laccona added. “Later this year, we intend to expand into the Chicago and Los Angeles markets, as well as into the Netherlands.”

Industry veteran Cynthia Vargas serves as Operations Manager for Walker Miami. Ms. Vargas brings 23 years of transportation and logistics experience, with special expertise in global exports. She can be reached at (+1) 305.903.5461 or cvargas@walkerscm.com.

About Walker SCM, LLC

Walker SCM offers a wealth of knowledge in all facets of global transportation, logistics optimization, and supply chain integration. Since 1989, the company has emerged as the largest certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) in the logistics industry with a global reach, operating directly and through partnerships in over 25 countries worldwide. On the strength of a sterling track record and exceptional work ethic, Walker has earned a reputation among its customers and partners for being relationship focused and results-driven with every interaction. For more information, please visit www.walkerscm.com.