According to the new Container Port Performance Index (CPPI), from the World Bank and IHS Markit, Lázaro Cárdenas leads the ranking of the most efficient ports in Latin America by being among the 50 main places in the world.
This report ranked Lázaro Cárdenas in 25th place above other important ports on the continent. Ports from Asia, Europe, Africa and other countries that are essential for the exercise of world trade also participated.
The CPPI was based on the total number of port hours per ship stopover, defined as the time elapsed between the moment a ship arrives at a port and its departure from the dock after having completed the cargo exchange of this operation.
As a benchmark, the CPPI aims to identify gaps and opportunities for improvement in container port operations, and to stimulate dialogue among key stakeholders and advance this essential industry.
The Lázaro Cárdenas Port has been fundamental in the port performance and in the development of the country’s economy, guaranteeing the continuity and improvement of its logistics chain, maintaining itself as a commercial reference worldwide.
The operational capacity of this enclosure complies with logistics solutions that the global market requires, since it is a port with great competitiveness, its efficiency considerably reduces operating times, which translates into cost savings, resulting in the generation of direct and indirect jobs mainly in the region.