Ian Taylor contributes to new EUKOR service to port of Arica (Terminal Portuario Arica – TPA)

Attended by Ian Taylor, MV “Morning Camilla” operated by EUKOR Car Carriers, discharged more than 750 vehicles consigned to DERCO on May 12th at Berth No. 4 of Terminal Portuario Arica (TPA), initiating a new service to that port, with the object of transporting cars and trucks for the markets of northern Chile and Bolivia.

With this new EUKOR service, Ian Taylor – the Ship Agency division of Empresas Taylor- provides additional options to vehicle importers who wish to supply the north Chilean markets and especially the Bolivian markets, with which TPA maintains a strong link.

EUKOR operates an extensive and modern fleet of car-carrying vessels, including some of the largest in the world of their type, transporting over 4 million vehicles per year around the world. Its shareholders are Hyundai Motors and Kia Motors (20%), Wilhemsen of Norway (40%) and Wallenius of Sweden (40%).

In 2014, EUKOR nominated Ian Taylor’s San Antonio Agency, Best Agency Worldwide by Operation Section, confirming the operational excellence and high level of efficiency obtained by Ian Taylor in its half century of history. This background has led Empresas Taylor to become a relevant player in the Regional Logistics market, with an active presence in Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia.


Ecuadorian Navy commends Empresas Taylor on global service to Training Ship “Guayas”

Empresas Taylor, through its subsidiary Ian Taylor, was the logistic supplier for the Navy Training Ship “Guayas” on its global training voyage.

The Ecuadorian Navy commended Empresas Taylor on the Agency Services rendered to its Training Ship “Guayas” during its Training Voyage 2015-2016.

The vessel called at the port of Valparaiso on its penultimate port call of its worldwide tour which took it to 26 ports on five continents.

The commendation was presented to Empresas Taylor by the General Commandant of the Ecuadorian Navy, Vice Admiral Ángel Sarzosa, who visited the Head Office of the Company in Valparaiso to deliver the Navy’s appreciation for the services rendered to the Training Ship Guayas during its voyage.

During his visit, Vice Admiral Sarzosa commented on the “importance of having good worldwide agency support”.

Christopher Taylor, Executive Vice President of Empresas Taylor, remarked “for Empresas Taylor it is particularly important to deliver service in every country where we have presence. For the Ecuadorian Navy, the coordination for each port call is of paramount importance, as these requirements are subject to time restrictions and it is vital that all the vessel’s logistics and support needs are coordinated and operate like clock

work, ensuring a good Agency service, generating efficiency and synergy in a complex project such as that of the voyage of the Guayas.”

Empresas Taylor and its Global Network

The services supplied by Empresas Taylor to the Training Ship “Guayas”, from the start of its voyage the 12th of May 2015, include the booking of berths, supply of tugs, pilotage services, hire of vehicles, support in official ceremonies and the provision of a total of 114.000 gallons of Gas Oil.

In this respect, Christopher Taylor emphasized that Empresas Taylor is able to deliver these services in various ports worldwide to

The executive stressed that “we are in a worldwide network of agents, which allows us to deliver first rate service anywhere in the world, with the same standard and quality that we have provided in Chile during 50 years”.any customer who may require this.


New Country Manager for Bolivia

With the purpose of extending its presence on the West Coast of South America and contributing to the fulfillment of its Business Vision, Empresas Taylor has decided to establish an office in the city of Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

To lead this new project, Mr. Juan Carlos Pereira joined Empresas Taylor in October 2015 as Country Manager.

Mr. Pereira is an engineer and possesses an extensive background and experience in Logistics, and since join joining the Company, he has undergone extensive training in Chile, successfully completed on January 22 nd , 2016.

The opening of offices in Bolivia is part of the territorial expansion defined program by Empresas Taylor in its strategic plan.

In this way, Empresas Taylor reaffirms its commitment to satisfying the needs of its customers wherever they may require.



In its permanent quest for excellence, Empresas Taylor has changed its Business  Centre in Lima, Perú, to new premises in the Miraflores neighborhood in the same city.

The new offices are located in Avenida Armendáriz N° 480, Suite 502, in   Miraflores, Lima, where ample and modern facilities, complemented by cutting   edge technology will allow Ian Taylor and Taylor Logistics to provide their customers with a fast, efficient and high quality service.

The new offices are part of the investment program that Empresas Taylor has defined in its strategic plan for the coming years, thus continuing with the growth and consolidation of Empresas Taylor in Peru.


Empresas Taylor appoints new Executive Vice President

On September 15th 2015, Empresas Taylor appointed Mr. Christopher Taylor as Executive Vice President. Empresas Taylor is the parent company of Ian Taylor and has its headquarters in Valparaíso. Empresas Taylor is active on the West Coast of South America with a half century of successful operations, both locally and internationally, providing Logistics Solutions.

Mr. Christopher Taylor joined Empresas Taylor in March 2001 and at the time of his new appointment was acting as Commercial Manager of Taylor Logistics, a subsidiary of Empresas Taylor. His new brief involves development of relations with business partners and the market in general.

Matthew Taylor
Chief Executive Officer
Empresas Taylor


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