Established in 1945, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. is one of the world’s leading container shipping carriers, focusing on trades in select markets. ZIM operates a fleet of 80 vessels, calling over 180 ports across the world. The company shipped 2.3 million TEU containers in 2015. With a network of more than 170 offices in over 100 countries, ZIM provides creative operational and logistical solutions to customers.
ZIM's agency in Mexico, Tierramaraire S.A., was founded in 1983 with its main office is in Mexico City. The agency also operates sub-agents in Monterrey, Guadalajara, Progreso, and Queretaro, and works in partnership with its sister companies in Veracruz and Altamira. Additional sister companies in Laredo, TX and Pharr, TX add the ability to handle and control container business over the border and through the ports of Houston and Los Angeles.
Caring for its principal's interests and providing customers with efficient, personally-tailored service is the agency's daily goal. Its highly-trained, bilingual staff contributes to the agency's dedication, reliability, and financial strength, which has allowed Tierramaraire to be one of the few truly independent agencies in Mexico.
Tierramaraire S.A. offers international cargo solutions for local and international customers, and specializes in exports to the Caribbean, Mediterranean, and east coast of South America. Last year, the call of Progreso (south east) was added to its vessel rotation for Far East and Mediterranean imports. In 2011, Tierramaraire moved 8,000 TEUs in exports and 5,300 TEUs in imports.
Tierramaraire S.A. is part of the Trafimar Group, which includes household relocation, NVOCC, trade fair, and exhibition services.