James W. Cain
1 January, 1951
Founded by James W. Cain, the first specialized 3PL company in the Colon Free Zone.
Colon Free Zone
1 January, 1987
Expansion of facilities in the Colon Free Zone, duplicating its footprint to 15,000 mts2.
Luis Carlos Motta CEO
1 January, 1994
Luis Carlos Motta becomes CEO and re structures the company into business units by industry segments.
Logistics Services Panama
1 January, 1995
The subsidiary Logistics Services Panama is founded as a Freight Forwarder and agent of Fedex and Danzas.
Logistics Services Uruguay
8 January, 1995
The subsidiary Logistics Services Uruguay is founded.
J. Cain is certified ISO
1 January, 2000
J. Cain is certified ISO, reconfirming a cultural change towards more structured procedures in each process carried out and standardizing these throughout the entire company.
Logistics Services Colombia
1 January, 2003
The subsidiary Logistics Services Colombia is founded with facilities in Cartagena and Bogota.
DHL Global Forwarding and J. Cain & Co.
1 January, 2003
Begin partnership with J. Cain serving as exclusive DHL agents for warehousing and distribution in the Free Trade Zone.
J. Cain is certified under Business Alliance for Secure Commerce
1 January, 2006
An IATA sponsored certification guaranteeing the proper care and controls of cargo movements.
J. Cain inaugurates operations at MIT Logistics Park
1 January, 2008
The first logistics park created outside the traditional Free Trade Zone areas, while benefiting from the same advantages.
1 January, 2010
J. Cain executive team authorizes the creation of the operational excellence business unit, covering Quality, Business Technology and a new Continuous Improvement department.
Implementation of Red Prairie
2 January, 2010
Commonly considered the best Warehouse Management System for 3PLs.
J. Cain opens operations in Panamá Pacífico
1 January, 2015
Becoming the first logistics provider to successfully offer operations in both the Atlantic and Pacific sectors in Panama.
Operador Económico Autorizado Panamá
1 January, 2016
J. Cain becomes the first certified company in the Free Trade Zone, reassuring the controls and transparency required to expedite shipments through customs.