HISTORY

Coltrans Milestones

1986 - 2001

1986

Columbia Transport, Inc. located in Makati was established with three staff to specialize in exports to Rotterdam.

1987

Expanded other markets in Europe and Asia and secured non-exclusive agency agreements abroad to service the accounts.

1988

Increased export volume in Europe; was appointed as an IATA agent.

1989

Transferred to its new office in Coltrans Compound; accredited as forwarder in all Philippine Economic Zone Authority.

1990

Established Coltrans Branch in Cebu in a joint venture with Opascor. Appointed by Jet Air Services (JAS) of Italy with 108 offices worldwide.

1991

Streamlined operations and reset objectives.

1992

Participated in handling exhibitions; established Subic Bay Freeport-Coltrans Branch.

1993

Expanded other markets in Europe and Asia and secured non-exclusive agency agreements abroad to service the accounts.

1994

Increased capitalization to meet expansion requirements.

1995

Established Coltrans Exhibits, Inc. and JAS Coltrans Cebu; developed project cargo.

1996

Registered Clark Office; established JAS-Southernship Davao; secured Heavylift projects.

1997

Opened office in Bataan and Cavite.

1998

Established Coltrans Moving and Trucking Services.

1999

Purchased property for second warehouse and expanded the Head Office are; increased activities in exhibitions.

2000

Expanded operations in Subic, Laguna and Cavite for electronics and communications industry; appointed agent by Vietnam Airlines for passenger and cargo; established ColtransBatangas Office to handle heavylift project and general cargo.

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