Member Interview: Alberto Burgos of ABM Logistics, Panama
20th March 2017
The team at ABM Logistics in Panama have a rich experience in international transport and local services with a high sense of customer service, focusing on providing clients with personalised service which is efficient and cost appropriate. General Manager at ABM Logistics, Alberto Burgos (pictured right) is this month's interviewee.
How did you first get into the freight industry?
It was in 1998 and I immediately realized my passion for this industry.
Tell us about a project, shipment or accomplishment that you consider to be the most significant in your career?
Our best accomplishment is our fast growth which has been over our forecast. Also, we have had some great project clients that have trusted in us so that has proved an excellent marketing tool for our company.
What drives you in your professional life?
Client satisfaction is our everyday goal and all we do is driving us to this.
What are the current trends that you see in transportation as far as Panama is concerned?
Our country's economy is slow, with just a little growth, but this drives us to think of different and new sales strategies in order to keep growing.
What do you enjoy to do in your spare time?
I really like going to our beach house with my family and spending time together.
If you were an animal, what would you be and why?
I would like to be a dog as they are loyal and love their master.
If you could meet a famous person, who would it be and why?
I would like to meet Carlos Slim and hear all his success stories, his risks taken and how to focus investments. Also, I'd ask him for all the advice he can share with me as an entrepreneur.
What is your best childhood memory?
My life with my grandmother taking care of me.
If you could travel anywhere, where would you go and why?
It would be Dubai. I went to the UFO meeting there and I'd like to spend more time, with my wife, in that excellent city.
What is a skill you'd like to learn and why?
I would like to learn about being strong in taking business and investment risks. Maybe Carlos Slim can someday help me with his expertise on this!