OUR HISTORY

See below some of the major events that marked the history of our Group

Our History and Milestones

1986/1997
INLAND OPERATIONS FOUNDED
1986:

Company founded by Geraldo F. Sá (GFS) and Transportes Fink (Fink).

1987:
First TRA (Customs Bonded Dockside Terminal) in Brazil begins operation.

1990:
TEF (Express Railway Operation) links the Port of Rio de Janeiro with São Paulo and Minas Gerais.
1996:

Technology partnership signed with the Port of Hamburg.
1997/2001
WATERFRONT CONCESSIONS AWARDED
1997:
Multiterminais and partners win the license to operated Container Terminal (Tecon) 1 in Santos and form Santos Brasil.

1998:
Multiterminais receives investment from Banco do Brasil-BI and, in Rio de Janeiro: MultiRio is awarded the concession to operate Tecon 2.
1998:

Multiterminais is awarded the concession to operate the Forest Products Terminal.
1999:
Multiterminais receives investment from Banco do Brasil-BI and MultiCar is awarded the concession to operate the Roll-on Roll-off (Ro-Ro) Terminal.
2001/2006
INTEGRATION OF INLAND OPERATIONS WITH WATERFRONT
2001:

Dry ports in Juiz de Fora, Resende and São Cristóvão are integrated in a consolidated logistics network with waterfront terminals in the Port of Rio de Janeiro.
2004-2006:

Important logistics management contracts are signed with clients such as Mercedes Benz, Peugeot, Volkswagen, INB, Clariant and Açominas Gerdau.
2006/PRESENT
EXPANSION AND DIVERSIFICATION OF OPERATIONS
2006:
Fink consolidates its holdings in Santos Brasil in another vehicle prior to its IPO.
2007:
Fink and Gávea Investimentos acquire 50% of Multiterminais previously held by GFS.
2010:
Multiterminais starts the operation of President Itamar Franco Airport in Minas Gerais.

2011:
Multiterminais signs 20-year contract with VSB for the export of tubes of plant of the VSB in Jeceaba.
2013:
Multiterminais starts expanding its terminals and MultiRio MultiCar increasing its pier and doubling its capacity to handle.
2013:
Fink Group acquires 12.5% of Multiterminais held by Gávea Investimentos increasing its stake to 87.5%.
2014:
Multiterminais inaugurates the C.L.I.A. (Bonded Industrial Logistics Center) in Rio de Janeiro.

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  • Gerdau's Industrial Plant in Ouro Branco

    Multitermiais partnered with the Gerdau group on the steel project in the city of Ouro Branco – MG. Multiterminais participated in all stages of the logistics process of this huge operation.

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  • Mercedes Benz: Total Parts Inventory Control

    The logistics process, from the import of parts, until the delivery to the Mercedes-Benz factory in Juiz de Fora is made by ALB. ALB is a joint venture between Multiterminais and Schenker International, one of the largest freight forwarders in the world.

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