Noatum Logistics Completes Acquisition of the Multinational MIQ Logistics. Read more.

MIQ Logistics Awarded San Cristobal Mining Business

Overland Park, KS, May 8, 2012MIQ Logistics announced a new, multi-year service agreement with Minera San Cristobal S.A. for logistics activities supporting mining activities in the province of Nor Lipez in the southern Bolivian department of Potosί. Minera San Cristobal is the largest mining company in Bolivia and is a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, one of Japan’s worldwide trading companies with an operating history of over 400 years.

The San Cristobal mining district is a recognized source of silver, lead and zinc production. MIQ Logistics will provide all offshore and on shore end-to-end logistics services including import processes and documentation, and ground transportation for all resupply materials, such as heavy equipment and other large components supporting the mine’s infrastructure.

“We are honored to be selected by Minera San Cristobal,” says John Carr, president and chief operating officer, MIQ Logistics. “With 19 offices in Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Peru, we have the expertise, relationships and systems in place to provide reliable supply chain services, including project logistics, to this remote region. We have been recognized for our flexible solutions and technology investments supporting the specific needs of the mining industry in Latin America, and are excited to bring this same award-winning service to Minera San Cristobal.”

“We chose MIQ Logistics to support our business due to their recognized expertise, experience in the mining sector, infrastructure capability and cultural fit between our organizations, in that we’re both dedicated to customer satisfaction, continuous improvement and the health and safety of our employees,” said Robert Eastabrook, Manager of Supply Chain and Logistics, at Minera San Cristobal. “We look forward to a successful partnership.”

MIQ Logistics will manage the project using experienced and dedicated local staff in Latin America, supported by the company’s operations in the United States, China and Europe.

About Minera San Cristobal S.A.

Minera San Cristobal ranks as one of the largest deposits of zinc, lead and silver in the world, it is a high volume, low grade mine. For this reason, an open pit exploitation mechanism is used. The operation produces zinc-silver and lead silver concentrates with the subsequent shipment to international markets.

About MIQ Logistics

MIQ Logistics is a global logistics company headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., and with offices in North America, Asia, Europe and Latin America. MIQ Logistics enables companies to improve their transportation network and overall supply chain efficiency by offering flexible logistics solutions supported by Web-native technology and global logistics management capabilities.


For more information:

Christa Lander
MIQ Logistics
Phone: +1 913-696-7371