Enabling Panama to become the Major Trade & Logistics Hub for the Americas


Technical arm of the Logistics Cabinet

The Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation and Research Center, located in Panama City, was launched in 2010 by an agreement between the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Government of Panama through the National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation (SENACYT).


The strategic objectives of the Center are to aid in developing the logistics and trade capabilities that will enable Panama to become the trade hub of the Americas.

In 2015, the Center was designated by the Ministry of Presidency as the Technical Arm of the Logistics Cabinet.

Logistics Node at the Atlantic Side (Colon, Panama)

Evolution of the Logistics Sector in Panama

Technical arm of the

Logístics Cabinet

Ministerio de la Presidencia de Panamá
Gabinete Logístico de Panamá

The office of Coordination of the Logistics Cabinet of the Ministry of the Presidency was created through Executive Decree 881 of November 13, 2014 and began its functions on February 23, 2015.

The main activities of this coordination are to plan, coordinate, support and promote the country as an international logistics platform, exercising control and supervision of the national logistics implementation, its plans and projects.

Applied Research Projects

Driving the Logistics Competitiveness of Panama through knowledge and tools!

Create data repositories
Create models of Panama's existing logistics network
Develop tools for logistics decision support and trade analytics
Design performance, integration and visibility systems

We deploy information, conduct applied research and studies to improve competitiveness and to strengthen the human capital of the country.

  • Panama Logistics Portal

    Panama Logistics Portal

    This portal was conceived to facilitate access to a wide and centralized repository of information of the trade and logistics activities in Panama, as well as to enable shippers and logistics service providers to optimize the existing value of the logistics platform and expand their productive capacities.

  • Panahub Portal

    Panahub Portal

    Web portal developed with interactive tools for the port cluster decision making by analyzing indicators and evaluating the performance of the transshipment by land.

  • Logistics Indicators Dashboard

    Logistics Indicators Dashboard

    Mobile device tool that displays, in a single site, indicators to monitor and analyze the country's logistics activity for the decision-making process.

  • Urban Logistics

    Urban Logistics

    Identify win-win activities and tools that will both improve transportation efficiency and decrease traffic congestion caused by freight transportation.

  • Why Panama?

    Why Panama?

    Tools and information to prove Panama as the Hub of the Americas with a world-class logistics and distribution platform.

  • Public Transportation

    Public Transportation

    "Big Data" driven analysis for answering questions about traffic congestion.

Educational Programs

Developing Human Capabilities and Transfering Knowledge!

As part of the academic agenda, the Center aims to increase the number and capacity of Panamanian professionals with the knowledge and skills to effectively participate in Panama's productivity transformation in logistics.

  • Dual Master Program

    Master of Science in Supply Chain Engineering with Georgia Tech and Panamanian Universities.

  • Webinars

    Free online video courses by the Georgia Tech Supply Chain and Logistics Institute.

  • Supply Chain Fundamentals

    Free Supply Chain course materials donated by Georgia Tech, Atlanta.

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Contact us

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