History of Tical


Our Beginnings

Tical was founded in 1973 as a company with 100% Costa Rican capital dedicated to the transportation of land cargo, creating a solution to intra-Central American trade, it begins its operations with great expectations of growth and expansion, with the certainty of becoming a strategic ally for customers.



Expansion of the Service Portfolio

In the decade of 80s, the uncertainty, the existing conflicts in the Central American area and the need for companies to maintain their inventories in the country carry  TICAL to the decision to expand its portfolio of services, offering local transportation, distribution and storage of goods, both in the tax regime and in general warehouse


Expansion of Services and Territorial Coverage.

In the decade of the 90s, motivated by the needs of its clients, Tical implemented the services of a customs agency, attention to airlines and an export cargo terminal. As part of a supply chain integration, the company opens its own offices throughout Central America and Panama, beginning its expansion at the regional level.



Inauguration of the CLT and construction of the Cold Network

TICAL inaugurates CLT (Centro Logístico Tical), a 10-hectare logistics park with which the group implements its expansion strategy in inventory management and local distribution for multinational companies using modern storage and merchandise handling systems.

A cold network is built with freezing tunnels and large areas for assembly of orders. Additionally, an investment in the life sciences vertical is included with a dedicated area with controlled temperature and humidity as well as a clean room as a secondary conditioning laboratory.


Opening of sales Office in the EEUU

In 2011, Tical opened a sales office in the US dedicated to prospecting corporate clients and manage the relationship of its international suppliers.



CEDI Nicaragua investment

Tical invests outside of Costa Rica in a CEDI for mass consumption management in Nicaragua, to expanding its service offering and establishing a higher level of existing infrastructure in the country.


Incursion in Mexico

In 2016, Tical decided to enter Mexico by opening operations with logistics solutions to the rest of the region, specializing in FTL and LTL services to clients destined for Central America.



Adoption of the fourth pillar: Sustainability

In 2019 we adopt our fourth pillar; sustainability with a responsible management approach, seeking synergies to involve and sensitize the different stakeholders. Tical assumes the promotion and encouragement of social responsibility.

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Since then and to date, Tical, always at the forefront of the industry, integrates its subsidiaries, processes, human capital and technology under the figure of a 3PL integrated logistics services operator, offering a unique platform in 8 countries..