Gulf & Atlantic Maritime Services, Inc. is a company on the move. Formed in 1988, Gulf & Atlantic has quickly established itself as a service-oriented, reliable, general steamship agency.
Owned as part of the SCL Group of companies, Gulf & Atlantic has diversified operations throughout North America. Our own offices, strategically located to serve major port areas along the U.S. East and West Coasts and in the Midwest and Gulf regions, are complemented by a sub-agency network which extends our Principals' effective reach into the shipping centers in the U.S. and Canada.
Although the agency's services span the entire spectrum of a general
agency, the foundation of these services reflects the obvious...Gulf &
Atlantic is dedicated to the success of its Principals.
|Effective Sales and Marketing. The agency develops marketing programs designed to analyze and explain cargo flow resulting from changing trading conditions and how they effect market share. The agency operates under a "Sales Philosophy." Line managers and executives alike are "salesmen first," using all the marketing tools available to them to increase revenue and expand market share for the lines the agency represents.|
|Strict Cost Controls. We are successful only when our Principals are successful. It is primary, then, that constant monitoring and strict controls are practiced daily. This ensures the lowest possible costs to our shipowner Principals.|
|Prompt Freight Collection. Gulf & Atlantic protects its Principals' interests at all times. To this end, it is a basic precept that all freight accounts are kept current.|
|Accurate and Timely Accounting. The agency ensures that all voyage accounts are prepared accurately and submitted in a timely manner. And thorough internal auditing procedures guarantee that both agency and Its Principals are fully aware of all details.|