Through local partnerships, Western Union Business Solutions is bringing its business-to-business funds-transfer service to Chile, Cyprus and Jordan, enabling businesses and organizations in all three countries to make international payments faster.
In Chile, the unit of The Western Union Co. will provide payment services through Chilexpress, a courier and logistics company with a presence in more than 360 Chilean cities. Chilexpress has a strong customer base in a growing market that registers more than 140,000 small and midsize enterprises, the company noted in a Sept. 4 news release.
In Cyprus, Gap Vassilopoulos, a leading logistics provider with a strong client base, will introduce Western Union Business Solutions. Gap Vassilopoulos provides a range of services, including domestic courier, air and sea freight transportation, insurance, travel, and hotel bookings.
Western Union Business Solutions’ partner in Jordan is Kamal Exchange, a leading money-exchange company. Kamal Exchange works with both local and foreign financial institutions and with small and midsize importers and exporters.
Chilexpress, Gap Vassilopoulos and Kamal Exchange are existing Western Union agents providing consumer funds-transfer services.