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Geodis workers support Ukraine war victims

[ March 22, 2022   //   ]

Geodis has committed to offer humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine by transporting essential goods, alongside a fundraising initiative with the French Red Cross. The forwarder will provide free transport and storage of goods from France and other European Union countries to the regions that have taken in Ukrainian refugees. Local teams are already setting up transport and logistics resources in particular, warehouse sites close to the Ukrainian border.

The Red Cross fundraising campaign will be open tor all employees of the Group to contribute to and every donation will be matched by Geodis one-to-one. All donations received by the French Red Cross will be used to support people directly affected by the conflict by helping to meet their needs for water, basic necessities, medical supplies, first aid and psychological and social support.

Chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard, said: “We want to express our support for the Ukrainian people, who are experiencing the horror of the conflict. In addition to financial donations, the entire Geodis Group has decided to contribute to the humanitarian effort by exercising its expertise in organizing transport and storage. Our network and our teams, whether at head office or at the local level, are fully dedicated to facilitating the flow of goods linked to international solidarity.”