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Seine solution for Paris retailer

[ May 9, 2012   //   ]

Norbert Dentressangle, is to use the River Seine to transport goods to stores in Paris on behalf of retailer, Franprix.The logistics specialist will use the river to deliver to 80 stores in the capital, saving almost half a million road miles each year. From September 2012, Norbert Dentressangle will manage the transportation of 26 containers, each containing 450 pallets, by barge every day – from the river port in Bonneuil-sur-Marne 20km down the Seine to the heart of Paris. Bourdonnais port will be specially adapted to receive the barges, which will be unloaded by crane. In 2013, 48 containers will be delivered per day.

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