Gefco appoints auto chief

Gefco UK has appointed Youssef Bajddi as its new finished vehicle logistics director. He brings 14 years of experience working in international supply chain operations and strategy and has been part of the Gefco Group for the past ten years, having joined the business in 2011 as a supply chain analyst. In his new role he will be responsible for strengthening Gefco FVL's position in the UK, helping the business ... [+]

Revenue droops but Gefco finances remain robust

Forwarding and logistics company Gefo reported €3.8 billion in revenues in 2020, a 19.7% decrease on the 2019 financial year, or-17.3% on a like-for-like basis. There was a slight decline in recurring EBIT margins from 4.3% in 2019 to 3.7% in 2020. However, it described its financial position as healthy, ... [+]

Gefco opens Tangiers site

Gefco has opened a new 10,000sq m warehouse in the in the Tanger Med Logistics Zone in Morocco. It will offer services such as  Strait of Gibraltar crossings and customs clearance, 20 security cameras a fire-fighting system and two security ramps. In August 2018, Gefco acquired Europe-Morocco transport GLT. In ... [+]

Chacon takes the reins at Gefco UK

Logistics specialist GEFCO UK has appointed Cédric Chacon as its new managing director. He has spent the last 20 years developing in contract logistics services within the Group and has held various operational roles in the overland division in Dijon, Marseille and Lyon. In 2010, he joined the UK team to focus primarily ... [+]

Gefco wagons roll as car makers get ready to restart

Automotive logistics specialist Gefco has moved 500 tons of key automotive parts from Wuhan, China to France on one of the first block trains to travel from the city since the COVID-19 global crisis. The 41 containers arrived at the Lille Dourges terminal (pictured) in northern France 19 days after ... [+]

Gefco adds to top team

Freight forwarder Gefco has appointed Paul-Henri Fréret (pictured) as executive vice president of its air and sea division. He has managed all areas of the business in Asia and Latin America in addition to Groupe PSA automotive operations at group headquarters. He has also held global corporate management functions at ... [+]

Gefco opens Amsterdam site

Freight forwarder Gefco is opening a new Amsterdam warehouse to support expansion of its air and sea operations. The 7,000sq m facility opens in June and will provide storage and transport management services for customers in the high tech and home equipment, aerospace and defence, automotive, life sciences and healthcare, bodycare ... [+]

Gefco keeps car industry on the move

Gefco says it has transported 750 tons of key automotive spare parts to France, including turbo compressors, pistons, control panels, doors and mouldings, in eight chartered flights to prevent production stoppages. It collected parts from several suppliers, via truck, from Chinese locations consolidated them and loaded them onto chartered cargo planes ... [+]

Vital medical supplies get the VIP treatment

Global logistics provider, GEFCO, has transported a large shipment of medical supplies on special charter flights from Shanghai to Bratislava to help tackle COVID-19 in Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The deliveries took place on 31 March to 1 April 01using two Boeing 787 planes temporarily converted to carry cargo. The ... [+]

Gefco UK appoints finance chief

Gefco UK has appointed of Alan Fawzy as its new finance director. He joins the business from Costain Group, having served in several senior finance roles with the most recent as finance director for its highways business. He will be based at the business’ Prologis Park head office. [+]

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