‘Tensions’ boost Geodis revenue

French owned forwarding and logistics group Geodisachieved revenues of €6.748 billion in the first half of 2022, an increase of 34% compared with the previous year. It said that growth was driven by all activities and in particular by freight forwarding. The sustained increase was achieved in a context of extreme tension in maritime and air transport, reflected in high freight rates and shrinking market volumes, it added. Picture: Franck Vogel [+]

Geodis to  be Rugby World Cup carrier

Geodis has been appointed as official freight carrier for the Rugby World Cup France 2023. The forwarder will be responsible for the efficient management of some 80 tons of equipment for the 20 participating nations and meet the logistical needs of the thousands of volunteers involved in the tournament, which ... [+]

Two new faces for Geodis board

Geodis has appointed Celeste Thomasson as executive vice president and general counsel of the Group, supervising legal, insurance, compliance and audit and Pascale Dubois as executive vice president, corporate communications and brand. [+]

Geodis offers logistics for an uncertain world

Geodis End-to-End Services moves goods from origin to destination controlled by real-time data intelligence, anticipating delays and managing exceptions at an early stage, maintaining proactive control throughout.It combines existing Origin services, carrier contract management, destination services, visibility, customs clearance services, and the control tower with a new digital ‘ecosystem’ connecting ... [+]

Geodis workers support Ukraine war victims

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 ... [+]

Geodis gains GDP in China

Geodis has obtained Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Accreditation in China to meet the demands of the growing healthcare market. The forwarder said that with Covid-19 exposing the emerging risks and weaknesses of the pharmaceutical industry’s supply chain, this accreditation underscored its commitment to ensuring the quality and integrity of pharmaceutical products ... [+]

We’re two years early says Geodis chief

French-owned forwarder Geodis said it had achieved its targets in its 'Ambition 2023' plan two years ahead of schedule, when it published its 2021 financial results on 28 February. Revenues, at €10.9bn, were up 28% compared to 2020 and 33% compared to 2019, at constant exchange rates. EBITDA earnings ... [+]

Geodis to open Brisbane site

Geodis is to open a new 4,500sq m warehouse at Brisbane Airport. It will provide airfreight, ocean freight, contract logistics and customs brokerage in a wide range of market sectors, including automotive and FMCG with 4,000 pallet locations, 1,500sq m of bulk space, and a cool room for perishable goods ... [+]

Oiling the wheels of US industry

Project heavy lift specialist AAL Shipping (AAL) has delivered a 456-tonne load of industrial tower components from the Far East to the US West Coast. The cargo was loaded in South Korea on board the 31,000dwt heavy lift AAL Pusan and shipped to the Port of Everett in Washington on ... [+]

Geodis expands in-house air operation

Freight forwarder Geodis has expanded its AirDirect in-house freighter aircraft operations, launched in August 2021, with new weekly services from Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai and Sydney and a second weekly rotation between Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Chennai and Kuala Lumpur. Services in Kuala Lumpur will dovetail with its road network ... [+]

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