New centre is springboard for Swedish contract logistics

French-headquartered forwarder Geodis is establishing a contract logistics footprint in Sweden with the opening of 16,000sq m facility at Arendal, near the port of Gothenburg. Only 15km from the city centre, it has excellent connections to the regional motorway network with access to Stockholm and Malmö, as well as Oslo in Norway, and the wider Nordic region, it says. The site will offer a full range of warehousing and distribution services including ... [+]

Top marks for Geodis management training

Geodis was named ‘Best Leadership Development Program for Top Management’ at the 2021 Asia’s Training & Development Excellence Awards. Hosted by the World HRD Congress and the Employer Branding Institute, the annual event identifies outstanding talent and development initiatives and celebrates the best practices in employer branding and human resources. The ... [+]

Geodis appoints automotive chief

Geodis has appointed Jürgen Adler as head of the automotive vertical market. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the logistics and transport sector of the automotive industry. Speaking several languages, he has worked on five continents, in Germany, France, China and the US. He is based in Frankfurt, ... [+]

Geodis opens north India site

French-owned forwarder Geodis is to open a new multi-user facility in Luhari, 60km north of Delhi. The 26,654sq m warehouse is close to other large industrial clusters as well as the central business districts of Gurugram and Delhi, the International Airport and is a prime spot for manufacturers and retailers. [+]

Bringing it all back home

Geodis is now offering a complete product returns management service throughout Europe as part of its e-Commerce solutions. The package can be collected at the consumer’s home or left at a drop-off point. Geodis is responsible for collecting products and transporting them to the warehouse, as well as sorting, repackaging ... [+]

New Geodis site will be sustainable and liveable

Geodis is to acquire 21.5 hectares of land at Trade Port Noord for a 130,000sq m sustainable contract logistics facility. It will serve customers in vertical sectors and accommodate the current growth in e-commerce.Venlo is one of Europe’s prime spots for logistics, located near the German border and close to ... [+]

Geodis offers greener airfreight option

Freight forwarder Geodis is now offering its customers alternative fuels for air and seafreight, in addition to the road transport option it already offers. The fuels are produced using food and agricultural waste (mainly cooking oil) and their use allows for a massive reduction in CO2 emissions of at least ... [+]

Geodis plans regular China-Europe ships

Freight forwarder Geodis says it will expand its ad hoc chartering of vessels to move containers from the Far East to Europe into a semi-regular operation. Senior vice president global ocean freight, Matthias Hansen, said that, with no sign that the market disruption that has plagued liner services throughout the year ... [+]

Freighter flies the flag for Geodis

Geodis has upgraded its AirDirect services between Europe, the US and Asia with its own leased A330-300 full freighter aircraft in its own livery, becoming one of a very select number of forwarders to operate planes in their own colours. Operating regularly between Amsterdam, London Stansted and Chicago, the aircraft ... [+]

New site for Geodis in New Zealand

French-owned forwarder Geodis is moving to a new facility at Auckland Airport in October. The 5,700sq m facility includes temperature-controlled areas for pharmaceutical s at +15-25°C degrees and +4° C. The site also offers 5,000 pallet locations. [+]

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