Geodis offers free carbon calculator

An emissions calculator that determines the carbon footprint of a freight shipment is now available free on the Geodis website. It measures air pollutant and greenhouse gas emissions generated by an individual shipment’s journey, comparing the performance of different modes of transport. [+]

Geodis confirms Shanghai freighter flights

Geodis has confirmed a schedule of return flights between China and Europe and back, through to early 2021, as part of its own controlled AirDirect service. The forwarder originally instigated full aircraft charter arrangements on this route in March with ad hoc flights and introduced a weekly timetable in June ... [+]

Geodis takes the pain out of US purchases

Geodis is launching a new, guaranteed 4-to-6-day business to consumer delivery service from the US to 27 European countries. MyParcel aims to offer an alternative for the many online buyers that abandon purchases due to high shipping costs, long delivery times, customs fees and taxes that are not revealed until after ... [+]

Geodis appoints Ireland MD

Geodis has appointed Gary O’Connor as its managing director in Ireland. He will oversee the operations of the group including contract logistics, overland transport, freight forwarding, supply chain optimization and express and parcel deliveries. He was previous managing director of Ceva in Ireland and joins a team at Geodis’ new ... [+]

Geodis organises China airlift

The French Government has commissioned Geodis to organize an emergency movement of millions of masks from China. The forwarder is planning 16 flights over the coming weeks, with a weekly volume of around 2,400sq m. If necessary, the schedule could be extended into May. GEODIS has chartered two Antonov 124 ... [+]

Geodis offers air and rail solutions to beat the virus

Freight forwarder GEODIS is operating air charter services to move urgent shipments during the COVID-19 crisis along with rail alternatives to and from China. Weekly round trip flights have been established between Frankfurt and Shanghai, along with flights from Hong Kong to Europe. The schedule will remain in place throughout March ... [+]

Geodis gains green rating

Freight forwarder Geodis is now categorized as a ‘Leader’ in environmental care after CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) awarded it an A rating for 2019. It is in recognition of its actions to effectively reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and outstanding environmental management. Only 6% of companies assessed by ... [+]

Geodis ready for Asian road boom

Geodis says it will further expand its time-definite Road Network (GRN) services in Asia Pacific during 2020. The service now offers scheduled departures along the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur-Bangkok axis and will now be extended throughout the Southeast Asian landmass. Trade cooperation within the ASEAN bloc continues to strengthen and e-commerce activity is set ... [+]

Jolly hockey-sticks for Geodis

US-based sports equipment company True Sports has chosen Geodis Netherlands as its European logistics partner, building on their longstanding partnership in its home country. Geodis Netherlands will start providing warehousing and distribution services out of its Rotterdam warehouse for the True Hockey brand. The sports company chose the Netherlands for ... [+]

Geodis appoints legal eagle

Stéphane Cassagne has been appointed executive vice president of the distribution & express line of business at French-owned forwarder, Geodis. A member of the group’s management committee, he began his career in the legal affairs department at Calberson in 1993, becoming department head in 1998. In 2003, he was named senior ... [+]

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