New Sweden MD for Geodis

Jesper Axell has been appointed managing director for Geodis Sweden. He has served as deputy managing director since 2018, having joined the French-owned logistics and forwarding company in 2006 and will continue to report to the Scandinavian sub-regional managing director, Magnus Tornerhjelm. [+]

Three new recruits for Geodis board

Geodis has appointed Stéphanie Hervé as group executive vice president, contract logistics, David-Olivier Tarac, group chief financial officer and Amaury Valicon, Group chief performance officer. Stéphanie Hervé started her career in 1996 as a logistics solution designer at FM Logistics and joined Geodis in 1998 and was appointed chief operating officer ... [+]

Geodis opens south Germany site

Geodis has opened a multi-user logistics facility at Aurach, near Nuremberg in southern Germany. It has 26,757 Euro pallet spaces in the high-bay warehouse and 9,000sq m of block storage space and is equipped with a photovoltaic system. It will offer a range of services such as distribution of large ... [+]

More Swedish logistics space for Geodis

Geodis has further extended its contract logistics capabilities in Sweden with a 20,000sq m warehouse close to its existing facility at Arendal, near Gothenburg. It is 12 months since the forwarder established an operational footprint adjacent to the port with a 16,000sq m facility. The extension has a railhead within ... [+]

Geodis expands in southern Spain

Geodis has opened a service hub in the Andalusia and Extremadura regions of Spain and has opened an office in Seville.They will offer maritime and air transport solutions in the south of Spain along services such as control tower, purchase order, vendor management and emission reporting. The French owned forwarding ... [+]

Geodis completes US purchase

Geodis has completed its acquisition of US-based Need It Now Delivers following regulatory approvals. The acquisition significantly expands GEODIS’s US presence in contract logistics and final mile delivery. Based in Keasbey, New Jersey, Need It Now Delivers has a strong presence in the East, including over 65 company locations and more ... [+]

Geodis appoints sustainability EVP

Virginie Delcroix has joined French-owned forwarder GEODIS as executive vice president, sustainable development. Since 2017, she has been Vice President Sustainable Development, with responsibility for corporate social responsibility and product safety and  regulatory affairs at the Arkema group. Picture credit: Thomas Lasne [+]

‘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 ... [+]

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. [+]

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