Tag: geodis

transport masks

GEODIS air bridge from China to transport masks

GEODIS establishes air bridge from China to transport millions of masks during the Coronavirus epidemic. GEODIS has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks from China to France. In order to respond to requests from the national authorities, GEODIS is planning 16 flights over the coming weeks, representing in volume terms approximately 2400 m3 of capacity weekly. If necessary, this schedule could


GEODIS appoints a Global Head of e-commerce

GEODIS announced the creation of a global position for e-commerce with the appointment of Ashwani Nath as Vice-President and Global Head of e-channel solutions. Reporting to Phillippe de Carné, Group CCO, Ashwani Nath will be responsible for building and promoting end-to-end e-commerce omni-channel solutions, gathering all existing physical and digital expertise in the company. By creating this position, the group intends to strengthen its position in the booming e-commerce logistics

online portal

GEODIS improves the digital experience for its customers with a new online shipment management portal

GEODIS’ Distribution & Express Line of Business has launched a new online portal to assist its 60,000 customers with their shipment management. The new version of the portal, which has been fully operational for some weeks now, has been completely upgraded with maximum security measures put in place. Since January, GEODIS’ 60,000 Distribution & Express customers have had access to a new, exclusively redesigned shipment management portal. More up-to-date, more


GEODIS Sets Holiday Record with 2.3 Million Orders Fulfilled in the U.S.

2.3 million orders shipped from Black Friday through Cyber Monday is a 14 percent increase from 2016 orders Further reinforcing the growth of online retail, global supply chain operator GEODIS announces that the critical four-day Thanksgiving shopping holiday was a record-breaker for the company’s U.S. operations. The company recorded a 14 percent year-over-year increase in ecommerce orders across its 44M square feet of warehousing space from Black Friday through Cyber

Geodis and Delta Drone confirm development of a new warehouse inventory solution utilising drones

A few months after the start-up of the project and in line with the planned schedule, the initial development phase of this unique project has come to a successful conclusion following extensive testing in real-life conditions at the sites of Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône (near Paris) and Plaisance-du-Touch (near Toulouse). The initial prototype demonstrated all the potential of the developed system. It comprises a quadcopter drone fit with high-resolution cameras and a ground-based

Geodis announce their next step after acquiring OHL in the US

In August of 2015, Geodis announced the acquisition of OHL and completed the deal in November 2015.  The acquisition is an important step toward Geodis’ ‘Ambition 2018’ strategic plan – to be the preferred growth partner for our clients in supporting them with flawless logistics.  The acquisition adds to Geodis’ portfolio of services and geographic scope, and enhances its position as a leading, global 3PL.In 2015, Geodis globally generated over

First rail transport for Kaporal between China and France completed by Geodis

  Geodis manages the rail transport between Wuhan in central China and the city of Lyon in France for Kaporal, the Marseille based designer jeans manufacturer. The first shipment left Wuhan by train, in June, and arrived at Venissieux-Saint-Priest near Lyon, having traveled 11,300 kilometers in 18 days, alongside the legendary Silk Road. This new service enables Kaporal to reduce its transport time, costs and its environmental footprint. According to

Geodis opens a new oil and gas warehouse at Aberdeen harbour, Scotland

“This new facility enables us to provide an even better service to all our oil and gas customers due to its strategic location. The new GEODIS hub represents a vital link in our global oil & gas supply chain, given the relevance of this natural resources in the Northern European region,” commented Igor Muniz, Europe Industrial Projects Director. GEODIS has established a 1,850 sqm state-of-the-art facility with direct access to

Geodis appoints new Head for its Industrial Projects network in Europe and South East Asia

Geodis Freight Forwarding, the international transport division of leading global logistics group, Geodis has announced two new appointments in its Industrial Projects arm. Michael Doerpinghaus has joined as Director Industrial Projects South East Asia Pacific (SEAP). He succeeds Igor Muñiz, who is taking over the role as Director Industrial Projects Europe. Doerpinghaus, who is to be Singapore based, comes from a strong energy and project logistics background with Panalpina, where