Wednesday, July 17, 2024

GEFCO opens Mission Control Centre in Amsterdam

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GEFCO has launched a dedicated Mission Control Centre (MCC) in Amsterdam to manage global Time Critical Solutions (TCS) within its freight forwarding business line. The centre provides 24/7 services, supporting its dedicated TCS network teams alongside nominated partner agents across the globe. The freight forwarding division manages a global network of time critical operators and […]

GEFCO UK smashes Coventry to Paris cycle challenge target

A group of 47 cyclists from GEFCO UK has smashed their fundraising target of £50,000 after successfully cycling 300 miles from Coventry to Paris for BBC Children in Need. Several members from the GEFCO UK cycling team joined the BBC Midlands Today team at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre for the BBC Children in Need live broadcast […]

GEFCO staff get on their bikes and raise money for Children in Need

Cyclists from GEFCO UK have raised £36,273 for BBC Children in Need after riding 300 miles from Coventry to Paris in four days. The amount is expected to increase in the coming weeks as the 47 cyclists arrive back at the GEFCO UK Coventry headquarters and continue to fundraise for BBC Children in Need, which […]

It’s all in the voice for GEFCO

GEFCO, a global provider of complex industrial supply chain services and finished vehicle logistics, is pioneering a unique voice-activated shipment tracking tool for customers through Smart Speaker technology and logistic software, Cargowise. The new solution, which complements GEFCO’s existing track and trace offering, has been developed by GEFCO’s freight forwarding division for customers requiring next […]

A world of opportunities are open to the UK

On 5 June the UK Government gave its backing to the expansion of Heathrow Airport through developing a new north-west runway, writes David Craik. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling declared that the airport’s third runway would lead to more jobs, greater economic growth and be an important milestone in building a ‘global Britain’. The Government hopes […]

GEFCO opens first dedicated UK warehouse for life sciences and healthcare cargo

GEFCO Group has opened its first dedicated temperature-controlled warehouse for the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector in the UK near London Heathrow. The 15,000 sq ft facility reinforces and expands GEFCO’s freight forwarding business line offering in the Life Science and Healthcare sector. It has been designed to meet the highest standards in the forwarding […]

Pharma Gateway Amsterdam recognised for supporting IATA CEIV

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recognised Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s support of the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) program. Schiphol formed Pharma Gateway Amsterdam (PGA) a year ago to provide a transparent and qualified pharma air cargo supply chain, and members must undergo CEIV certification and are provided […]

Freight forwarding office in Antwerp opened by GEFCO

GEFCO has launched a freight forwarding office and warehouse facility in Antwerp, Belgium, which it says will optimise the movement of air and ocean activities. The branch it explains will reinforce the existing network and strengthen GEFCO’s footprint in the region for GEFCO Freight Forwarding. This is part of the company’s strategy to further develop […]

GEFCO to handle all of PSA Group’s supply chain needs

GEFCO has signed an €8 billion ($8.8 billion) deal to handle all of PSA Group’s global supply chain for five years from 1 January 2017. GEFCO will design and implement global logistics and transport solutions for the three PSA Group brands, Peugeot, Citroen and DS, and manage the entire supply chain, from sourcing components for […]