French Automotive Supply Chain and Logistics Outfit Supports Freight Forwarding Effort

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French Automotive Supply Chain and Logistics Outfit Supports Freight Forwarding Effort
GEFCO, which provides a range of complex supply chain services particularly in the field of automotive logistics, has announced the launch of its grandly named Mission Control Centre (MCC) in Amsterdam dedicated to managing global time critical delivery solutions supporting its freight forwarding activities. The French group, these days a subsidiary of Russian Railways with a reported 75% holding and also supported by the car giant PSA which holds the balance of shares, specialises in finished vehicle logistics and its freight forwarding operations manage a global network of time critical operators, and works with customers at a localised level to provide both planned and unplanned emergency shipments. GEFCO calls these services ‘Infinite Proximity’ presumably meaning, wherever the dispatch and delivery points are, the logistics company will have local talent available at both points. The new Centre is designed to ensure an immediate response to customers’ urgent delivery requirements, offering comprehensive, worldwide time critical air freight solutions with full visibility throughout the mission. The MCC then provides a single point of contact for customers, wherever they are located, to provide real-time monitoring updates on their worldwide emergency shipments using its unique IT system. Commenting on the launch, Klaas Sybrandy, Global TCS Director at GEFCO Freight Forwarding said: “This is a momentous occasion for our rapidly growing Freight Forwarding operation. The Mission Control Centre significantly enhances our credentials in the time critical solutions arena.

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