All Gefco articles – Page 6

  • Gefco_Algeria

    Gefco targets automotive in Algeria


    Gefco is expanding its North African network by establishing itself in Algeria and targeting services for the automotive and energy sectors. The transport and logistics provider said the Algerian automotive sector was growing rapidly, with sales of new vehicles reaching 423,000 units in 2013, up more than 20% compared to ...

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    Gefco opens new hub in Frankfurt


    Gefco is investing in a new air cargo hub at Frankfurt airport, Germany, in a bid to strengthen its overseas network, made up of over 80 hubs and depots around the world. The new air cargo hub will provide Gefco’s customers with multiple air routes and service options. Frankfurt airport ...

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    Kinsella leaves Gefco for automotive role at Expeditors


    Karen Kinsella (pictured) has moved from her role as global key account manager for automotive at transport and logistics provider Gefco, to take up a new role at Expeditors as vertical manager in the automotive division for Europe.Expeditors is a global logistics and freight forwarding provider based in Seattle, Washington ...

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    Gefco seals outbound deal with Jaguar Land Rover


    Jaguar Land Rover has signed a new outbound contract with logistics and transport provider Gefco for the movement of Range Rovers from its UK production plants to ports of exit. According to Gefco the new deal follows a review by Jaguar Land Rover of its domestic carriers. To support the ...

  • AndreaAmbrogio

    Gefco handles inland vehicle deliveries in China for Volkswagen


    Transport and logistics provider Gefco is now distributing imported vehicles for the Skoda and Volkswagen brands following a contract it signed with the German carmaker this year. The company’s Asia division is receiving vehicles from the ports of Shanghai and Tianjin, located in the east of the country, and transporting ...

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    Gefco extends GK Auto contract for Hyundai distribution in Iraq


    Gefco’s division in Dubai has extended its contract with GK Automotive, which distributes Hyundai vehicles in Iraq, for another three years. The company has been responsible for GK Automotive's logistics operations there since June 2013. Gefco handles the vehicles on import from South Korea on bi-weekly basis at its storage ...

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    Gefco opens two-wheeler centre in Turkey


    Gefco Turkey has started operations at a new 10,000 sq.m warehouse in Çayırova in Turkey’s north-western Kocaeli province that will handle storage and onward distribution of two-wheeler vehicles to dealers across Turkey, as well as catering to other manufacturers. The company said that 5,000 sq.m of the new warehouse is ...

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    Gefco signs transport contract with Georg Fischer


    Automotive tier supplier Georg Fischer has signed an initial two-year contract with logistics provider Gefco for the transport of parts from its Herzogenburg site in Austria. Georg Fischer supplies metal components to customers including Daimler, MAN, Volkswagen and ZF Friedrichshafen. Gefco will be moving the parts into facilities in Germany ...

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    Gefco boosts logistics revenue at Russian Railways


    Russian Railways (RZD) increased revenues by more than 14% last year (against 2012) to 1,763 billion rubles ($49.5 billion), with one of the key drivers of that increase coming from its logistics and transport subsidiary, Gefco. State-run RZD owns 75% of Gefco following its $1.04 billion investment in the company ...

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    Jaguar Land Rover to use Gefco returnable packaging service


    Gefco has announced a new contract with Jaguar Land Rover that will see it provide reusable packaging solutions to support the company's parts production. The logistics provider will be managing the supply of packaging units developed between itself and an as-yet unnamed packaging manufacturer, called ‘Magnum Optimum’ containers. These large ...

  • AndreaAmbrogiosmaller

    Gefco to build up intra-Asia network for China auto trade


    Logistics provider Gefco plans aggressive growth for its Chinese and Asian business, including investing in its own fleet for vehicle distribution in China. The company also expects to increase the amount of automotive freight, including finished vehicles and materials, it moves between China, Russia as well as Southeast Asia, where ...

  • John Stocker_Gefco UK FVL MD

    Stocker takes up FVL role at Gefco UK


    Gefco’s division in the UK has appointed John Stocker (left) as its new director of Finished Vehicle Logistics (FVL). Stocker moves over from his role as the company’s sales and marketing director, which he has held for the past two years. He will now be responsible for overseeing all elements ...

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    Gefco prepares global rollout of Loading Supervisor app


    Logistics and transport provider Gefco is preparing for the global deployment of its own iPad application, which has been designed in-house to facilitate the inspection of finished vehicle loading. The ‘Loading Supervisor’ application has been trialled in seven of the Gefco Group’s regional divisions – Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Poland, ...

  • Gefco_compound_Italy

    Gefco offers dealer swap service in Italy; expands Spanish rail offering


    Gefco has launched a vehicle transport service between car dealerships in Italy that it said would help minimise car stocks while also providing flexibility in meeting increases in demand across regions. The Dealer-to-Dealer (D2D) service started in March and will involve between 1,500-2,000 multi-brand dealerships across the country “The market ...

  • Luc Nadal

    With solid financials, Gefco looks to acquisition and growth


    The Gefco Group has announced positive results for 2013, including higher revenue and net profits, although difficult automotive markets in Europe and costs weighed on its operating profit and margin. While Gefco is facing risks over the Russia-Ukraine crisis, the company has charted an aggressive growth plan, which is likely ...

  • Gefco_Setubal

    Gefco provides value-added services for Citroën


    This article has been amended since publication to include comment from Gefco's Paris representatives. Gefco is providing value-added vehicle services for Citroën Berlingo vehicles at its logistics facility in Setübal, Portugal. The services include installation of an interior partition and modification of the opening angle of the doors. In all ...

  • Pierre-Jean Lorrain_Gefco

    Gefco moves Lorrain to head developments in new regional business


    Pierre-Jean Lorrain has moved from his role as managing director of Gefco Italy to take up a newly created role at the transport and logistics provider as director of Central Europe, Balkans and the Middle East.The move comes as Gefco responds to economic and manufacturing developments in the region, not ...

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    Gefco rolls out latest phase of TOSCA programme


    Gefco has announced the completion of the latest phase in its collaborative IT project with the implementation its Opteam software, which has been developed in conjunction with management and IT consultancy Cereza, and is designed to facilitate carrier management. Gefco uses the solution in 20 countries. It will be fully ...

  • Arnaud Cauchy_web

    Gefco shakes up regional and unit management


    Arnaud Cauchy (pictured), who was most recently managing director of Gefco’s division in Switzerland, has taken up a new role as managing director of Gefco India as well as becoming CEO of Mercurio Pallia (India).Gefco has a joint venture with Mercurio Pallia in India, following its takeover in 2011 of ...

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    Gefco enhances service for Mirgor


    Gefco has designed a new customised logistics service for Argentinean industrial supplier Grupo Mirgor, which it said will enable the automotive and electronics supplier to manage its national and international supply of parts more efficiently. Mirgor, which has been using Gefco services for a decade, makes vehicle air conditioning units, ...