All Gefco articles – Page 7

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    ​Gefco expands presence in Croatia


    Gefco has announced plans to expand its operations in Croatia following the opening of a subsidiary in the capital Zagreb. The new subsidiary is located near the port of Rijeka, which is the largest port complex in the country and the company will also be opening an office there in ...

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    Gefco celebrates a Delphi award


    Global supplier of electronics and technologies, Delphi Automotive, has awarded its 2013 Above & Beyond prize to Gefco. In an event that has now been running for seven years, the accolade recognizes special services performed by suppliers that went beyond a logistics provider’s contractual obligations in the past year.Three tiers ...

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    Gefco and Ford team up in UK market


    Transport and logistics provider Gefco has announced a new partnership with Ford. Under the agreement, the logistics provider will assume responsibility for multi-user, in-night distribution of parts to dealers across several UK regions. This is the first alliance of its kind to be implemented between the two organisations in the ...

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    Gefco launches Riga-Kaluga rail link


    Transport and logistics provider Gefco has recently launched a rail link from the Latvian sea port of Riga to the Rosva industrial park in Vorotinsk near Kaluga in Russia. The link will remove the need for any road transport between the two locations, which will bring down costs and improve ...

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    Gefco launches China system for vehicles; opens Shenzen office


    Gefco has launched an IT system to improve the efficiency of vehicle movements in China that provides visual management across the entire supply chain with real-time logistics information. Gefco said the system would synchronise logistics provider flows and the operations in customer plants, as well as reduce the waiting time ...

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    New Gefco HR head in UK wants to attract graduates to logistics


    Gefco has announced John Smith as its new head of human resources. He will be responsible for the supervision of the company’s UK operations. He will also push a scheme to attract more young talent to the logistics field.Smith worked as senior human resources business partner at logistics firm Wincanton, ...

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    Update: Gefco Group to use Mexico as global automotive hub


    *This story has been updated on July 30th from its original version following comment from the company The Gefco group has announced plans to expand its Mexican operations, including taking over an international platform that will supply automotive parts to the Latin American region. The ...

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    Gefco develops in Brazil and Spain


    Gefco’s division in Brazil is opening a new office and depot in Minas Gerais state to handle parts movements and at the same time the company has announced new contracts with Volkswagen Group in Spain.Gefco Brazil’s new site is located in Contagem in the southeast of Brazil. The office will ...

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    Gefco changes organisation and strategy


    The changes at Gefco over the past year have been among the most closely watched in the automotive logistics sector, notably with RZD RussianRailways buying 75% of the company from PSA Peugeot Citroën, and General Motors outsourcing its logistics management in Europe to Gefco as a fourth party logistics provider ...

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    Global round up: Ford in Top 25; Vladivostock traffic; Yusen expands in Chicago; Gefco prestige service;


    Ford makes Gartner Supply Chain Top 25Ford has made it into the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 ranking for the first time, reaching number 22 this year, up from 26 last year and number 51 in 2011. It is the only carmaker in the top 25 and has been ...

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    Bogdan transfers logistics control to Gefco


    Ukrainian vehicle maker Bogdan has recently transferred the management of its logistics operations to Russian Railways subsidiary Gefco. The agreement, which was signed at the end of April, involves the transfer to Gefco Ukraine of 80 pieces of equipment, including trucks and transporters. Gefco will also manage warehouses in ...

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    Profits down for Gefco but strong prospects ahead


    The Gefco Group has reported a small decline in revenue for 2012 compared to 2011, while operating profit has dropped by more than half. The group, which is now majority-owned by RZD Russian Railways, saw a rise in revenue from new customers outside PSA Peugeot-Citroën, its former owner, as ...

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    GM-Gefco project begins in Europe


    From next week on April 1st, General Motors Europe will implement the outsourcing of its logistics planning, operations and purchasing to logistics provider Gefco. Acting as a 4PL for the carmaker, Gefco will manage GM’s inbound and outbound supply chain across Europe, Russia and Turkey, combining volumes with its established ...

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    Gefco signs contract with Setram on exports


    Spanish logistics provider and terminal operator Setram has signed a contract with Gefco to handle the movement of finished vehicles from France to the port of Barcelona. The vehicles, which were previously dispatched from other European ports, will be loaded there for shipment to Algeria.Around 17,000 Peugeot-Citroën vehicles will ...

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    Global round up: Gefco wins Ford business in SA; Yusen sequences for JLR supplier; Sunderland warehouse close to Nissan; UPS increase in LCL


    Gefco supports PSA and Ford in South AfricaFollowing Gefco’s opening of a subsidiary in South Africa last year the logistics provider has announced that it has a new contract with Ford to export 30 containers of parts from the carmaker’s Struandale plant there to its Pacheco assembly plant in ...

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    Global round up: New linkspan for Grimsby; Gefco supports John Deere; More MacGregor ramps for Japan; Geely backs London taxis; Schenker opens in Czech


    Linkspan delivered for Grimsby ro-ro terminalThe latest stage in the development of Associated British Ports’ new £26m ($41m) Grimsby River Terminal has recently been completed with the delivery of a specially designed 70-metre-long linkspan bridge.The linkspan arrived at the Port of Grimsby ready for installation by heavy-lifting experts Mammoet ...

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    PSA completes Gefco sale to RZD


    PSA Peugeot Citroën has completed the sale of shares representing 75% of the capital and voting rights of its former logistics subsidiary Gefco to Russian Railways (RZD). The completion of the deal is in accordance with the agreement signed between the two companies last November. The French carmaker sold ...

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    Gefco improves PSA exports to South America


    Gefco is moving automotive parts to PSA Peugeot-Citroën facilities in Brazil and Argentina from suppliers in Europe thanks to a relocation to a new warehouse in Trnava, Slovakia. Since September the company has been managing an international logistics platform in Trnava, near Bratislava, where parts are delivered from suppliers ...

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    Gefco central to RZD freight corridor plans


    Russian Railways (RZD) has said this week that French transport provider Gefco, in which it bought a 75% stake in October for €800m, will play an integral part in a new rail freight corridor linking Europe with Asia via a new common rail enterprise being planned between Russia, Belarus ...

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    Russian Railways will buy Gefco stake


    One win longer than another;Big questions for big customers.As Automotive Logistics was going to press, PSA Peugeot Citroën announced that it had entered into exclusive negotiations with Russian Railways (RZD), the state-owned rail operator, to sell a majority stake in PSA’s logistics provider, Gefco, and form a “strategic partnership”. PSA ...