GEFCO opens Schiphol Distribution Center to Drive International Growth
The European leader in automotive logistics announces a new Amsterdam warehouse to support expansion in its Air & Sea business operations
In June 2020, GEFCO, a leader in multimodal supply-chain solutions will open a new temperature-controlled distribution center at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
The 7,000 square meters facility provides storage and transport management services for customers in high tech and home equipment industry; automotive; life sciences and healthcare and more. Next to standard goods, the new center also provides solutions for dangerous or temperature-controlled goods with time critical services for urgent shipments. The new Schiphol site complements GEFCO Air & Sea’s climate-controlled distribution centers in London and Frankfurt.
Connected to the world
The Netherlands has one of the highest-ranking air transport infrastructures in the world. The country is not only home to award-winning Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, but also to four regional airports which offer international services. The Dutch world-class infrastructure, combined with the strategic location gives companies a significant edge in reaching millions of consumers. This makes the Netherlands a natural hub for logistics and distribution operations.
Executive Vice President, Paul-Henri Freret commented on the new GEFCO facility at Schiphol: “With outstanding connections to all major transport carriers and close proximity to Schiphol and major ports, the new facility is perfectly placed to support our growing Air & Sea operation.” Emmanuel Arnaud, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing continued: “The center will be invaluable in driving new business opportunities as well as supporting international growth of our existing customers.”
GEFCO is a world leader in multimodal supply-chain solutions and the European leader in automotive logistics. With 70 years of expertise and the unique strength of a 15,000-strong workforce, GEFCO designs flexible solutions to meet complex supply-chain challenges in every industry sector. GEFCO is present in 47 countries and serves 300 destinations worldwide. In 2017, GEFCO was awarded the IATA-CEIV Pharma Certification for its Air & Sea activity in Netherlands.
Source: GEFCO4 May 2020