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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.

GEFCO opens Schiphol Distribution Center to suppor international growth

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 proximity to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol provides fast and efficient inbound and outbound connections for GEFCO, with the additional benefit of being close to Amsterdam and Port of Rotterdam.

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.”

About GEFCO

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: GEFCO

4 May 2020

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