GEFCO : logistics partner for a changing world
Created in 1949 to respond to the logistics challenges of the automotive industry, GEFCO is today recognised as a partner of choice for manufacturers in the management of their supply chain on a global scale. The Group supports the development of players operating in diverse sectors: FMCG & retail, electronics, aerospace, transport and heavy equipment, not forgetting automotive logistics for which GEFCO remains Europe’s leading operator. The Group sets itself apart by the quality of its service. Its global offer integrates all logistics solutions, particularly multimodal, thanks to its expertise in overland, air, sea, and rail flows. Its agile and scalable solutions are designed to optimise all projects with the best balance between costs and lead times, while ensuring the same guarantee of reliability to meet manufacturers’ needs. Its international network, which covers over 300 destinations, allows GEFCO to offer manufacturers the same operational excellence on all continents in order to establish itself as their preferred partner.
Renowned for the reliability of its services, GEFCO has applied an acquired expertise in automotive logistics - one of the most demanding sectors - in order to respond to the globalisation of industrial flows and the needs of its international customers that face global and complex challenges.
GEFCO has a leading private land transport network which allows it to design optimised transport plans that create added-value for its industrial customers.
Global in our business lines
GEFCO provides a response to the most complex challenges facing industrial professionals with tailor-made logistics solutions integrating all of the areas of the supply chain:
- Overland flow logistics,
- Intercontinental, air, sea and rail flow logistics,
- Finished vehicle logistics,
- Storage and warehousing,
- Packaging management.
We apply a vast range of expertise in all of our business lines: logistics outsourcing (lien vers 4PL), inbound and outbound flow engineering, handling of customs and tax formalities.
Global for each customers
Thanks to our multi-country, multi-business line and multi-sector coverage, we have developed a global vision and understanding of the challenges facing our customers: we establish a tailor-made, agile and progressive approach for each one, based on our extensive knowledge of their needs and the specific characteristics of their markets.
The close cooperation of our teams, true stakeholders in our customers' organisation, ensures the effectiveness of these partnerships.
World quality standards
Managed at central level, the standardisation of global service quality helps guarantee both safety and reliability for the efficient transportation of goods.
Regional or global, each logistics plan is built on a solid base of consistent processes and practices: regardless of their business lines and expertise, the actions of the GEFCO teams throughout the world are based on the same values, the same qualitative standards, the same processes and the same information systems.
So no matter which countries are being crossed and which networks put to use, our customers are sure to benefit from the same service quality from one end of their supply chain to the other.
Global in its expansion
Increasing its sectorial coverage and continuing its targeted global expansion are GEFCO's two strategic priorities. We now have a balanced portfolio of industrial customers and a strong presence in the regions identified by the industrial sector as priority high-growth areas.
Ever greater interconnections
Intermodal connections are central to our global offer. These take the form of a combination of different modes of transport (sea, rail, air, road) and contribute to the continuity of our industrial customers' production chain, with the aim of optimising lead times, loads and costs, competitiveness, etc.