Bodycare

Logistics solutions to match your requirements

As a player in the body care industry, do you require absolute perfection from your supply chain?

Do you aim to ensure a high On-Shelf Availability (OSA), both in your physical and digital channels? Are you looking for global, fast, reliable and environmental friendly solutions? Based on our expertise in the personal care product industry, we have developed supply chain solutions to meet your challenges worldwide and fully dedicated to the logistics of your products: perfumes, make up, body care and skin care, hair products...

Just In Time supply of your facilities

Securing and accelerating your inbound supply chain

As a major and global player in the body care industry, you expect agile and competitive solutions in line with international regulations to supply both your plants and distribution centres? We offer you optimised solutions on a local and international scale. 

  • Raw materials plant supply 
  • Added value storage (bonded or not): quality control, repacking, sequenced preparation, plant delivery 
  • Consolidation and international transport (freight forwarding): air freight, ocean freight, road, rail
    • Bonded warehousing
    • Reconditioning by geographical area
    • Kitting and multilingual packaging 
    • Container shipping preparation 
    • Palletised air freight 
  • Environmentally friendly transport by rail: silk road China – Europe
  • Optimisation and management of your customs operations 
  • Management of your inter-plants and inter-distribution centre flows 

Distribution of your products

Ensuring an optimal availability of your products whilst respecting the environment

Are you managing multi-channel distribution with specific expectation? We deliver your products to mass distribution locations (large and medium size supermarkets, selective multi brands distribution channels, department stores drugstores/pharmacies, professional distributors (hairdressers, SPAs, nail care shops, etc.), as well as your direct channels, duty free shops and shops located in train stations.

  • Flows engineering and optimisation of transport plans
  • Cross-docking solutions to manage your multi-vendors supplies and to agregate orders by distribution channel
  • Storage and co-packing in a secure area or an area dedicated to your dangerous goods
  • Delivery before opening (before 10 am)
  • Delivery on a fixed date
  • Delivery in city centres, shopping centres and large supermarkets
  • Delivery using alternative transport modes respecting the environment and associated urban logistics solutions: no noise and reduced CO2 emissions (electric vehicles, hybrid vehicles, natural gas, delivery bicycles…)

Management of volume variations and new products launches

Supporting your sales and innovation 

The beauty care activity sector is an ever changing industry: promotions, strong seasonality, product innovation….To meet these challenges, agility is key. As an experienced partner in the beauty and personal care sector, we have developed specific solutions to meet both the requirements of your products and those of your distribution channels.

  • Collection of your promotional boxes directly from your suppliers to be delivered directly to your distribution channels 
  • Management of point of sale advertising (collection from your suppliers, filling promotional display boxes at our platform, delivery and assembly directly at your points of sale…) 
  • Exceptional and secure means set up for your special operations especially during Christmas holidays, mothers’ Day and fathers’ Day... 
     

Flow management 

Ensuring full visibility of your flows to control and optimise your supply chain

You are global, your supply chain is more and more complex and extended and your constraints in terms of traceability tend to increase and become similar to those of pharmacies.

You want to increase in “The Perfect Order” performance metric (customer On Time and In Full delivery). To support your challenges, we offer you a control tower to manage and ensure full visibility of your international flows.

Managing you reverse logistics flows

Speed up and secure your reverse flows

Returns need specific processes. To answer your requirements, we set up efficient solutions:

  • Points of sale collection and return management
  • Consolidation and cross-dock solutions
  • Control, sort, and return operations according to your processes

Event logistics

Rely on an experienced partner

Events are strategic for your brand. With our experience and expertise, we manage from end to end all the logistics of your event globally.

Why GEFCO

  • Simplicity

    • Single point of contact
    • Integrated Logistics solutions
    • Management of your customs operations
  • Efficiency

    • Operational excellence
    • Cost optimisation
    • Reduced transit time
  • 360° visibility

    • Real time monitoring of your operations
    • Performance management
    • Control of international flows via a Control Tower

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