VINCI - Transport of heavy equipment to the Dominican Republic

       
 

Business case

  • Company : VINCI Contruction Grands Projets
  • Industry : Heavy equipment
  • Solutions : Heavy equipment, Air transport, Ocean transport
 
 

The operator of a water sanitation project for 5 towns in the Dominican Republic, Vinci Construction Grands Projets has selected GEFCO as its logistics service provider to transport all of the materials and equipment required to construct the sanitation network and water treatment plants.

 

Challenges

  • Handle the transport and customs clearance of 20 units of heavy equipment and 600 containers over four years.
  • Handle the return of part of the material to its various places of origin.

Résults

  • Fully integrated services guaranteeing end-to-end traceability
  • Optimisation of the customs clearance
  • After a serie of test operations* around fifty containers have been shipped in two months from Le Havre (France) to the Dominican Republic.

    *First semester 2014

GEFCO Solution

In response to VINCI’s challenge, we have designed a tailor-made solution combining door-to-door ocean and air transport including customs management.

GEFCO supplies a comprehensive and integrated service from the collection of the material to its delivery on site.

  • Pre-carriage
  • FOB (Freight On Board)
  • Transport by air or ocean
  • Customs clearance
  • Final delivery in the Dominican Republic
 

Key figures

 

600  containers 

20
units of
heavy
 equipment

 Autorized Economic Operator
 certification
(AEO)

       150 km        of pipes

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GEFCO offers integrated solutions in order to optimise your logistics:

HEAVY EQUIPMENT

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AIR TRANSPORT

Door-to-door air freight solutions tailored to your logistics challenges

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OCEAN TRANSPORT

Worldwide service excellence you can rely on

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CUSTOMS AND TAX ENGINEERING

GEFCO manages and optimises your customs procedures

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