Volvo - Ensuring reliability of machines delivery to the Eurasia zone

       
 

Business Case 

  • Company : VOLVO
  • Industry : Heavy Equipment
  • Integrated logistics solutions : Road transport, Ocean transport, Rail transport, Customs
 
 

Volvo Construction Equipment AB is setting the bar high with regard to the quality and conformity of the management of its vehicles. Successfully tested against these criteria, GEFCO Baltic became the agreed supplier of the Swedish manufacturer in August 2013 and was chosen to manage the transportation of its machines to the Eurasia zone.

 

Challenge

  • Designing a door-to-door handling plan for the transport of construction equipment in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Results

GEFCO Baltics is awarded the Volvo supplier approval. At the port of Klaipeda, where the transshipment and safety checks are carried out on the equipment, a 99% quality rate was recorded.

GEFCO solution - An integrated multimodal logistics plan :

  • Overland pre-shipment using low loader vehicle carriers for transport from the plant to the ports or railway stations in the countries of manufacture
  • Handling of Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) operations
  • Customs clearance at the ports
  • Shipment security: partial dismantling and excess packaging to protect vehicles
  • Ro- Ro (Roll-on/Roll-off: vessel transporting vehicles, cars, semi-trailers) sea transport between departure and destination ports
  • Rail or road transport to the destination countries
  • Capillary distribution of equipment by road to the customer’s site
  • Provision of monitoring tools and regular issuing of performance indicators

Following checks and audits carried out by Volvo Construction experts on the initial assignments, GEFCO Baltics was awarded the Volvo supplier approval : "The level of service and professionalism provided by GEFCO Baltics in the management of international flows from our production sites in Europe and South Korea to Russia, Ukraine and Central Asia is very satisfactory. GEFCO is one of our trusted logistics partners​."

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