Saturday 22nd Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Geodis strengthens drinks service

The Geodis Group is set to launch a new service for the beverage sector, and in order to strengthen its position in the sector has acquired the logistics business of specialised operator Chevallier.

Geodis customer that produce or distribute beverages will now be offered the multi-modal transport and logistics service, which covers the entire supply chain.

The acquisition of Chevallier is designed to strengthen Geodis’ existing specific organisation with the addition of six more platforms dedicated to the French market: four in the Paris region, one in the Rhône-Alpes and one in the Provence-Alpes Côtes d’Azur regions, all of which are connected to rail.

Jean-Louis Demeulenaere, deputy chief executive of the Geodis Group, said: “I am pleased that we have developed this multimodal solution combining our expertise in logistics, road transport and rail transport for one of our group’s strategic sectors.”