Wednesday 26th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

DOW signs multi-million pound logistics contract


Dow Agro Sciences, part of the DOW Chemical Company, has extended its contract with Geodis Calberson UK logistics division for a further three years.

The multi-million pound deal will see Geodis Calberson managing all on-site logistics for the King’s Lynn-based company, which makes insecticides, fungicides and pesticides.

Additionally, it will look after global supply chain requirements with the majority of activity taking place in the European, Eurasia and Baltic markets.

Warehousing and loading/unloading activities will also be handled by Geodis Calberson, along with the firm’s import and export shipping office duties and arrangement of transport for orders by land, sea and air.

Geodic Calberson will oversee 12 million kilos of goods for DAS annually, which equates to 10,000 pallets.

The company also manages DAS’s on-site logistics operations in Italy and France as part of a pan-European collaborative platform. DAS has its global business base in Indianapolis, Indiana in the United States.