GEODIS in Italy managed around 1,5 mln shipping in one quarter for a leading enterprise in e-commerce

May, 24 2016

In Italy the Contract Logistics Line of Business of GEODIS increases its customer base by signing a major contract that binds the company to one of the leading enterprise in the E-commerce sector, confirming its leadership in logistics solutions for the online business trading and already reaching the impressive target of around 1,5 MLN of shipping in a single start up quarter.

GEODIS enlarged and developed its logistics activities dedicated to E-commerce, by increasingly working close to multinational companies specialized in online sales. There are many succeeding E-commerce customers that rely on GEODIS for managing their supply chain. A reliance that confirms the company's leadership for its ability to manage and support the logistics activity in a continuously expanding sector.

It is recent and relevant the partnership that GEODIS in Italy finalized with a leader company in the e-commerce sector and which sells internationally online. Launched in June 2015, GEODIS has provided more than 26,900 sqm of warehouse in the logistics site of Carpiano (MI). Following an effective start-up, the exclusively dedicated logistics area to this customer has been raised in a few months reaching more than 44,000 sqm, with inbound and outbound daily peaks that reach over 40,000 pieces and a consequent similar number of shipments, reaching the impressive target of around 1,5 MLN of shipping in a single start up quarter.

"I am very pleased about this partnership" says Francesco Cazzaniga - Managing Director of GEODIS for Contract Logistics in Italy. "Since the first preliminary stages, the acquisition of this E-commerce giant has represented a growing challenge in terms of spaces and volumes. Challenge that was brilliantly overcome by our team who has followed the customer in all its minimum requirements. As always GEODIS aims at contributing the success of its clients by optimizing their supply chain. Since E-commerce is a constantly evolving industry, our company aims at an exponential growth of expertise related to online business".

The logistics activity for the E-commerce sector is characterized by the customer needs to obtain support for a business strongly marked by seasonality, high variation in volumes and significant products demand with the subsequent necessity of maximizing storage operations. In such terms GEODIS is capable to structure a series of services designed to provide significant added value in terms of cost and performance.

Through its great expertise and care lavished in the Tailor-Made study, by supporting the core business of every customer solutions, GEODIS has been able to implement an innovative strategy for the management of the E-commerce business.

Strategy which includes tailored projects that integrate logistics systems targeted and flexible by meeting the needs of each client. A know-how that over the years guaranteed and consolidated the partnership of its customers. This is also thanks to attentive solutions, such as innovative and customized strategies for optimizing warehouse space, specific storage measures, packaging and product personalization. It is a lean structure which is able to facilitate all operations related.

The customer’s benefits of the E-commerce industry that entrusts its logistics activity to GEODIS, are also guaranteed by space safety. Each warehouse area is equipped with 24/7 video surveillance and monitoring system. Through a wide experience in volumes management with strong fluctuations, an implementation costs reduction due to space optimization and major professional skills, GEODIS confirms its leadership in the logistics activity for the E-commerce sector and ensures high value added performance to its business partners.

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