Geodis expands logistics footprint in South Korea
Geodis is set to open a new Icheon facility with added warehousing and contract logistics services, expanding its footprint in Korea to 65,000 sqm
April 13, 2021
By PLA Editor
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International forwarder and logistics player Geodis is responding to the demand for supply chain services in South Korea with the opening of a new facility in Icheon.
The new facility will provide additional warehousing and value-added contract logistics resources for e-commerce companies and manufacturers in the region as more consumers take their buying habits online.
“Completed in March 2021, the new premises provide a variable ambient environment with temperatures ranging from 5°C to 34°C. It will be maintaining a maximum humidity of 87 percent with ventilation system support and is compliant with the Korea Fire Safety Standards,” Geodis noted.
The new multiuser warehouse is located 25 kilometres from central Seoul and can be reached withing 90 minutes from both Incheon International Airport and the Port of Incheon.
With the additional location, the company now has 65,000 square meters of logistics footprint in the country. The warehouse is open to all new business and offers ‘all-in-one service, increased efficiency, full visibility and total control,’ the Geodis added.
“From inventory management of raw materials to finished goods, valued-added services and end-to-end solutions, our across the board provision logistics platform facilitates faster speed to market for our customers’ products by being perfectly located to serve their target markets,” said Chris Cahill, subregional managing director, North Asia.
“Above all, we have a truly professional team of supply chain experts ready to support our clients in all their Contract Logistics requirements,” added Benoit Brule, managing director for Geodis in South Korea.