Opel and Vauxhall renew partnership with GEFCO for another 4 years

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 22 Oct 2018

GEFCO, a France-based leading automotive logistics service provider, is renewing a contract with Opel/Vauxhall for a period of four year starting on January 1, 2019. The contract will extensively leverage GEFCO’s fourth-party logistics (4PL) services. This contract covers all inbound and outbound logistics for Opel/Vauxhall in Europe and Turkey. GEFCO will distribute parts to Opel/Vauxhall assembly plants from supplier sites worldwide. The group will also deliver vehicles to dealers and importers.

GEFCO intends to strengthen its teams of engineers in the six countries where Opel/Vauxhall operates in Europe (France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom).

Antoine Redier, executive vice president 4PL Solutions at GEFCO, “GEFCO’s 4PL solutions offer unique expertise in automotive logistics for the company. By managing all Opel/Vauxhall logistics flows in Europe and Turkey, we enable our customer to optimize its supply chain and focus on its core business.”

Remi Girardon, managing director manufacturing and supply chain of Opel Automobile said, “We look forward to continuing our successful partnership with GEFCO. It’s crucial for us to have flexible, innovative and cost-efficient logistic processes that are perfectly integrated in our industrial operations.”

Luc Nadal, GEFCO’s chief executive officer, explains, “Managing all of Groupe PSA’s supply chain solutions puts us in a perfect position to deliver synergies. We can maintain a high level of reliability by bundling the flows of both brands. Our approach is based on building a strong partnership, true to our ‘Infinite Proximity’ culture and our ‘Partners, unlimited’ brand signature.”

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