Integrated Logistics

GEFCO draws on its business experience, its knowledge of information flows and the size of its integrated network to offer you complete solutions, for both domestic and international logistics.All of this is closely monitored by a control centre that coordinates the entire logistics chain, from supply to distribution, and all the way through to spare parts management.

  • OUR FINISHED VEHICLE LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS IN THE UK

    GEFCO UK’s four Finished Vehicle Logistics Centres in Corby, Sheerness, Sandtoft and Portbury offer vehicle storage and dedicated added value services, along with fully comprehensive technical facilities for new and used vehicle preparation and customisation.

    • 51,538  Pre-Delivery Inspections (PDIs) 
    • 541,250  Vehicle Movements 
    • 14,145  Ply-Lined Vehicles 
    • 8,065  Refurbishments 

    OUR FINISHED VEHICLE LOGISTICS OFFER

     
    GEFCO’s Finished Vehicle Logistics division provides a complete suite of solutions integrating the whole supply chain from end of line at production facilities throughout the vehicle life to optimise customer profitability and service quality.

    Activities include;

    • Pre-carriage by road / rail / sea to destination country
    • Vehicle storage, inspection and facility management
    • New vehicle preparation solutions (exterior protection removal, valeting, accessories and livery fitment)
    • Vehicle pre-delivery preparation and repair solutions (PDI, warranty, SMART repairs, bodyshop)
    • Whole life solutions including refurbishment and disposal
    • Demonstrator fleet and lease fleet management services

    Services are delivered to production standards through a national network of Technical Centres and are underpinned by teams of highly skilled technicians using the latest equipment.

    More information on our Group Vehicle Logistics Solution

  • SUPPLYING YOUR PLANTS

    To guarantee the optimisation of your flows, we consolidate the collection of your suppliers' components at our hubs and ensure delivery to your plant.

    • Our end-to-end services
    • Multimodal transport plans
    • Supply of reusable packaging
    • Vendor-managed Inventory: sub-assembly storage and assembly
    • Delivery to your plant
    • Simplified customs formalities
    • Management of supplies per reference

    DISTRIBUTION TO YOUR WAREHOUSES AND POINTS OF SALE

    Our distribution solutions to your warehouses or points of sale can be dedicated or pooled and take into account the special characteristics of your products, your distribution network and seasonality.

    Our services:

    • Implementation of an optimal transport plan that guarantees competitive lead times as well as the security and integrity of goods.
    • Storage and order preparation at our warehouses or at your sites
    • Network distribution to your points of sale via our integrated network: deliveries on set days or by appointment
    • EDI management (Electronic Data Interchange)
    • Customer tracking and returns management
    • Visibility via our Track & Trace portal

    SPARE PARTS MANAGEMENT

    Ensuring reliable after-sales logistics is an everyday challenge that GEFCO teams understand perfectly and manage very successfully.

    We devise specific automotive transport plans for "stock" flows and implement a specific service for "Urgent" flows.

    We also manage dedicated distribution centres and ensure:

    • Order preparation;
    • Packaging;
    • Daytime and night time deliveries to car dealers;
    • Management of warranty returns.

    For non-automotive industries we ensure regular deliveries to distributors and dealerships. We also implement exceptional delivery solutions on site (plant, platform, etc.).