VEHICLE LOGISTICS

Number one in Europe for finished vehicle logistics and with more than 5 million units shipped per year, we provide you with a range of key expertise: logistics engineering, multimodal transport, storage and preparation of vehicles as well as their distribution.

Optimising flows from plants

Our teams ensure the flexible management for mass production flows for passenger and commercial vehicles.

Rail transport: In order to meet your needs in terms of cost, lead times, quality and our commitment to respect the environment, we have made rail transport our priority with a 3,200 car-carrying wagon fleet transporting more than 500,000 new vehicles annually.

  • Flat wagons
  • British and Spanish loading gauge
  • Wagons equipped with protection systems: mesh sides, specific wedging systems, etc

Road transport: Road transport represents 50% of our vehicle shipments. The reliability of our solutions is based on the size of our fleet and our dense international network.

  • 41 subsidiaries
  • 90 centres
  • A fleet of 2,300 car-carriers
  • 2,000 logistics solutions developed per year

Ocean freight: GEFCO ships nearly one million finished vehicles by sea each year. According to our customers' needs we design Deep Sea or Short Sea, spot, regular or shuttle solutions.

Vehicle operations, GEFCO added-value

The GEFCO global network has 90 secure finished vehicle centres, 48 of which are equipped with workshops. Experts in storage and customisation of vehicles, we offer a variety of value-added operations to meet manufacturers' requirements.

Vehicle storage:

  • Receipt of vehicles
  • Storage in dedicated areas
  • Maintenance of stored vehicles in accordance with manufacturers' standards

Vehicle preparation and customisation:

  • Pre-delivery Inspection for new and second hand vehicles (PDI): diagnostics, mechanical tests, valeting and final quality control
  • Customisation services (PPO): Commercial vehicle fittings, Preparation of Limited Series (bicolour and matte paint, stickers), Refurbishment of second hand vehicles and modification of commercial vehicles
  • Design reconditioning & Smart Repairs: bodywork/paint, reconditioning, etc

Guaranteeing service quality to dealerships

We implement delivery solutions for dealerships (spot deliveries, urgent transport, etc.) in accordance with rigorous quality standards and processes. Our teams also manage daily activity performance using specific performance indicators. Finally, our Automotive portal guarantees perfect real time visibility of vehicle delivery and stock levels, and also allows dealers to register their deliveries.

Why GEFCO?

More than 60 years of expertise

More than €3 Billion turnover in Automotive

Compounds in 33 countries

• Logistics, customs and tax engineering
• Operational excellence
• Single point of contact
• Full traceability (Track & Trace)
• KPI's and performance management
• Continuous improvement

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GEFCO offers complete solutions in order to optimise your logistics:

CUSTOMS AND TAX ENGINEERING

GEFCO optimises procedures and reliability.

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LLP-4PL

GEFCO ensures the complete management of your supply chain.

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