GEODIS upgrades road network capabilities, connects Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 27 October 2021 - GEODIS,
a global leading transport and logistics services provider, has expanded its
road network in Southeast Asia to Vietnam; another step towards its ambition to
develop a scheduled road service connecting Singapore to China. GEODIS' own
fleet of vehicles and expanded network of partners enables full and partial
loads to be carried by road along the Singapore, Malaysia,
Thaïland axis, and now Vietnam. The addition of the service to Vietnam will
serve businesses driving the manufacturing boom in that country over recent
years, helping the region become a vital supply chain node for many high-tech,
retail, and FMCG businesses.
GEODIS Expands Road Network Across Southeast Asia
November 2019, the Road Transport service of GEODIS in Southeast Asia was
created to meet the needs of companies looking for a day-definite road
transportation solution for their cargo, in the range of 30 to 1000 kilos per
road network for Full Truck Load (FTL) and Less than Truck Load (LTL) service
provide freight management from first to last mile and offers additional
options for existing GEODIS customers, in addition to air and ocean transport
modes. The door-to-door road option has
the advantage of loading space flexibility, with benefits of lower rates than
air freight, shorter transit times than ocean freight, and on-the-ground
expertise for customs clearance.
Since March 2021, GEODIS has
expanded its road network capabilities by offering both standard and personalized solutions
including its RoadDirect, RoadFast, and RoadSave services. With these differing
levels of service, GEODIS balances transit time and costs to ensure customers
can tailor the solution that best fits their needs; to include door-to-door
service, customs brokerage and onward distribution.
Accompanying the new
expansion of the Road Transport service of GEODIS is a dedicated access to
a rate calculator and automated quotation system, which will be
available towards the end of 2021.
service aims to give our customers greater flexibility and reliability of
service in the context of current supply chain
disruptions affecting air and sea cargo flows," said Lakshmanan Venkateswaran, Sub-Regional Managing Director – South East Asia. "The
service refinements come at a pivotal time as ASEAN's manufacturing
productivity and market expansion are gaining momentum due to the confluence of
events that is motivating global companies to diversify their supply chain
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GEODIS – www.geodis.com
GEODIS is a global leading transport and
logistics services provider recognized for its commitment to helping clients
overcome their logistical constraints. GEODIS' growth-focused offerings (Supply
Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution &
Express, and Road Transport) coupled with the company's truly global reach
thanks to a global network spanning nearly 170 countries, translates in top
business rankings, #1 in France and #7 worldwide. In 2020, GEODIS accounted for
over 41,000 employees globally and generated €8.4 billion in sales.