GEODIS' Transportation Solution Design uses your data to model and optimize the pivotal elements of your distribution and transportation strategy. These simulations help us identify the best combination of locations for your distribution centers, along with the most cost-effective shipment consolidations. We use this transport optimization approach to improve operational execution, as well as identify and prevent costly transportation blunders.See details
Managed transportation can bring added complexities in financial settlement components, such as freight audit and payment, carrier payments, general ledger (GL) coding, claims, and refund management. Our effective financial settlement services can help recapture an average 2-3% your transportation spend – saving unnecessary business costs and protecting your margins.See details
As part of your daily business operations, you are responsible for managing the tactical components of your transportation services, including load planning, purchase order (P.O.) and supplier management, carrier selection, and shipment tracking. We help you achieve continuous improvement in this area as we collaborate with other internal teams and your warehousing operations to develop cost-saving strategies and efficiencies. As a result, you receive consolidation and network analysis with centralized reporting and increased visibility.See details
Our Carrier Management services support your overall account strategy through the management of your carrier solution. By leveraging our proven processes and relationships with over 450 carriers in the US, we offer you the flexibility to adjust your transportation solution as needed and manage data for key operational decisions: a carrier management system that lets you focus on your core business.See details
As the market shifts and changes, your supply chain management strategy should also adapt to help you continue to outperform your competitors. Our specialized transportation services are specific offerings aimed at identifying areas in your supply chain in which you can trim unnecessary costs and gain competitive advantage. We also excel at creating custom transportation solutions unique to your business or fulfillment strategy.See details
Your supply chain is filled with information, data, and metrics around your operation. However, without centralization, integration, and visibility, leveraging this data can become cumbersome and ineffective for implementing strategic changes. Our visibility and analytics tools provide you with the insight (and foresight) you need for effective supply chain improvement strategies. The service is geared towards improving your supply chain performance and enhancing your customer experience.See details
GEODIS offers Warehousing Solutions with Value-added Services adapted to your needs: from storage on dedicated platforms to multi-client campuses or on-site logistics. Our advanced IT solutions can also help you manage your inventory and guarantee total stock visibility. GEODIS' solutions are targeted to cost-effectively manage your logistics, reduce inventory cost, and make your supply chain more efficient. A range of additional warehouse management services extend from building displays for your promotional campaigns to car assembly operations.See details
GEODIS manages after-sales and returns logistics with proven reverse supply chain know-how and an extensive international network that will ensure the optimization of your reverse flows. Whether you need collection at the customer site, the re-marketing of mid-life products, or the dismantling and recycling of end-of-life products, GEODIS' expertise will help you ensure excellence in product life cycle management. Our Reverse Logistics solutions address B2B and B2C markets, and will help reduce your costs while contributing to the sustainable development of your company.See details
A Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) is an area within a facility – technically outside of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) territory – where merchandise of foreign origin is admitted into the United States. This status provides importers with the flexibility to consolidate and thereby reduce Merchandise Processing Fees (MPFs), improve cash flow by delaying duties and taxes, and expedite the movement of imported goods.
Our FTZ expertise offers an end-to-end integrated solution with any combination of FTZ administration, warehousing, customs brokerage and transportation to minimize risk, eliminate unnecessary fees, and decrease delays.See details
With 1,600 people in nearly 60 countries working on Supply Chain Optimization, GEODIS has the expertise, technology and geographic spread to deliver supply chain improvements.
With experts certified by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply, coupled with our advanced business analytics, GEODIS provides a set of world-class advisory services.
From the re-design of a logistics network to a new sourcing strategy, or a straightforward benchmarking of rates, we can help customers in their search for value.See details
GEODIS’ advisory services provide companies with a clear roadmap for enhancing their supply chain. We can identify potential efficiencies, ranging from supplier relationships to the structure of your logistics network.
Many organizations also ask us to take the next step – to source and procure the services that will turn these potential benefits into tangible ones, typically through a Request For Tender process. The Supply Chain Optimization’s Line of Business of GEODIS is part of a global 3PL provider, however being an independent structure to guarantee customers and prospects the neutrality needed to design and implement their projects.See details
The complexity of today’s global supply chains has become a major challenge for many companies. Managing logistics can be an unwelcome drain on resources, particularly if a company is growing rapidly. At the same time, opportunities for acquiring expertise in this area can be limited. In cases like these, outsourcing all or part of the supply chain to GEODIS is a cost-effective solution.
A strategic outsourcing agreement will specify the precise role for GEODIS, covering key areas such as end-to-end visibility and business analytics, as part of a portfolio of services.See details
One-size-fits-all solutions don’t always apply when it comes to Air Freight. GEODIS provides a variety of tailored Air cargo options that make sense for you. Our three services – AirFlex, AirFast and AirSave – are supported by value-added services such as Oversized & Project Cargo, Dangerous Goods Handling, Temperature-Controlled Forwarding and Transport Insurance. Your goods will get to their national or international freight destination safely and on time.See details
With a global network and industry expertise, GEODIS offers Ocean Freight solutions with a variety of options. When it comes to Ocean freight shipping, you can choose between FCL, LCL, or a combination of Sea-Air. Our in-house expertise also covers Oversized & Project Cargo, Breakbulk, Dangerous Goods Handling, Buyer’s Consolidation, Transport Insurance and more. Whichever group of sea freight shipping services you choose, we’ll help you achieve an exceptional balance between cost and time to meet your needs.See details
Freight Forwarding doesn’t just mean transporting goods from A to B. At GEODIS, it also means doing everything possible to make sure our customers receive peace-of-mind deliveries each and every time. We support our forwarding activities with Value-Added Services such as our Control Tower for complete oversight, Purchase Order and Vendor Management, Emission Reporting, Fast Fashion Logistics, and IRIS, our online booking and tracking system. We have everything you need for smooth, worry-free deliveries.See details
As a renowned expert in retail and e-commerce solutions, we put our knowledge and expertise together to allow our customers to make flexible decisions. This make it easy for them to change their minds if necessary and to adapt to alternate channels.
Our B2C services (last mile, same day, etc.) use best-in-class technology to provide reliable transport & logistics solutions, with full visibility every step of the way.See details
GEODIS has solved one of the biggest challenges facing project freight forwarders across the globe: how do you maintain cost control for the customer while ensuring clear and reliable visibility on the project's charter activities? We achieve this control and visibility through our Global and Regional Charter Desks.See details
Many of our customer's projects require unique engineering from equipment design to transport plans. At GEODIS, we focus on transportation engineering solutions for projects in virtually all sectors, with a clear emphasis on safety, project management and improving productivity.See details
GEODIS is committed to ensuring that Industrial Projects are executed in an absolutely safe and compliant manner. Our risk management process is therefore essential as we protect the interests of our customers. Of course, the more challenging and complex a project is, the more important it is to prevent risks. This requires careful planning, and that is what our Risk Assessment and Compliance service offers.See details
GEODIS' Industrial Projects team introduced Super Heavy Lift services to meet market demands for heavy lifting and complicated projects. In fact, we are the first freight forwarding company in the industry to offer these specific capabilities to customers. The service is particularly designed for projects that include single cargo weights of over 800 tons combined with other project logistics challenges, such as out-of-gauge equipment, extreme weather conditions and lack of destination infrastructure.See details
Customs is vital for most businesses, but it can also be complicated. Continuous changes in regulations can make it even more complex. Our Core Customs Solutions approach is to keep processes and operating procedures as simple as possible so that they reflect what actually happens in your business.
GEODIS' network of customs experts can handle all of the import and export movements of your goods according to the latest regulations. We offer simplification, transparency, and electronic exchanges between you and the Customs Authorities, with a secure supply chain delivered through GEODIS' core solution portfolio.See details
Does your international business need support for customs procedures and obligations?
GEODIS can serve as your growth partner through a broad range of services that ensure consistent and compliant trade activities. We're experts in conducting the import and export formalities required to comply with regulations and avoid risk for your business.
We also provide value-added customs solutions through a large range of tailored solutions to support your international strategy. These include customs classification support, Foreign Trade Zone solutions, customs control tower solutions to coordinate your operations and provide support (consultancy), and a GEODIS web portal for a complete overview.See details