Automotive

Logistics performance is essential to the competitiveness of manufacturers and suppliers, with demanding requirements regarding reliability. As a European leader in automotive logistics, GEFCO supports you in all stages of your supply chain.From the supply of components to the distribution of vehicles and spare parts, we have developed a comprehensive range of value-added services and solutions to help you respond to market challenges.

  • FROM SUPPLY TO DISTRIBUTION

    INCREASE COMPETITIVENESS

    GEFCO handles your supply chain from end-to-end, from sequenced deliveries to vehicles customisation. Reliable and effective, managed by a single point of contact, our logistics solutions are designed to help you gain better control of supplies and ensure the reliability of vehicle distribution

    Track and trace is ensured by our online portal – a key factor in logistics performance.

  • CONTROL OF PLANT SUPPLY

    A KEY FACTOR OF YOUR PERFORMANCE

    We manage the development and coordination of both continental and intercontinental transport plans. Our services are designed to optimise the supply of your plants and ensure its reliability:

    • Multi-supplier collection,
    • Management of customs procedures,
    • Consolidation,
    • Vendor management inventory.

    Our value-added services for the automotive sector

    We have developed a range of value-added services:

    • Optimisation of lineside operations: sequenced deliveries, repackaging/reconditioning,
    • Delayed differentiation operations completed just before delivery to the production line (configuration, sub-assembly preparation),
    • Packaging management (non-reusable/reusable) 
  • DISTRIBUTION LOGISTICS

    COMBINING HIGH-QUALITY SERVICE AND ADDED-VALUE

    GEFCO ensures the distribution of finished vehicles from factory to dealer. Our automotive experts assess the related logistics constraints of your industrial project in order to offer you an optimal distribution plan.

     

    Optimising flows from plants

    Our teams ensure the flexible management of mass production flows from the plants. They design multimodal transport plans (air/road/rail/ocean) as well as "alternative" solutions to ensure delivery leadtimes.

    Preparation and customisation operations

    Beyond transport services, we offer value-added services such as storage, customisation, as well as mechanical and aesthetic preparation, in line with your specifications.

    Delivery to dealer networks

    We ensure the implementation of delivery plans as well as specific services dedicated to car dealers (spot transport, urgent transport, etc.). All these operations are managed in accordance with rigorous quality standards and processes harmonised throughout our network. The real-time visibility of your vehicle deliveries is guaranteed by our Automotive portal.

  • SPARE PARTS LOGISTICS

    ENSURE AVAILABILITY OF PARTS AT THE BEST COST

    Managing effective spare parts logistics is a daily challenge. In order to manage numerous references and guarantee availability within sales networks, our experts propose specific solutions:

    • Engineering of distribution flow for "urgent" and "stock" deliveries,
    • Order preparation at our distribution centres 
    • Organising deliveries within your sales network
    • Returns management: packaging, parts under guarantee