Geodis re-organises regional structure

23 / 05 / 2018

Logistics giant Geodis is re-organising its business into four key regions to improve client’s access to services.

The company will now be built around these four regions: Western Europe, Middle East and Africa, led by Laurent Parat; Northern and Central Europe with Thomas Kraus leading the region, Americas headed by Randy Tucker and Asia Pacific with Onno Boots at the helm.

Geodis chief executive Marie-Christine Lombard said: “We believe that this new organisation will make it easier for our customers to access our services through a stronger local presence. 

“It will also offer more opportunities to develop end-to-end logistics solutions to optimize our clients’ supply chains.”

Lines of business:

-          Distribution and Express, Olivier Mélot

-          Road transport, Olivier Royer

-          Global Freight Forwarding, Eric Martin-Neuville

-          Supply Chain Optimization, Boris Pernet


Group functional executives:

-          Chief Financial Officer, Amaury Valicon

-          Corporate Secretary, Stéphane Cassagne

-          Group Information Technology, Henri Linière

-          Group Human Resources, Mario Ceccon

-          Business Development & Marketing, Kim Pedersen

-          Innovation & Business Excellence, Philippe de Carné

The lines of business “remain the cornerstone of the Group’s comprehensive expertise”:

-       Contract Logistics: Order management, pick and pack, value-added services and outbound transport management, with more than 7 million square metres of warehousing around the world.

-       Distribution & Express: Day Definite Delivery of parcels (24h-48h) and Next Day Delivery in France, as well as cross-border countries, carried out via 150 Distribution & Express facilities.

-       Freight Forwarding: International multi-modal ocean, air and rail transportation, as well as customs brokerage in 120 countries. The Industrial Projects division designs complex out-of-gauge operations for companies in sectors such as oil & gas, mining, and renewable energy.

-       Road Transport: Full Truck Load transport for general cargo and special commodities (chemical, steel, etc.) with a fleet of 2,300 own trucks and an extensive sub-contractor network across Europe.

-       Supply Chain Optimisation: Advisory services such as supply chain diagnosis and network design, supply chain management.