GEODIS wins award for operational efficiency in Poland


The global logistics services provider GEODIS in Poland has received the accolade from Castorama Poland, a DIY and home improvement retailer, part of Kingfisher plc.

Castorama recently held its annual Conference for Suppliers in Warsaw, an event organised by Castorama, and singled out GEODIS in Poland for their high level of service and operational efficiency for leading Castorama’s logistics projects in the country.

Left – Wojchiech Gondek, Supply Chain & Logistics Director, Castorama and Marcin Krzak, Managing Director, GEODIS Road Network (GRN).

The partnership between GEODIS and the leading DIY market supplier began in 2013 with the Road Network team now handling 760 thousand pallets a year, mainly through FTL services from Castorama’s hub warehouse to its stores throughout Poland. The further cross-dock (LTL) service is based on a network of 160 domestic and international suppliers spanning over 90 of these stores.

“We provide a wide range of value-added services for Castorama, including ADR transportation and temperature-controlled transport.” says Olivier Royer, Executive Vice President of GEODIS European Road Network activity. “We are very proud to receive this high-value award from Castorama which honours our partnership and our 
long-term cooperation with this valued customer. It shows once again that we are a reliable supplier for them.”

Based on a win-win strategy, this customer award recognizes GEODIS’ capacity to provide a custom-made solution, from initial preparation to implementation, advisory assistance, to KPI monitoring and reporting.

“The next steps, in order to continue building this trust and long-term business relationship, will be to make an assessment of potential opportunities throughout Castorama’s network, and to develop direct contacts with our client’s suppliers.” concludes Olivier Royer.

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