Global supply chain operator GEODIS said it has invested in a new facility in Incheon, South Korea. Responding to the recent surge in demand for supply chain services in South Korea brought about by dynamic changes in consumer buying habits through e-commerce channels, the new facility will provide additional warehousing and value-added contract logistics resources. The new facility is located just 25 kilometres from central Seoul and a 90-minute drive from both Incheon International Airport and Port of Incheon.
Completed in March 2021, the new premises provide a variable ambient environment with temperatures ranging from 5°C to 34°C. It will be maintaining a maximum humidity of 87 percent with ventilation system support and is compliant with the Korea Fire Safety Standards. This additional location brings GEODIS logistics footprint in South Korea to 65,000 square meters. Sub-Regional Managing Director, North Asia, Chris Cahill said, “In line with our vision of being the growth partner of our customers, this investment in additional warehousing resource is just another step in GEODIS’ commitment to support our Korean customers’ development ambitions and our own expansion into strategic markets. From inventory management of raw materials to finished goods, valued added services and end to end solutions, our across the board provision logistics platforms facilitates faster speed to market for our customers’ products by being perfectly located to serve their target markets.”
Managing Director for GEODIS in South Korea, Benoit Brule said, “Our Icheon amenity is built to state-of-the-art specifications of a Grade A standard at a strategic location. The warehouse is open to all new business offering customers an all-in-one service, increased efficiency, full visibility and total control. Above all, we have a truly professional team of supply chain experts ready to support our clients in all their contract logistics requirements.”