Gefco UK has appointed Zsolt Vecsera as its new MD, in a move the company said will help “continue and steer its direction of growth”. Vecsera (pictured below) has been MD at Gefco Hungary since 2011, where he oversaw the doublingof the company’s profit over five years. Previous to that role he was MD of Raben Logistics, and a group key director at Waberer’s Holding. Marc Cahingt, executive vice president Western Europe and Mediterranean, said: “We are incredibly excited to […]
Gefco is a company with a long and dynamic history as one of the global leaders in the automotive logistics industry. After its creation by Peugeot in 1949, “Les Groupages Express de Franches-Comté” had accumulated 25 members of staff in four locations by the end of 1950. Now, the group has 11,500 employees across 35 countries, 400 of whom work in the UK.
German automotive product supplier Brose has extended its contract with Gefco by three years. The new part of the contract will see Gefco deliver products from Brose’s production site in Coventry to one of its customers in Redditch. The original contract, held since 2005, already sees Gefco deliver vehicle seat frames to its Coventry site. The operator will initially use its own fleet, but as volumes grow Gefco will provide dedicated vehicles in the Brose livery. Gefco UK sales and […]
Logistics firms have won millions of pounds in new and extended contracts this year from retailers and manufacturers based in the UK and beyond. Here is Motortransport.co.uk’s top 10 contract wins of 2012. Ceva Logistics wins five year Silentnight home delivery contract In June, Ceva revealed that it had won a five-year contract delivering beds for Silentnight Group, taking over from three separate logistics companies. It will make over 70,000 deliveries a year from Silentnight’s manufacturing plants in Cumbria and […]