Gefco has signed an €8bn (£7.15bn) exclusivity deal with former parent company PSA Peugeot Citroën, which will see it manage the company’s entire global supply chain. The five-year deal will commence on 1 January 2017. Gefco will be responsible for organising the automotive giant’s entire supply chain, from sourcing components for manufacturing to the distribution of finished vehicles and spare parts. While the deal involves Gefco acting as a 4PL, organising the multi-modal supply chain, the firm remains PSA’s lead […]
Logistics firm Gefco UK has officially opened a new £10m hub in Liverpool, which will serve the automotive logistics sector.
A new category for vans powered by clean alternative fuels – Clean Fleet Van of the Year – has been introduced by the Motor Transport Awards.
Van production at Vauxhall’s Luton and Ellesmere Port plants totalled more than 58,000 units in 2012, making the company the UK’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer for the 11th year running. Total production at Luton for Vivaro vans was 53,465, with manufacturing at Ellesmere Port contributing 5,373 Astravans to the 58,838 total. In keeping with the decline across the market, production figures at Luton have dropped incrementally in recent years, with Vivaro production in 2012 down by 14,638 units to 68,103 […]