GEODIS opens new Oil & Gas hub in Aberdeen, Scotland

Gas, Logistics, Markets, Oil Industry — By on July 18, 2016 at 9:43 AM

Geodis new logo 28 April 2016 mouseGEODIS is expanding its Industrial Projects activity and opens a new oil and gas warehouse at Aberdeen harbour, on the east coast of Scotland.

“This new facility enables us to provide an even better service to all our oil and gas customers due to its strategic location. The new GEODIS hub represents a vital link in our global oil & gas supply chain, given the relevance of this natural resources in the Northern European region“, commented Igor Muniz, Europe Industrial Projects Director.

GEODIS establishes a 1, 850 sqm state-of-the-art facility with direct access to the Aberdeen port and within easy distance of Aberdeen airport. The hub will be managed by personnel with specific knowledge and skills in the oil & gas logistics sector, in order to primarily serve oil & gas operators and drilling companies. With the opening of the new warehouse GEODIS is now operating oil & gas hubs in Aberdeen, Antwerp, Dubai, Houston, Shanghai and Singapore.

GEODIS’ Industrial Projects Senior Vice President, Philippe Somers commented: “By investing in this new branch, we are strongly indicating our confidence in the North Sea market and the firm recovery of the industry in this region. It is another proof of GEODIS being a true growth partner for its clients.”

Out of Aberdeen, GEODIS will not only be serving the Northern European region but also oil & gas project activities in Eastern Europe as well as in North and Central Africa.

GEODIS – www.geodis.com

GEODIS is a Supply Chain Operator ranking among the top companies in its field in Europe and the World. GEODIS, which is part of SNCF Logistics, which in turn is a business line of the SNCF Group, is the number one Transport and Logistics operator in France and ranked number four in Europe. The international reach includes a direct presence in 67 countries and a global network spanning over 120 countries. With its five Lines of Business (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express and Road Transport), GEODIS manages its customers Supply Chain by providing end-to-end solutions enabled by over 39, 500 employees, its infrastructure, its processes and systems. In 2015, GEODIS recorded €8 billion in revenue.

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