GEODIS has invested in a multi-user facility in Incheon, South Korea in response to a recent surge in demand for supply-chain services in the country.

The new facility is to provide additional warehousing and value-added contract logistics resources.

The new facility is located 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 degrees Celsius to 34 degrees. It will be maintaining a maximum humidity of 87% 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.

Geodis 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.”

Geodis South Korea managing director Benoit Brule said: “Our Incheon 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.”