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Intelligence in container logistics

In cooperation with Logit One, Gosselin Logistics offers innovative software development for tracking containers and ensuring more efficient shipments. Geert De Wilde, Managing Director of the forwarding department at Gosselin Logistics explains: “Logit One makes it possible for us to track containers from start to finish, from shipping to unloading, and to be able to respond proactively to deviations from the pre-planned route or the pre-determined schedule.”

“Our SaaS (Software as a Service) is what makes the difference, and on three levels,” Frank Knoors, CEO of Logit One, adds. “First, it increases the visibility of the route the container takes. Data from different sources of information, such as ship movements, transshipments, terminal events and hinterland moves are all consolidated into a single streamlined system and made visible. Secondly, this system can calculate potential alternatives if a discrepancy arises between the planned and actual schedule. It can suggest a different discharge port or multimodal route to ensure the pre-agreed deadline is met. Thirdly, it contains an event management system in which Gosselin Logistics can set its own parameters.”

Geert De Wilde: “The main idea behind this partnership is to enable our customers to save time and money, maintain the maximum amount of control over their supply chain, and reduce their environmental footprint by eliminating unnecessary transport activities. This extra service allows us to offer a reliable logistics solution for time-critical goods. Gosselin Logistics already offers this service for ocean freight shipments. A solution for air freight is in the works.”


 

Visibility in container logistics

About Gosselin Logistics

Gosselin Logistics manages logistic supply chains between Europe, China, Africa and the rest of the world. Offering a complete range of logistic services, from forwarding and warehousing to customs clearance including specialized services such as lashing and securing and manufacturing overflow and storage crates. Gosselin Logistics is part of the Gosselin Group.

Gosselin originated in 1930 and counts more than 700 employees that generate a revenue of more than 200 million euro. Its headquarters are located strategically at the Albert Canal in Deurne, its inland terminal connects the ports of Antwerp and Rotterdam to the European hinterland. The company has 48 offices in 32 countries and is strongly represented in Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia.
 

Pilots and Permits exceptional cargo

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Gosselin airfreight Brucargo

‘Air freight makes our service as a one-stop shop complete’

In 2000, Gosselin Logistics decided to set up an air freight division. This move made the thoroughly Belgian logistics services company’s offering as a one-stop shop complete. “Thanks to our presence at Brucargo’s facility, we are able to offer our customers a full range of services. Many customers who use road, rail and ocean transport also need air freight from time to time,” says Dirk Van Hoomissen, Business Unit Manager for 360° Logistics.
Westhinder lashing and securing

Pasec Port zekert historisch schip

Zeg niet zomaar boot tegen de Westhinder III. Dit lichtschip fungeerde vanaf 1864 als richtingsaanwijzer voor de schepen zoals de verkeersborden dat voor auto’s doen. Met lichtsignalen en een misthoorn hielp het schippers navigeren langs zandbanken en kliffen. Ondertussen met pensioen en gered van de schroothoop is de Westhinder naar haar laatste kaai gevaren en verankerd met de hulp van Pasec Port, Gosselin .