Intermodal solution for exceptional transport
A subsidiary of the Gosselin Group, Heavy arranged the transport of two gigantic tubes for the steel industry weighing in at 24 and 14.5 tons. The tubes were transported from the producer in Lokeren (Belgium) via the Gosselin terminal to the client in Ijmuiden (Netherlands) by truck and barge.
Gosselin Logistics’ expansion reinforces ambitions
The acquisition of the former Milcobel site in Schoten will add another 65,500 m² of space to Gosselin’s current location along the Albert Canal. After this expansion, Gosselin will have a total logistics area of 430,500 m² at its disposal.
Gosselin Logistics’ warehouse in Deurne now fumigation-proof
Antwerp fumigation company Descroes worked with Gosselin Logistics to complete a new set-up in Deurne. This new set-up allows a 2,200 m² warehouse to be fully heated, and fumigation services for both soft commodities and project-based cargo to be applied.
First prize for Gosselin Logistics, Brucargo
Brucargo’s logistics partners have been working with the slot booking app since 2018. This technology enables users to avoid long waits at the warehouses and makes better, more transparent scheduling possible. Gosselin Logistics won the prize for best user of the app in 2020. Quite an achievement!
Terminal activities on the rise
Since Gosselin’s terminal activities are continuing their upward trend, we decided it was high time to buy a new reach stacker. The new stacker was delivered at the beginning of the year.
Signed, sealed and delivered
Customers in niche markets can also find what they need at Gosselin Logistics. A customer specialized in moving helicopters contacted Gosselin for logistical support in shipping a B-212 from Zeebrugge to Canada.
Gosselin barge transport sees growth of 12%
“Even in these turbulent times there is still potential for growth”, says Dirk Vanhoutteghem, Director of Gosselin Logistics. “We look at every transport from a multimodal perspective and this explains the 12% growth our barge activities have shown. We are of course very pleased with these figures.”
Samoco/Sarens Group acquires activities of Heavy Lifting & Handling from Gosselin Group
Effective June 1, the lifting and handling activities of Heavy, a Gosselin Group company, will be handled by Samoco, a member of the Sarens Group.
Renewal of regulated air freight agent status
Good news for our team at Brucargo. The Regulated Agent status for air freight guarantees a secure supply chain for cargo from departure to arrival. Gosselin Logistics’ status has been renewed for the next five years.