Clichy, December 19, 2013 - Andrea Metzger has been appointed Managing Director of Geodis Logistics Northern Europe, an entity grouping the logistics activities of Geodis in Belgium, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands.
Andrea Metzger, 45, is a graduate of European Business School. She began her career atPrice Waterhouse then moved on to Dyckerhoff AG before joining Geodis in 1999, asFinancial Director and then as Managing Director of Geodis Logistics in Germany.
Her remit is to consolidate Geodis growth in the strategic region, home to the large ports of the North Sea. Geodis has European-scale logistics facilities in the region and aims to develop all Group activities with its customers here, particularly in fast-moving consumer goods, retail, high-tech, manufacturing and automotive.
Based at 20 warehouses totalling 400,000 square meters, the 1,300 employees of Geodis Logistics Northern Europe manage logistics flows for over 1,500 customers. In July, Geodis Logistics opened a new 32,000-m2 platform near Hamburg specialized in ecommerce.
A global supply chain operator and wholly-owned subsidiary of the SNCF Group, Geodis is a European group with global reach, ranking as the number-four logistics provider in Europe. Harnessing its ability to resolve logistics constraints and coordinate all or part of the supply chain (air and sea freight forwarding, groupage/express, contract logistics, part- and full-load transport, reverse logistics, supply chain management and optimization),
the Group supports its customers in their strategic, geographical and technological growth, bringing them bespoke solutions to optimize their physical and information flows. Based in 66 countries, the Group's 32,100 employees strive to continuously improve their performance and that of their customers. Geodis reported revenues of €7.1 billion in 2012.