June 4, 2020         
américatevé Is On The Roku Channel, Roku Now Offers News And Entertainment Programming Of The Only Of U.S. Indepen   •   Statement from Minister Bennett, Minister Monsef, Minister Lametti, Minister Miller, Minister Guilbeault and Minister Blair mark   •   PBS to Address Race and Racism in America Through Broadcast and Streaming Content   •   Ridgecrest Healthcare Names Charles Seal-Villafranca as Executive Director   •   Letter to the Editor from the GNEMSDC: on Minority Owned Business in the Supply Chain   •   ServiceMaster by Zaba Helps Restore Chicago Businesses Damaged by Vandalism   •   Texas Online Preparatory School to Celebrate Class of 2020 with Online Ceremony June 6   •   Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Releases Statement of Support for Black Lives Matter Protests, Calls for Police Reform Meas   •   NC Healthcare Foundation Announces COVID-19 “Fill the Gap” Grants   •   Beyond Spots & Dots Launches $15,000 Women-to-Women Grant Program   •   Celmatix Achieves First Milestone in Women’s Health Drug Discovery Alliance With Evotec   •   Exceptional Emergency Centers Now Accepting Medicare   •   Regions Next Step Survey Finds 81% of Americans Do Not Feel “Financially Fit”   •   Groundbreaking Book Details When Mafia Controlled Gay Bars   •   Ohana Biosciences Presents Data Showing Its Novel Sperm Enhancement Treatment, SPERTILITY™, Increases Sperm Hyperactivatio   •   Regis® Works with Infectious Disease Specialists at the University of Minnesota Medical School to Enhance Customer and Styli   •   Discovery Senior Living Leaders Join Industry Task Force to Help Solve Post-COVID-19 Challenges   •   Self-Driving Vehicle System Assists Life Plan Community During COVID-19 Pandemic   •   Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak Supports a Careful Approach to National Inquiry's Calls for Justice   •   Root Launches Homeowners Insurance
Bookmark and Share

GEODIS Establishes an Air Bridge From China to Transport Millions of Masks

GEODIS Establishes an Air Bridge From China to Transport Millions of Masks

PR Newswire

LEVALLOIS-PERRET, France, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GEODIS has been commissioned by the French Government to organize the emergency supply of millions of masks from China to France.

In order to respond to requests from the national authorities, GEODIS is planning 16 flights over the coming weeks, representing in volume terms approximately 2400 m3 of capacity weekly. If necessary, this schedule could be extended into the month of May.

For this operation, mounted in a record time, GEODIS has chartered two Antonov 124 aircraft which will operate in rotation between France and China. The Antonov is a plane specially designed for the transport of cargo in large quantities.

The French Minister of Solidarity and Health said on Sunday that this air bridge was part of the expected delivery to France of 1 billion masks over the next 14 weeks.

The first flight from Shenzhen Airport in China containing 8.5 million masks arrived in France yesterday (Monday, March 30) via Paris-Vatry airport. A second flight is scheduled later this week carrying 13 million more masks.

GEODIS, a world leader in transport and logistics, is located in 67 countries and has more than 1,700 employees in China.

GEODIS – www.geodis.com 

GEODIS is a top-rated, global supply chain operator recognized for its passion and commitment to helping clients overcome their logistical constraints. GEODIS' growth-focused offerings (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and Road Transport) coupled with the company's truly global reach thanks to a direct presence in 67 countries, and a global network spanning 120 countries, translates in top business rankings, #1 in France, #4 in Europe and #7 worldwide. In 2019, GEODIS accounted for over 41,000 employees globally and generated €8.2 billion in sales.

Logo - https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1139704/GEODIS_Logo.jpg

 

Cision View original content to download multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/geodis-establishes-an-air-bridge-from-china-to-transport-millions-of-masks-301032464.html

SOURCE GEODIS



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News