MARKET FOCUS
MARKET FOCUS

Transport and Logistics in USA, Market Focus

by Bolloré Logistics USA

 The United States is currently the world’s largest national economy. Despite the effects of globalization the U.S. economy maintains its “global leader” status with a dynamic market-oriented economy of highly diversified industries which include: high technology, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, consumer goods, medical devices and pharmaceuticals, agricultural products, etc. Of the world's 500 largest companies, 134 are headquartered in the US. On the global stage the U.S. also remains one of the world’s largest and most influential financial markets.

 

Bolloré Logistics USA was established in the United States in April 1969. Our national and regional headquarters are both located in New York. Bolloré Logistics USA has a coast to coast network of 17 U.S. branch offices and a staff of nearly 500 professionals. Bolloré Logistics is present in all major U.S. air and ocean ports. Our US organization offers complete end to end supply chain solutions to our clients including airfreight, ocean freight (both FCL and LCL), ground transportation, customs brokerage, warehousing & distribution and many other value-added services.

Bolloré Logistics USA has a broad range of capabilities and experienced staff to handle both general cargo and project cargo with specific expertise in a number of vertical sectors such as Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Cosmetics & Perfumes, Healthcare, Flavors & Fragrances, Chemicals, Fashion & Retail, Food & Beverages, Perishables and many others.

Our office in Houston has been the Global Center of Excellence for Oil & Gas activities and the Control Tower for Global Freight flows and Project Management. Our facility has been the main hub for Oil & Gas cargo in North America. We currently have 7 acres of laydown yard and 50,000 sqft of covered warehouse space.

In order to better serve our Aerospace clients, Bolloré Logistics USA opened its new AOG branch in May 2018, fully dedicated to AOG (Aircraft On Ground) shipments, offering 24/7 AOG services. This Center of Expertise (COE) is located within the Dallas facility, alongside the Aerospace Control Tower.

Certified both as an IATA agent and a licensed NVOCC / OTI, we operate in strict compliance with ISO-9001 / 14001, C-TPAT, US DOT and OHSAS regulations and standards. All of our USA branch offices are TSA certified and are CCSF (Certified Cargo Screening Facilities) either directly or in cooperation with local agents.

Bolloré Logistics USA opened its brand new Foreign Trade Zone facility in Miami in December 2017. The new site of more than 200,000 square feet consolidates freight forwarding and contract logistics activities. The facility was designed not only meets the needs for an efficient operational management but it also reflects the environmental dimension required today for any real estate project of Bolloré Logistics.

1. Bolloré Logistics’ Miami Hub.
2. Bolloré Logistics’ Marathon Day – Corporate team in front of Americas HQ building.
3. One-of-a-kind shipment: T-Rex Transport – Loading at ORD airport on KLM flight to Amsterdam.
4. Bolloré Logistics Miami’s Grand Opening in the presence of Mr. Cyrille Bolloré.

KEY CONTACTS

Yves Laforgue

CEO Americas

T: +1 718 481 4978

yves.laforgue@bollore.com

Marc Sawaya

Head of Front Office – North America

T: +1 289 247 2911

marc.sawaya@bollore.com