Bolloré Logistics Ethiopia Handles Garment on Hangers Solution

January 22nd, 2020

Since December 2019, Bolloré Logistics Ethiopia, brilliantly handles special shipments from Ethiopia to Newark, United States of America for one of the leading apparel manufacturers in the world.

The global manufacturer has selected Bolloré Logistics services to convey up to 12 TEUs of Garments (men's suits), per month, from Ethiopia to the U.S.A.

In order to offer the best custom-made solution to its client, Bolloré Logistics designed a dedicated service allowing to safely and effectively transporting their sensitive fashion garments directly on hangers.

This Garment on Hangers (GOH) solution indeed ensures garments' wrinkle free delivery, drastically reduces garment packing and unpacking related tasks, and significantly optimizes cost and lead-times for Bolloré Logistics' customers.

According to Patrick GERENTHON, Cluster Manager Horn of Africa, at Bolloré Logistics Ethiopia, this innovative service also allows "To ease up the containers' move directly into buyer's warehouse without requiring intermediate handling. By adding our network strength and presence worldwide, Bolloré Logistics is now able to control garment supply chain on end to end basis."

 

Bolloré Logistics, expert in fashion and garments' transport and logistics

Fashion industry logistics have always had to constantly adapt to new trends and seasonal highs and lows. Whatever the segment – be it mass market or premium and luxury brands – the challenges remain the same in this fiercely competitive environment: Optimization of costs and deadlines, supplier flexibility and inventory visibility are the basic patterns for the logistics strategies of fashion houses around the world.

As a reliable logistics partner, Bolloré Logistics guarantees the availability of collections in on- and off-line shopping networks.

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