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01 February 2024 | France | Business information

Global Canal Impact Update – February 1, 2024

Ongoing threats to vessels transiting in the Suez Canal and the severe drought conditions in the Panama Canal, continue to significantly impact global ocean freight transit times and costs. While more capacity has been released, current volumes cannot meet the current demand pre-Lunar New Year.

02 September 2023 | France | Corporate

A new logistics site in Lyon coming soon

In Saint-Quentin Fallavier, in the heart of the Chesnes Park - France's leading logistics zone with its 2 million m² and 13,000 jobs - BANSARD SEKO has decided to develop a new 11,000 m² logistics site with delivery scheduled for October 2023.

23 June 2023 | France | Corporate

SEKO BANSARD continues its commitment alongside Air France KLM Martinair Cargo to reduce CO2 emissions

New commitment from SEKO BANSARD for more responsible logistics! The group has just renewed its agreement with its long-standing partner, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo to participate in the Cargo SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel) Programme and thus significantly reduce the carbon footprint in the air freight sector.

20 October 2021 | World

How can road transport be made faster and more environmentally friendly?

Expert in international road traffic since its creation in 1963, Bansard International continues to develop its network and its solutions. Focus on one of its latest initiatives with the new P400 trailers: faster, more reliable, more ecological and also more economical!

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26 March 2024 | France

White Glove Premium Service: Caring for your goods with precision

In today's world, the transport and delivery of goods by third parties is an integral part of our daily lives. However, for special goods, such as fragile, valuable products or those requiring special handling, standard transport methods don't necessarily work. That's why the concept of careful delivery has evolved into a truly premium service: white glove delivery.

18 March 2024 | France

Cutting-edge trends and sustainable packaging innovations for E-commerce

SEKO-BANSARD recognizes the packaging challenges posed by the growing e-commerce industry, emphasizing its commitment to sustainable innovation for enhancing brand image, customer experience, and environmental protection in the evolving landscape of e-commerce packaging trends.

08 March 2024 | France | Events

International Women's Day 2024

On this special day, SEKO-BANSARD expresses its deep respect for all hard-working women around the world.

23 February 2024 | France | Business information

D2C Satisfaction Strategy: Paving the Way to Brand Excellence

Unlocking the Potential of D2C with SEKO BANSARD: In the dynamic landscape of Direct-to-Consumer (D2C) sales, understanding the right fulfillment model is paramount. From internal fulfillment to dropshipping and third-party logistics (3PL), choices impact user experience and operational costs.

20 February 2024 | France | Business information

Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM): New path towards a sustainable global economy

Today, Europe is actively tackling the global challenge of climate change and building a more sustainable future for the global economy through the key measure of the Border Carbon Adjustment Mechanism (BCAM).

16 February 2024 | France | Business information

3PL, 4PL, and 5PL Warehousing and Logistics: The Supply Chain Efficiency Path of SEKO-BANSARD

In today's fiercely competitive business environment, the efficient operation of the supply chain is crucial. With customers' growing demands for speed and service levels, businesses are increasingly relying on professional logistics partners, making the roles of 3PL, 4PL, and 5PL providers more prominent.

06 February 2024 | France | Business information

E-commerce: how can you reduce return rates and improve customer satisfaction?

With e-commerce return rates hitting 20.8% per online shopper, retailers face shrinking profits and escalating post-sale costs. Brands successfully mitigate return intentions by enhancing the shopping experience, despite consumer expectations for lenient policies.

04 January 2024 | France | Business information

Global sea freight disruptions due to the situation of two main channels

As 2023 draws to a close and 2024 gets underway, the logistics economy is getting more complicated. Threats of attack by the Houthis prompted shipowners to reroute their vessels via southern Africa. To the west, the Panama Canal is easing pressure, but transits are still limited. Added to this are surcharges associated with longer transit times and new European regulations.

14 December 2023 | France | Business information

Deactivation of Inactive Sirets

In the ever-evolving business landscape, we recognize that the change of Siret numbers is a crucial matter for companies. Let's delve into this topic together to understand the potential reasons for Siret number changes in various situations.

26 October 2023 | France | Business information

"Windsor Framework": Shaping the Future of International Freight and Logistics

The "Windsor Framework" is a highly scrutinized legal agreement that pertains to post-Brexit relations between the United Kingdom and the European Union, with a specific focus on trade between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. While this agreement is complex in nature, its impact extends far beyond the realms of politics and law, reaching into the international freight and logistics industry.

17 October 2023 | France | Business information

EU ETS: Carbon Neutrality Journey in Logistics and Freight Industry

In recent years, the international maritime shipping market has undergone significant transformative changes. As an integral part of global trade, it has responded to the urgent challenges of global climate change, leading to increased demand for carbon neutrality and emission reduction measures. With customers placing a greater emphasis on carbon emissions and eco-friendly transportation solutions, the entire international maritime shipping market has shifted its focus towards more sustainable operational solutions.

05 September 2023 | France | Corporate

SEKO Logistics Appoints Seasoned Logistics & Ecommerce Leader, Maxime Bessiere, to Global Leadership Team

SEKO Logistics (SEKO), the leader in end-to-end global logistics, today announced the appointment of Maxime Bessiere as the new Chief Commercial Officer, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective immediately. Bessiere will be stepping into the role as long-time leader and one of four founders of SEKO’s UK division, David Emerson steps down effective December 31.

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