Geodis strengthens pharma offering with Gandon Transports acquisition

Supply chain firm Geodis is set to expand its presence in the pharma market with the acquisition of temperature-controlled logistics business Gandon Transports.
Geodis said Gandon Transports, which specialises in the transport of pharma products at controlled temperatures of 2°C to 8°C and 15°C to 25°C, has an extensive network of warehouse and trucking services that will strengthen its capacity to distribute to pharmacies, hospitals and wholesalers throughout France.
Marie-Christine Lombard, chief executive at Geodis, committed: “This acquisition will consolidate Geodis’ status as a key player in the healthcare market. From inventory planning to temperature-controlled storage and transport to the final recipient, we want to offer our customers a complete and reliable solution throughout the supply chain.”