Saint-Malo, October 18, 2017 – C-Log, specialist in Retail Supply Chain and E-commerce, announces the acquisition of the Belgian company EW-LOGISTICS, based in Antwerp. This development strategy is part of the continuity of the Certified Economic Operator (OEA-Full) certification. Its purpose is to accelerate the international supply chain development of C-Log.
“First of all, the acquisition of EW-LOGISTICS allows us to start our business in Belgium with an operational office in Antwerp. A large part of the import flows of our customers transit through the port of Antwerp. Then, this acquisition allows us to concretely envisage prospects for improving these flows. This is a real opportunity to accelerate C-Log’s international supply chain. On the one hand, by the current positioning of EW-LOGISTICS and on the other hand, by the skills of the team in place,” said Benoît Garçon, CEO of C-Log.
“Finally, because of its geographical position, Belgium is obviously the ideal starting point for our international logistics development. In our sector of activity, brands wishing to set up in Europe often choose Belgium and its proximity to ports. In conclusion, we can now offer foreign brands, especially Chinese, transport and distribution solutions on the European continent “said Bertrand Chabrier, Director of Development.
In short, the newly created synergies will allow C-Log to build skills on customs issues. But also on the incoming import flows to Europe on behalf of its customers. Under the responsibility of Stefan CORNELISSENS, EW-LOGISTICS has been developing Transport and Customs expertise on international flows (maritime, air and road) for more than 25 years. More than 160 customers today rely on EW-LOGISTICS, which represents an annual transit volume of 3,000 TEUs (20-foot containers). These customers will now be able to access a wider variety of international Supplychain services: logistics, upstream and downstream transport and consulting.
C-Log offers logistic and transport solutions tailored to the brands of the personal equipment sector. Examples, ready-to-wear, beauty, shoes, leather goods, sports, accessories, luxury.
C-Log, in short. 130,000 m² of surface, 6 sites in France, 1 site in Shanghai, 350 employees. But also, 60 million pieces shipped / year, 5,500 outlets delivered across more than 80 countries.
Recognized brands in their respective markets now rely on C-Log. For example, Cache Cache, Eden Park, Sandro, Maje, Claudie Pierlot, Morgan, Damart, Kickers …
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