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Ekol France development

Ekol France has opened two new branches. With the constant growth of the company in France since August 2016 and the strategic position in Ekol’s development, the two new branches will cover most of the activities in the logistical environment.

“One branch is in Paris where we will mostly be concentrated on national and international distribution. The facility has a 1,600m² warehouse, truck parking for 20 vehicles and a heavy truck garage that could facilitate the maintenance of trucks. It will also manage the railway connection between Paris and Sete and even develop more connections with the north of Europe.” – said Tuğrul Sarıkahya, Country Manager France.

The second branch is in Lyon. Ekol in Lyon will also do some national and international distribution. It will be mostly a freight forwarding agency and it will be able to absorb flow from every direction. It will also be specialized in cross docking operations and express services. With a 2000m² warehouse and  truck parking (for 20 transport means), these activities will be easy to manage and to respond at any requirements of our clients. It will also have its own customs service.

“The goal of Ekol in Lyon is to create new traffic lines to Eastern and Southern countries in Europe.” – added Tuğrul Sarıkahya.

Ekol has operated  in France since 2012. With the growth rate of 90% in 2016, Ekol France offers road, sea and rail connections. Ayshe, Ekol own Ro-Ro, arrives at Sete from Izmir connecting France with Turkey and the Middle- East. Ayshe is the fastest Ro-Ro in the world. Ekol also develops intermodal connection and one of the block trains connects Sete with Paris

About Ekol: Ekol, an integrated logistics company founded in 1990, provides best-in-class international freight, warehousing, domestic distribution, foreign trade, customs, and supply chain management services in 15 countries.

Ekol’s business model is bolstered by technological inspiration which blends mind, heart and consciousness while constantly offering customers integrated, interconnected and innovative solutions. Ekol is always one step ahead and it never settles for good enough. This boosts our customers’ accomplishments and creates environmental, financial, and social benefits. Ekol is one of Europe’s major logistics providers, boasting distribution centers with 1,000,000 square meters of total indoor space in Turkey, Germany, Italy, Greece, France, Ukraine, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Romania, Hungary, Spain, Poland, Czechia, Bulgaria, Iran and Slovenia in addition to allowing for Intermodal transportation with the utilization of its 6 Ro-Ro vessels, 48 block trains per week and 5,500 vehicles. In fulfilling its promises, Ekol derives greatest strength from its workforce and its powerful distribution network. A multinational team of more than 6,500 staff members – wholly dedicated to delivering impeccable customer satisfaction – plays a vital role in Ekol’s success story.

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