France-based Bolloré Logistics has recently opened their new Foreign Trade Zone facility in Miami, Florida. In attendance for this auspicious occasion was CEO of Bollore Logistics Thierry Ehrenbogen, Cyrille Bollore Chairman of Bollore Transport & Logistics and the Consul general of France in Miami.
The new facility is over 18,000 square meters and consolidates contract logistics and freight forwarding operations that were previously handled at two separate sites. The Free Trade Zone will support cargo turnaround time and operational synergies for clients with time-critical logistics requirements.
With the combination of value-added logistics services and traditional freight forwarding along with industry vertical expertise, the facility in Miami has become a multi-modal platform servicing the needs of their client base.
The new facility was devised and created to provide excellence in logistics services with an end-to-end solution, and to create a cost-effective solution to their clients, focusing on travel retail, aerospace and cosmetics industries.
The site has biometric access control, CCTV monitoring and recording, a 24/7 guard patrol and perimeter fencing and fire sprinkler systems engineered to handle specific types of commodities.
The facility built with state of the art infrastructure and offers 52 dock doors with 9.75-meter height clearance along with an 18-meter speed bay and an extensive fleet of material handling equipment to service any project requirement.
CEO Americas for Bolloré Logistics, Tony Rodrigues said, “We are extremely proud of our newest logistics center. Miami is geographically pivotal to regional trade and a strategic location for Bolore Logistics Americas. With this investment. We aim to play a key role in supporting the supply chain transformation of this industry.”