Bollore Logistics has inaugurated its Foreign Trade Zone facility in Miami, consolidating freight forwarding and contract logistics services in one location.
The 200,000 square foot facility, which was inaugurated in the presence of Consul general of France in Miami, Clement Leclerc; Bollore Transport & Logistics chief executive officer (CEO), Cyrille Bollore and Bollore Logistics CEO, Thierry Ehrenbogen consolidates activities that were previously housed at two different locations and the company says this will support operational synergies and cargo turnaround time for customers with time critical logistics requirements.
The company says that by combining traditional freight forwarding with value added services, the Miami hub has become a multimodal platform meeting needs of its various customers, especially in the cosmetics, aerospace and travel retail industries.
Bollore Americas CEO, Tony Rodrigues says: “We are extremely proud of our newest logistics centre. Miami is geographically pivotal to regional trade and a strategic location for Bolloré Logistics Americas. With this investment, we aim to play a key role in supporting the supply chain transformation of this industry.”
The secure facility has on-site 24/7 guard coverage, biometric access control, CCTV monitoring and recording, perimeter fencing and fire sprinkler systems engineered to handle specific commodity classifications.
The warehouse offers state of the art infrastructure with 52 dock doors, 32’ clear height, 60’ speed bay and a line of material handling equipment that Bollore says can handle the warehouse challenges with reliability, power, productivity, performance and efficiency.