Geodis Netherlands opens Schiphol airside gateway


Geodis Netherlands has opened its new airside gateway at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, located airside to improve speed and security of handling.

The Amsterdam gateway consists of 2,500 sq m of warehouse and office space directly next to the airport’s runway.

Geodis opened the gateway in reaction to the growth in Amsterdam, to further accelerate expansion while anticipating the demands of the future market.

Ellis de Jong, operations director freight forwarding says: “We estimate that Gateway will bring a significant decrease in airfreight handling times, ensuring quicker delivery of cargo and a better service to our customers. Export wise, with gateway we gain more efficiencies on the consolidation side.”

Thomas Kraus, president and CEO north, east and central Europe says: “The opening of the Amsterdam Gateway is the next important step in both our regional planning and in our global growth ambitions. It will substantially increase our competitiveness and reinforce the crucial hubbing function of our airfreight operation in the region.”