Thursday, November 22, 2012

Geodis Wilson wins Innovation Process Award 2012

November 22, 2012, London - Geodis Wilson, one of the world’s leading freight management companies, has been presented with the Innovation Process Award at the Global Freight Awards 2012 in London.

“We are delighted that Geodis Wilson has been recognized by the industry and are pleased that we have been awarded this prestigious accolade” said Hakan Nilsson, Chief Information Office, Geodis Wilson. “This is an honour for Geodis Wilson and it supports our ambition to become the innovation leader in logistics.”

Geodis Wilson received the award for the development of an application that ties-together processes of sales, operations and IT.  The ILS Configurator is an i-Pad based solution which is currently rolled out globally to Geodis Wilson’s sales force.

The Global Freight Awards (formerly known as the IFW Awards) reward best practice in freight and logistics and seek to help improve standards in the global freight forwarding industry. The awards acknowledge the successes of top class performance across 16 categories.

Geodis Wilson received the Award during the award ceremony at the Planit Embankment Gardens, London. This recognition has been independently judged and designed to acknowledge excellence in the freight and shipping industry. This is an important night in the freight and logistics market attended by more than 700 participants from many countries across the industry.

About Geodis Wilson and the Geodis Group:

Geodis Wilson is the freight forwarding division of Geodis. With its 7,300 employees in more than 50 countries and a revenue of 2,4 billion € in 2011, the company delivers integrated logistics solutions with a dedicated industry focus. Geodis Wilson runs also a dedicated specialist network for industrial projects, managing all kinds of oversized cargo operations worldwide.