GEFCO has been present in India since 2009, through its alliance with Mercurio Pallia, offering class logistics services (3 PL) to the automotive industry in India : transport and logistics technology, solution design and implementation.The GEFCO subsidiary was officially set up in 2014 and provides its customers with air and sea freight forwarding, warehousing and Customs.
Mercurio Pallia Logistics
Mercurio Pallia Logistics Pvt. Ltd. was incorporated in March 2009 as a 50:50 joint venture between Gruppo Mercurio Spa and Pallia Transport Co. Pvt. Ltd. In 2014, Gefco SA acquired 35% of the shares and became the second largest shareholder of the company. Gefco Group and Gruppo Mercurio own together 85% of Mercurio Pallia. Gefco SA, incorporated in 1949, is a worldwide player in logistics for manufacturers and the European leader in automotive logistics with 4 million vehicles transported and a turnover of 4 Billion euros. Gruppo Mercurio Spa, incorporated in Italy, and part of Group Gefco since 2011, is a leading company in Italy, with global dominance in the automotive logistics sector. Pallia Transport Co. Pvt. Ltd, incorporated in 1960 in India, has been a leading logistics player in India for over 55 years.
The JV company, Mercurio Pallia Logistics ever since its inception in India, has covered considerable ground in terms of increasing volume, Pan India Presence, adding new clients and expanding as per the future automotive logistics trend in India. Mercurio Pallia Logistics also developed transportation of trucks in 2012. Mercurio Pallia Logistics has already started multiuse Stockyard, Pre-Delivery Inspection, and Multi Modal Transportation.