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Bolloré Logistics Singapore launches new hub to support l’Occitane

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Bolloré Logistics Singapore is expanding its regional footprint in Singapore by launching a new Regional Distribution Center in order to support the development of its longtime partner L’Occitane en Provence.

Kicked-off on June 1st, 2017, Bolloré Logistics’ new hub is providing L’Occitane en Provence a one-stop-solution covering freight import & export on the Asian markets, warehousing, kitting and labeling operations. As a second phase, L’Occitane en Provence has also entrusted Bolloré Logistics to handle their National Distribution Center in China, with a go-live in August.

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These facilities will allow L’Occitane to cater for the needs of their future growth. The opening of the new regional platform with a capacity of over 10,000-sqm marks the launch of the 8th Hub for Bolloré Logistics Singapore confirming its leading market expertise in logistics and freight management for the cosmetics industry. This state-of the-art facility is set to deliver operations with excellent efficiency.

The new Regional Distribution Center will provide an agile, productive and cost effective solution enabling L’Occitane en Provence to meet a constantly
evolving and demanding time to market.

“Customer satisfaction has always been top priority for L’Occitane en Provence. In an effort to come even closer to our customers in Asia-Pacific, we have launched a Regional Distribution Center to overtake the central distribution model,” says Mr. Lorenzo Giacomoni – VP Group Operations at L’Occitane en Provence.

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“We have been developing this project with L‘Occitane for many years. This Regional Distribution Center – as well as the forthcoming opening of the 5,000-sqm National Distribution Center for the Chinese market in Shanghai – both mark a new era for our long term partnership. We are thrilled and proud to accompany L’Occitane and address their future supply chain requirements,” mentions Mr. Yves Laforgue, Chief Operating Officer at Bolloré Logistics Asia Pacific.

Mr. Fabien Giordano, Managing Director at Bolloré Logistics Singapore, adds: “We are pleased to have established a reference model in the cosmetics industry thanks to our innovative solutions coupled with our matured – yet continuously improving – operational practices, to make our customers’ supply chains more responsive, agile and cost efficient.”