May 18 - Philco International and Gevetrans have transported a transformer and its spare parts from France to Agios Nikolaos Voiotias, Greece, for General Electric France and Aluminium of Greece.
Philco International handled the logistics and transport operations for the cargo at its origin in Ris Orangis, France. The consignment comprised of three crates, the highest of which was over 4.71 m. The main body of the transformer was transported on a 40 ft flatrack, while the spare parts were transported in a 40 ft high cube container and shipped as outsize and overweight ocean freight.
Philco's scope of work included collecting the cargo from the shipper's premises, loading, lashing and securing all of the oversized cargo, multimodal shipment by truck, and seafreight. It also handled export Customs clearance at the Port of Le Havre.
Gevatrans handled the shipment upon arrival at Piraeus Port in Athens, transferring the crates to lowbed trailers for the 150 km overland transport to Agios Nikolaos Voiotias.
Philco International is a member of the Connecta Airfreight Network in France, while Gevatrans is a member of the Pangea Logistics Network.