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Would you like to be as close as possible to your end customers? Are you looking for a reliable alternative to over-the-road urban transport? Do you need a simple, effective and ecological transport solution?
Congested population centers, limited space for shipping and delivery areas? When supplying your customers, access to urban centers, while a necessity, also imposes a size constraint. This is why we have implemented a logistics offer responding to the requirements of cities: your terminal shipments arrive ecologically, right at your customers' doors!
Even within Paris itself, our network of Freight stations is open to your light and heavy merchandise, thanks to:
Urban Logistics has won over Monoprix
Since 2007, through its VFLI subsidiary, Fret SNCF has been routing 4 to 6 merchandise wagons a day, five days a week, to Paris, on behalf of the Monoprix company and its 27 Paris shops.
Since March 2008, Fret SNCF and its VFLI subsidiary have been routing twenty or so merchandise wagons to Paris five times a week, that is, about 210,000 pallets of general merchandise and alcohol-free beverages a year.
This new means of transport means a reduction by 10,000 in the number of trucks entering the capital.
You will benefit from our experience supplying dense urban areas.
In Paris, we serve:
Railways only represent 0.3% of the CO2 emissions attributable to transport, against 97.3% for road transport!
All of our intramural stations have a GNV service station (City Natural Gas), which means clean fuel with a small environmental impact, for fueling our delivery terminal fleet.
3 additional Fret SNCF entities handle your urban logistics:
Using logistics urban allows you to:
Fret SNCF and CFF Cargo has formalized a partnership agreement to offer end-to-end MLMC shipping for all French-Swiss traffic.