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3,600 oxygen concentrators transported to India

Puteaux. 25 May 2021

On 16 May 2021, Bolloré Logistics India received and delivered 3,600 oxygen concentrators destined for one of India's leading multinational medical technology companies. The company fully chartered a Boeing 747-400 from Hangzhou Airport in China, taking charge of customs formalities, receipt at Delhi Airport and last-mile delivery to the customer’s warehouse. Several more shipments will follow in the coming weeks.

This operation was carried out by Bolloré Logistics India, in close collaboration with Bolloré Logistics China. The local teams worked in synergy to address the many logistical challenges involved in getting the consignments to their destination as quickly as possible, dealing with customs documents and obtaining special charter permits in both countries.

Jaspreet Singh, Head of Sales, South Asia at Bolloré Logistics

At a time when India is facing a new wave of Covid-19, Bolloré Logistics India is mobilising all its teams and capabilities to tackle the oxygen shortage in the country. On behalf of our customer, we have been able to transport a record quantity of oxygen concentrators to respond to the health emergency,

Bolloré Logistics has been active throughout the Covid-19 crisis, providing logistics and transportation solutions to manufacturers in the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare systems. The company has been responsible for organising international transport, customs clearance, charter flights, storage and logistics for medical supplies including Covid-19 tests, treatments and vaccines.

 

About Bolloré Logistics

Bolloré Logistics is a major international supply chain operator and ranks among the world’s top ten transport and logistics groups with an integrated network of 600 branches in 109 countries. Placing customers at the heart of its strategy, Bolloré Logistics is committed to designing innovative, robust and agile solutions. Through the reliable management of the entire supply chain, the company has developed a high level of resilience enabling it to control risks by securing transport plans through alternative options and to lead a continuous improvement policy over the long term while acting as an ethical and responsible player.

 

Press contacts:

Cindy Patan, Media Relations Manager - Bolloré Transport & Logistics
Tel +33 (0)1 46 96 49 75 / +33 (0)7 72 40 49 75 – cindy.patan(at)bollore.com

Adeline Durand, Global communication Manager – Bolloré Logistics
Tel +33 1 46 96 17 21 - adeline.durand(at)bollore.com