first of all, we hope all of you, your families and friends are healthy and safe.
Despite the challenging circumstances, we can thankfully report that our employees in the group across are safe and sound.
The CGATE Group is fully operating and can support you with all enquiries.
As most of the European countries, Germany, Poland, Belgium as well as the UK, announced various restrictions to avoid a further spread of COVID – 19.
The most local logistics companies, warehouses, truckers and ports are operating. While Airlines operate under an emergency flight plan, charter and freighter are fully available. On the Ocean side, CGATE has contracts with all major carriers in place to ensure space even during the crisis.
We can only imagine what you are going through in your area and we do our outmost to help you with your cargo in and out of Europe.
To help you with easy solutions in challenging times, we have implemented some extra services on a local basis to cover single needs.
Free storage in Germany and the UK
As we see a high demand of storage on the import sides, we reacted by renting extra space for your cargo in the port of Hamburg as well as the port of Felixstowe. If you need an extended special free storage time, we are flexible to support you during this challenging time. For Amazon deliveries we are now offering our customer, a special free time of storage for palletised and courier cargo due to the closure situation in the FC’s.
On the Airfreight side, our AOG and Express desk got more staff and is working 24/7 to cover all the needs of our clients on time.
Extra Trucks in poland
In Poland the rail traffic from China is increasing daily and we see a high demand of trucking request to other EU member states, and especially to the UK. CGATE Poland has reacted and has access to a fleet of trucks with daily departure from Warsaw, Gdynia as well as Katowice to other EU members states.
Charter options and space contracts in Belgium
In Belgium the demand and request for Charter and Freighter flights is on top level. With Liege as the third biggest cargo Airport in Europe, the set up for this high demand is given and our teams are working extra hours to cover the demand. On the Ocean side, the space situation is getting more and more tight and we are happy to have space agreements with all major lines to cover our customer needs.
Our management team is closely monitoring local developments and is taking all actions deemed necessary to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 by supporting the recommendations of the local health authorities.
Please feel free to contact us in case of any questions or enquiries for the group.
Stay safe and healthy!