Logistics is the way of the transportation, stocking of the goods and information which is decreasing the costs, accelerating processes and improving customer services when succesfully used.
Outsourcing logistics operations to a professional logistics company causes money and time saving for the receivers, shippers vs.
Although logistics service costs changing by sector it is 8-14% of selling price in general. It is more than 15-20% expensive when compared with the companies who are trying to handle logistics operation by themselves.
Light of above and growing logistic world, we as Gemline are serving new project with railway service to decrease costs, accelerate process and fid solution to customer needs.
Bilecik / Vezirhan is loacated at South East of Marmara Sea which is app. 150 km to Izmit ports . The train station is very close to marble quarries, ceramic factories and several big raw material importers. Our project’s aim is to serve fast, cheap and quality service to our customers by using Vezirhan train station with combine transportation. Since we have the all rights of using the station; warehouse, stuffing, unstuffing, lashing, handling , weighing facilities can be easly done.
• Marble Blocks and other commodities can be easily handled at this station.
• Full & Mty cntrs will be picked up from Evyap Port via train to Vezirhan station.
• Full & Mty cntrs will be picked up from Dp Port via train to Vezirhan station.
• Marble blocks or any other commodity which discharged at Vezirhan station by shipper (can be done by us too in need) will be stuffed at Vezirhan and full export cntr will be loaded to train to be discharged at Evyap Port or Dp World Yarımca.
• Station can be used for minimizing trucking cost of import full cntrs ex Izmit ports like Evyap and Dp World Yarımca to Bozuyuk, Afyon, Ankara, Kutahya, Bilecik and Eskişehir by combining truck and rail way and by rail ex Dp World Yarımca Port and Evyap Port.
• Professional marble stuffing with safe condition at Vezirhan.
• Free storage at Vezirhan warehouse.
• Block Marble commodity loading chance for Izmit ports with minimized transportation costs.
• Daily 40 cntr stuffing & discharging capacity at Vezirhan.
Container shipping sector faced with very hard situation in year 2016. Container Lines were not able to give a reply to occured additional demand due to Hanjin’s bankruptcy and market rolled in to lack of container, marble ocean freights increased from usd 300 -400 / 20’dc to usd 1500 -1600 levels for Turkey Far East region. Since Gemline is one of the founder of Madsiad and our mission is to find solutions to our customers demands, we have organised a bulk vessel which is 30,000 dwt and loaded 26500 mtons marble blocks as bulk fm Derince-Safi Port/Xiamen with acceptable freight level for exporters.
We are the first company in the world who is organising bulk block marble with such kind of big vessel and over sea distance. Operation has been completed by our professional team members and 46 customer’s 2002 blocks discharged without any damage at Xiamen destination.
We are also supporting education vessels during their trainee at the Sea and we glad to be part of this as an agent.