Transport of heavy equipment to the Dominican Republic

Business Case


Industry: Heavy Equipment

Solutions: Heavy Equipment, Air transport, Ocean transport

The operator of a water sanitation project for 5 towns in the Dominican Republic, Vinci Construction Grands Projets has selected GEFCO as its logistics service provider to transport all of the materials and equipment required to construct the sanitation network and water treatment plants.


  • Handle the transport and customs clearance of 20 units of heavy equipment and 600 containers over four years.
  • Handle the return of part of the material to its various places of origin.


  • Fully integrated services guaranteeing end-to-end traceability
  • Optimisation of the customs clearance
  • After a serie of test operations* around fifty containers have been shipped in two months from Le Havre (France) to the Dominican Republic.

    *First semester 2014

GEFCO Solution

In response to VINCI’s challenge, we have designed a tailor-made solution combining door-to-door ocean and air transport including customs management.

GEFCO supplies a comprehensive and integrated service from the collection of the material to its delivery on site.

  • Pre-carriage
  • FOB (Freight On Board)
  • Transport by air or ocean
  • Customs clearance
  • Final delivery in the Dominican Republic





units of heavy equipment


Autorized Economic Operator certification

150 kms

of pipes