SNCF (Société nationale des chemins de fer français) or the French National Railways company is headquartered at Monaco, France.
SNCF Group is France’s state-owned railway company and pro-vides full range of mobility solutions in 5 spheres including SNCF Infra, Proximities, Voyages, Lo-gistics and Connexions. SNCF Logistics Division was formerly known as SNCF Geodis.
Geodis, a supply chain Operator in Europe is now a part of SNCF Logistics. SNCF Logistics is No. 1 for lo-gistics and transport in France, and No. 4 in Europe. The company has 43000 employees that pro-vide expertise in 5 areas - Freight Forwarding, Supply Chain optimisation, Road Transport, Distribu-tion & express delivery and Contract Logistics.
Apart from Geodis the company has 3 other specialised experts STVA, TFMM and Ermewa. Ge-odis
is assigned the responsibility for Managing and Optimising Logistics Chain, STVA is the multimod-al logistics for finished, new and used vehicles. SNCF has 3 million vehicles transported every year with 3200 trucks and wagons contributing to STVA’s fleet. by 2020, they aim to expand interna-tional operations to 50% of SNCF logistics activity.TFMM helps SNCF with Rail and multimodal freight transport. The Ermewa Group is the source for Resource Management and Rail Equipment Rentals. Another service provided by SNCF is named Fret SNCF that offers a full logistics support package to complement its transport services. They provide rail, road and storage services for the freight shipment. Akiem offers customised, flexible and reliable solutions in leasing of electric an diesel locomotives, mainline and shunters with the average age of SNCF fleet being 5 years.