CMA CGM Group to power logistics for Paris 2024 Olympic, Paralympic Games
The Group is slated to deploy efficient and more sustainable logistics solutions to contribute to the success of Paris 2024
The CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air, and logistics solutions has become the official partner in logistics solutions for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the world’s greatest sporting event. The CMA CGM Group’s expertise and know-how will now be at the disposal of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to an official communication from the firm on Friday.
Through its CEVA Logistics and CMA CGM Air Cargo subsidiaries, the Group will organise all the international transport and customs brokerage activities and provide and operate the requisite logistics facilities for Paris 2024. The Group will also make its expertise available to Paris 2024, in handling the transport and logistics for all the goods, equipment, and materials required for the event’s success at the Olympic and Paralympic venues.
The release further cites that CMA CGM will also operate road and river transport and logistics services at the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games venues, in metropolitan France and French overseas territories.
CMA CGM is joining forces with Paris 2024 to deliver a more sustainable Games, careful of the environmental and social impact of all its operations. In line with this, the Group will provide low-carbon, energy-efficient logistics solutions. CMA CGM will leverage its logistics solutions (sea, land, air, and logistics) powered by LNG, biofuels, electricity, or sustainable fuels, as well as barge transport for intra-city deliveries, to reduce the carbon impact of international transport services. It will also ensure that packaging and warehouse waste are optimized.
The Group is also expected to use its official partner status to help create value across the territories and raise public awareness of the key goals of environmental protection and social inclusion. To carry out this partnership, CMA CGM will set up a dedicated social integration program, respecting the principles of inclusion and diversity.
The CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air, and logistics solutions serves more than 420 ports around the world across 5 continents, with a fleet of 584 vessels. It has reportedly transported 22 million TEU containers (twenty-foot equivalent units) in 2021.