Who we are
The Gioia Tauro car terminal was made at the end of 1999, by BLG Automobile Logistics Italia S.r.l, in order to manage a compound area in the port of Gioia Tauro and offering ships, trains and trucks loading/unloading activities, lashing/unlashing, stocking, PDI activities and other services connected to every kind of vehicle (CBU), lorries and high-load tracks.
With its new partner Automar S.p.a, ATGT started a promising automotive logistic activity by land (trains and trucks) and by sea. In 2020 Automar S.p.A. acquired 100% of the stocks and the company name is changed to Automar Gioia Tauro S.p.A..
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The Gioia Tauro Car Terminal was made at the end of 1999 with the constitution of BLG Automobile Logistics Italia S.r.l. (BLG Italia), by the BLG Logistics group from Brema (Germany), European leader of vehicles handling and connected added-value activities. The BLG group identified Gioia Tauro as a key point in the Mediterranean zone for the vehicles transhipments.
The new born society claims to manage a vehicle compound based in the port of Gioia Tauro, with particular effort in ships, trains and trucks loading/unloading activities, lashing/unlashing, stocking, PDI activities and other services connected to every kind of vehicle (CBU), lorries and high-load tracks.
In September 2007, the ICO BLG Automobile Logistics Italia S.p.A. (ICO BLG Italia) was constituted in a 50% joint venture of BLG Italia and International Car Operators N.V. (ICO N.V.), Belgian society held at 100% from NYK Group Europe Ltd. At the same time, BLG Italia left his company branch related to the operational activities of automotive sector to the new-born ICO BLG Italia.
In October 2015 the ICO N.V. sold his stock part to BLG Italia.
In June 2016 Automar S.p.A., of which the shareholders are Bertani S.p.A., Grimaldi S.p.A. and Mercurio S.p.A., took over the 50% of ICO BLG Italia stocks and the company name changed to AutoTerminal Gioia Tauro S.p.A. (ATGT S.p.A.).
With the arrival of the new shareholder, ATGT S.p.A. began a promising automotive logistics activity by land (trains and trucks) and by sea.
The actual traffic is about handling what arrives at Gioia Tauro via ships, trains, and trucks and mainly re-loaded on ships to reach USA and Europe. At the moment 90% of the business is about FIAT vehicles, which arrive by train or truck from the Melfi plant.
The state-owned area, in concession to ATGT S.p.A. is 271.000-squared meter large, with a maximum storage capacity of 18.000 vehicles. About 100.000 squared meters of the area has a “custom depot” status.
The area is equipped with 3 rail tracks.
The society has the availability of a Technical Centre (PDI) of 2.400 squared meters in which activities of washing, part installations, body shop and workshop are held.
Since 2011, ATGT S.p.A. has the AEO certification (Authorized Economic Operator) granted from the Agenzia delle Dogane – Direzione generale.
ATGT also holds the following certifications granted by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance: ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007.
In 2020 Automar S.p.A. acquires 100% of the stocks and the company name is changed to Automar Gioia Tauro S.p.A.
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Vehicles handled in 2016
Vehicles damaged in 2016
What we do
Transports by truck
Transports by Sea
Set-up and custom packs
Restoration of used vehicles
Assembly of cabins
Assembly of cargo beds
Rent-a-Car & Dealer assistance
Workshop and mechanics
Smart repair technique