European company Griteka Logistics opens office in Tbilisi with 300 jobs

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Griteka Logistics, one of the largest asset-based logistics companies in Europe, is opening an office in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi, where the new Girteka Global business services will begin operations in 2022, Enterprise Georgia announced Thursday.

Creating more than 300 jobs over the next two years, the company plans to expand its operations in the country to recruit more talent and meet its growth needs and strengthen its position in the logistics market, the agency said. .

The new services company will seek to employ around 50 people this year, doubling in size in various departments including IT, HR and other areas in 2023.

The decision to expand into an additional international market will strengthen the company’s bid to be among the top 10 logistics companies in Europe by 2026, as an expanded talent pool will allow Girteka to increase its operational capabilities in Europe. and in the Nordic countries,” the company said. .

Martynas Sarapinas, the company’s chief information officer, said it chose Georgia from a shortlist of six countries, all of which underwent “a very thorough due diligence process on our part, where we looked at several factors, including the talent pool, education and skill level, business climate and the cost of doing business in the country in subsequent years”.

Based in Lithuania, Girteka Logistics transports more than 880,000 full loads every year with more than 9,000 trucks operating in Europe, Scandinavia and CIS countries. The company employs over 21,000 people.

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