Bolloré Logistics

Bolloré Logistics, previously known as SDV and rebranded as of January 1, 2016,[1] is the transport and logistics business unit of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, a fully owned subsidiary of the Bolloré Group. The company offers five types of services including multimodal transport, customs and regulatory compliance, logistics, global supply chain, and industrial projects.

Bolloré Logistics
Private Company
IndustryTransport & Logistics
Founded1986 (1986)
Puteaux, France
Area served
Key people
  • Thierry Ehrenbogen (CEO)
ServicesMultimodal transport, customs and regulatory compliance, logistics and supply chain
Number of employees
20,600 (2018)
ParentBolloré Transport & Logistics

With its headquarters in Puteaux, on the western outskirts of Paris, France, the company runs a network of 609 offices and employs 20,600 staff worldwide in 107 countries.[2]


Since 1986, Bolloré Logistics was formerly established in France as a freight forwarder specialized in trade lanes from France to Africa. Today, Bolloré Logistics is the main logistics subsidiary of the Bolloré Group and experienced a worldwide development in all domains of global logistics.[3]

In March 2016, Bolloré Logistics and the Japanese trading, logistics and distribution firm Toyota Tsusho, part of the Toyota conglomerate, announced having reached a broad cooperation agreement to "enhance and secure their foundation as Africa's number one position by the joint business development in various fields including infrastructure and logistics", both in Africa as well as globally.


Fields of logistics services cover multiple cargo 'verticals', including: aerospace, car and auto parts, consumer goods and retail, fashion and luxury goods, food (dry and refrigerated), healthcare, high-tech, telecommunications, industry and engineering, lumber, mining, oil and gas, perfumes and cosmetics.[3]

In July, 2020,Bolloré Logistics is extending its special weekly cargo freight service between Europe and West Africa, the WARA Air Service, until 31 July.[4]


Bolloré Logistics has received various awards over the years.

  • Best Supply Chain Performance Award for 2015 by Valeo – 2016[5]
  • Best 3PL for Pharma/Lifesciences/Healthcare Supply Chains by eft – 2015[6]
  • Most Global Americas Leading 3PLs by Global Trade – 2015[7]
  • Top 100 Third-Party Logistics provider by Inbound Logistics – 2015, 2014, 2013[8]
  • Quality and eCargo Award by Lufthansa Cargo – 2015[9]
  • "Recaro Supplier Award 2015" finalist by Recaro – 2015[10]
  • Global Freight Solutions Provider of the Year and Highly Commended for the Environment Award by Lloyd’s Loading List – 2014[11]
  • Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics – 2014, 2013[12]
  • Highly Commended for Best Logistics Provider by Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance (ATE&M) – 2014, 2013[13]


  1. ^ "From 1st January 2016 SDV is been renamed Bolloré Logistics | FRENCH AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE". Archived from the original on 2016-06-03. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  2. ^ Bolloré Logistics | LinkedIn
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  4. ^ "Bolloré extends Europe-Africa airlift". Global Cargo News. 8 July 2020. Retrieved 8 July 2020.
  5. ^ Valeo Awards Bolloré Logistics in India for the “Best Supply Chain Performance in 2015” - Logistics Manager
  6. ^ Winners of APAC 3PL Awards Revealed | eft - Supply Chain & Logistics Business Intelligence
  7. ^ Global | Global Trade Magazine
  8. ^ Top 100 Third Party Logistics (3PL) Providers - Inbound Logistics
  9. ^ Lufthansa Cargo : Newsletter 2015 1.4
  10. ^ / Recaro Aircraft Seating honors its top suppliers – Global Supplier Conference 2015 focuses on cost optimization - Recaro
  11. ^ Global Freight Awards 2014 winners announced - Lloyd's Loading List
  12. ^ G75: Inbound Logistics' 75 Green Supply Chain Partners - Inbound Logistics
  13. ^ "JorAMCo wins the MRO of the year award". Archived from the original on 2016-08-04. Retrieved 2016-05-03.

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