Logista

Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista Holdings, S.A., or Grupo Logista, through its subsidiaries, operates as a distributor of products and services to proximity retailers in Southern Europe. The company distribution includes different product categories such as tobacco, convenience, pharmaceutical, books and periodicals, as well as e-transactions among others. Logista also provides long distance and full load transport services, temperature-controlled transportation services, industrial parcel and parcel and express courier services.[4]

Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista Holdings, S.A.
TypeSociedad Anónima BMADLOG
IndustryDistribution of products and services, Wholesale
Founded1999 (1999)
Headquarters
Madrid Area
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Number of locations
>400 warehouses[1]
Area served
Southern Europe
Key people
Luis Alfonso Egido Gálvez (CEO)[2]
Revenue€ 9.47 billion (2015)[3]
Number of employees
>6,000 (2015)[1]
ParentImperial Brands
Subsidiaries
  • Logista España
  • Logista France
  • Logista Italia
  • Logista Portugal
  • Logista Polska
  • Integra2
  • Logesta
  • Logistadis
  • Logista Libros
  • Logista Pharma
  • Logista Publicaciones
  • MidSid
  • Nacex
  • SAF
  • Supergroup
  • Terzia
Websitewww.grupologista.com

The group serves approximately 300,000[4] delivery points in Spain, France, Italy, Portugal and Poland, as well as approximately 45,000 point of sale terminals. It supplies clients in various sectors comprising tobacco, publishing, books, e-transactions, health, HORECA, wholesale distribution, and public sectors.

HistoryEdit

Logista's origins go back to Tabacalera's (then Altadis) distribution division, from which it spun off in 1999.[5]

In 2008 Imperial Tobacco Group (now Imperial Brands)[6] acquires Grupo Logista, maintaining independent management of the company.[7]

In 2014 the Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista Holdings, S.A.U (Grupo Logista), parent company of the Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista S.A.U Operating Company[8] (former Group's parent company) was created. Logista began trading on Spanish stock exchanges[9] on July 14, 2014 at a price of €13 per share and is part of the IBEX Medium Cap®.[10]

Companies of the GroupEdit

The Company operates in Europe through numerous group entities, such as Logista, Integra2, Logesta, Logistadis, MidSid, Nacex, Supergroup and Terzia among others.[11]

InfrastructureEdit

Logista European infrastructure network comprises some 400 warehouses, including 42 central/regional warehouses and 363 service points, surpassing 1 million m² of warehousing.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Infrastructures".
  2. ^ "Maintaining Profit Levels in Times of Crisis". IESE Business School.
  3. ^ "Annual Reports 2015".
  4. ^ a b "Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista Holdings, S.A.: Private Company Information - Businessweek". Bloomberg.
  5. ^ "Our History".
  6. ^ "Imperial Tobacco is rebranding to Imperial Brands". City A.M.
  7. ^ "Imperial sparks up Spanish float plans for Logista". The Telegraph.
  8. ^ "Compañía de Distribución Integral Logista S.A.U". Bloomberg.
  9. ^ "Company Profile". Reuters.
  10. ^ "Imperial Tobacco Sets Price Range for Logista I.P.O." The New York Times.
  11. ^ "Compania de Distribucion Integral Logista Holdings SA (LOG.MC)". Reuters.

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