Altia establishes a new logistics centre in Sweden
The leading actor in the Nordic alcoholic beverage business, Altia Group is developing a major logistics centre in Brunna near Stockholm. The new logistics centre will improve Altia’s overall efficiency and service offering in Sweden, Altia’s most important market.
Brunna logistics centre of circa 21 000 square metres will be in use during 3rd quarter of 2013. The construction work is targeted to commence in June 2012.
”The new logistics centre in Brunna is part of our strategy to strengthen our position in Sweden, which is our most significant market. We want to develop Altia through improved efficiencies, enhanced service as well as investments in both own and partner brands,” says Antti Pankakoski, CEO of Altia.
“By combining our previous two warehouses into one modern warehouse operation, we see clear long term benefits in our service offering for our customers and partner brands that will strengthen our combined competitive edge on the market in Sweden,” say Erik Hultberg, Managing Director of Philipson Söderberg and Björn Lönnberg, Managing Director of Bibendum. “The new logistics centre will be a modern solution for the future,” comments Anne Bonnerstig, Commercial Director of Altia Sweden AB.
Altia has signed a long term leasing agreement of the building with logistics real estate company Kilenkrysset AB.
For more information, please contact:
Veli-Matti Passinen, Director, Supply Chain Scandinavia, tel. +358 207 013 825
Altia is the leading wine and spirits company offering quality brands in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Altia produces, markets, sells, imports and exports alcoholic beverages in its market area. Altia serves its consumers, customers and partners close to markets with its wide production, sales and logistics set-up. Annual net sales amounts to approximately 525 million euro and the total number of personnel is approximately 1,200. Altia has three sales and marketing companies in Sweden: Altia Sweden, Philipson Söderberg and Bibendum.
Altia’s own brands such as Blossa, Chill Out, Explorer, Grönstedts, Jaloviina, Koskenkorva, O.P. Anderson, Renault, Xanté and Skåne Akvavit have a strong market position and many of them a long heritage to cherish. Altia’s partner brands represent both local and international brands from all over the world, such as Codorníu, Drosty-Hof, Hardy’s, Jack Daniel’s, Bowmore, Nederburg, Ravenswood and Robert Mondavi.