Good News from Mon, 18 June, 2012:

Altia establishes major new logistics centre in Sweden

Altia's CEO Antti Pankakoski wants to develop the company through efficiencies and brand investment. Altia's CEO Antti Pankakoski wants to develop the company through efficiencies and brand investment.
Altia, the leader in the Nordic alcoholic beverage business, is developing a major logistics centre in Brunna near Stockholm. According to the company, the new logistics centre will improve its overall efficiency and service offering in Sweden which is Altia’s most important market. The construction work of the new centre is targeted to commence in June 2012.

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.

Altia produces, markets, sells, imports and exports alcoholic beverages in its market area. Annual net sales of the company are around EUR 525 million and number of personnel is approximately 1,200. Altia has three sales and marketing companies in Sweden: Altia Sweden, Philipson Söderberg and Bibendum.

www.altia.com

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