Chronopost France acquires refrigerated transport specialist ALP Group

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Chronopost France, a DPD Group subsidiary, has announced the acquisition of Paris-based delivery firm ALP Group, which specializes in the transport of temperature-controlled goods for the retail, warehousing and pharmaceutical sectors.

ALP comprises three specialist divisions, including Delifresh, for the last-mile delivery of temperature-controlled food products in the Île-de-France region; Freshlog, specializing in warehousing, refrigerated storage and order picking of food products; and 360° services, for urgent medical transportation (medicines, blood products, stem cells and samples, grafts and organs) and hospital and infectious waste (Class 6.2 products).

Martin Piechowski, CEO, Chronopost, said, “The acquisition of ALP Group is part of our ongoing strategy of investment in specialized and high-value-added transportation solutions. These companies will enable Chronopost to significantly enhance its products, services and expertise in the food and health markets, in which we already have a presence through our subsidiaries Chronopostfood and BioLogistic.” 

January 12, 2018

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