Sunday 25th Sep 2016 - Logistics Manager

Bolloré takes stake in wines and spirits specialist

Bolloré Logistics has taken a stake in AMC Agence Maritime Cognaçaise – the Cognac-based wines and spirits logistics specialist.

AMC was founded in 1960 in Cognac and had a turnover over €30 million in 2015 and a volume of 15,000 TEUs. It established a presence in the US in 1996 and in Spain in 2011.

Henri Le Gouis, CEO Europe of Bolloré Logistics, becomes president of AMC.

“Our strategy is to develop value-added services, adapted to the sectorial needs of our customers, such as pick-up tool in the cellars supported by a specialised information system. AMC will also support the sales forces of Bolloré Logistics in wine regions like Alsace or Bourgogne,” he said.

Edouard Wollenweber will continue to head the AMC business.

Bolloré Logistics, part of the Bolloré Group has a network of 612 offices in 102 countries. It recently merged its subsidiaries SDV International logistics, and Saga France, Nord Sud.