DHL strengthens Latin America presence by acquiring Suppla Company in ColombiaStaff Writer | May 22, 2018
DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, has acquired Suppla Group, specialized on providing logistics services in Colombia.
Acquisition Colombia has ambitious investment programs
With an established products portfolio, including warehousing and packaging services across Life Sciences and Healthcare, Retail, Consumer, and Technology sectors, Suppla has a solid business model with experienced management, stable business principles, and structured governance.
With a longstanding expertise as a national logistics provider, Suppla has a solid local presence in five regions and coverage of 25 cities of Colombia, about 500,000 square meters of storage capacity and around 4,500 employees.
This experience in local logistics market is enabling DHL Supply Chain to significantly improve its footprint in Colombia.
DHL Supply Chain's services in Colombia currently include Service Logistics operations, supported by a recently inaugurated warehouse in Bogotá.
The acquisition will allow DHL Supply Chain to strategically expand its portfolio in the market: "Colombia has ambitious investment programs in the coming years, and we are confident that this acquisition will strengthen our presence to provide integrated and customized solutions to our local and regional customers", adds Bilbao. ■