February 29, 2024
  • The facility sits on a 5,471-square-metre site and features a wide range of services, including temperature-controlled storage areas, 19 loading bays, and administrative offices

  • The company strengthens its presence in the region with new premises staffed by 32 people and more than 20 delivery fleet vehicles

Logista, one of Europe’s largest logistics operators, has opened a new facility in A Coruña through Logista Parcel, the leading network for temperature-controlled capillary transport. Strategically located in the Morás Business Park in Arteixo, the new facility will have a staff of 32 people who will operate more than 20 delivery and collection fleet vehicles to meet the company’s objectives in the region.


With a 5,471-square-metre plot and 2,914 square metres of built area, the warehouse is equipped with 19 loading bays to speed up distribution operations. Besides, 15,000 cubic metres have been allocated to multi-temperature controlled temperature, including 350 square metres of pre-chamber at between 0 and 8 degrees, as well as 3,100 cubic metres of frozen chambers with capacity for 1,100 storage pallets.


Likewise, 700 cubic metres of refrigerated storage and 375 cubic metres of temperature-controlled storage have been installed, together with 1,200 square metres of area for generic, ambient temperature parcels.


Besides the warehousing and distribution areas, the headquarters has 450 square metres of space for manoeuvring and operations, as well as 300 square metres dedicated to offices and administrative services to guarantee comprehensive support for logistics operations. 


The first lorries will be unloaded on Saturday 2 March, after which the facility will be fully operational for inbound and outbound activities.


Roberto Blach, Logista Parcel’s delegate in A Coruña, emphasised that: “By opening these new premises, we are strengthening our commitment to operational efficiency and excellence. We have the best facilities in these new facilities to be able to satisfy the demands of our customers with a quality service”


About Logista - www.logista.com

Logista is one of the largest logistics operators in Europe and specialises in distribution to local channels. It regularly serves almost 200,000 points of sale in Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, the Netherlands and Poland and offers the best and fastest market access to a wide range of convenience products, pharmaceuticals, electronic top-up, books, publications, tobacco and lotteries, among others It is also notable for being the largest transport network in Spain, which is also certified in food safety.    


Logista has a team of highly qualified professionals made up of more than 7,450 direct employees and a large number of collaborators such as Nacex franchisees, Logista Parcel delegates, drivers, etc. Employees and collaborators all work focused on serving their customers in the most efficient way and adapted to their needs.    


About Logista Parcel -  www.logistaparcel.com


Logista Parcel is Logista's reference network in controlled temperature capillary transport for the pharmaceutical and food sectors in Spain and Portugal. Logista Parcel has a fleet of more than1,700 vehicles and more than 2,000 collaborators, as well as a network of 64 delegations in Spain, Portugal and Andorra.

Logista Parcel's commitment to quality extends to the use of the most advanced information technologies, safety and commitment to the environment.


Commitment to sustainability  

Logista has maintained its leadership position in CDP, which recognises global leaders in the fight against climate change, for eight consecutive years. Logista is the only European logistics company to have been listed in this category over this period. CDP has also recognised Logista’s work as a driver of sustainable change throughout its value chain and has listed it in the Supplier Engagement Leader category. 


Furthermore, Logista’s firm commitment to sustainability was recognised in October 2024 by Sustainalytics, one of the world’s foremost evaluators of Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Governance. After assessing the Company’s ESG criteria, it has awarded it an ESG risk rating of 14.4 points, thus classifying it as being at Low Risk of experiencing material financial exposure to ESG factors and certifying it as Industry TOP RATED 2024 - which assesses high performance in its sector beyond the Sustainalytics comprehensive coverage universe - earning it one of the top 50 ratings in the transport industry.


Another consequence of its firm commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility is that Logista has once again been placed among the leaders in the sector by being recognised in 2023 with an MSCI rating of AA, on a scale of AAA-CCC.  


Logista is also listed on the FTSE4Good IBEX index, which comprises companies that exhibit strong environmental, social and corporate governance practices, and on the Ibex Gender Equality index. It was also included in the Ibex 35 in 2022.