May 23, 2024
  • This certification, along with the company's existing Criminal Compliance, Anti-Bribery and Whistleblower Channel Management certifications, demonstrates Logista's commitment to transparency and integrity in all of its activities.

Logista, one of Europe's largest logistics operators, has taken a further step in its commitment to integrity and good tax compliance by obtaining this new certification. Logista Integral, together with its subsidiaries, Logista, Logista Retail, Logista Pharma, Logista Freight, and Dronas (Nacex and Parcel), has obtained certification in Tax Compliance Management Systems in accordance with the requirements of the UNE 19602:2019 standard issued by Bureau Veritas, an independent entity, world leader in certification, inspection and testing.


This certification is a further demonstration of Logista's commitment to regulatory compliance and corporate responsibility and comes as an addition to its certifications in Criminal Compliance, Anti-Bribery and Whistleblower Channel Management. On the tax front, Logista has also adhered to the Code of Good Tax Practices since 2017 and has been submitting its Annual Tax Transparency Report to the tax authorities every year, with the aim of strengthening its cooperative relationship with them and providing a comprehensive and continuous view of the company, its business performance and the consistency of the taxation associated with the latter.


In addition, this tax compliance certification demonstrates that Logista complies with a tax risk management and control system in line with the set of principles, values, rules and guidelines that define good tax performance in order to build relationships of trust, transparency and legal certainty not only with the tax authorities, but also with its investors, other external stakeholders and society as a whole.


Arturo Rainer Pan, Compliance Officer at Logista, stated that “the certification of our Tax Compliance Management System in accordance with the requirements of the UNE 19602:2019 standard is a new milestone in the company's firm commitment to a business culture and philosophy based on the principles of legal compliance, honesty and managerial integrity. We are very pleased to have achieved this recognition”.


David Gomez, Head of Business Development at Bureau Veritas, added the following: " At Bureau Veritas, we are proud to have supported Logista in this important certification process. Achieving UNE 19602:2019 certification in Tax Compliance demonstrates Logista's commitment to best practices in tax management and reinforces its position as a leader in the logistics sector. This certification not only reflects Logista's dedication to compliance, but also assures its investors and stakeholders that the company operates under the highest standards of integrity and transparency”.



About Logista -

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.    


Commitment to sustainability 

Logista has maintained its leadership position in CDP, which recognises global leaders in the fight against climate change, for seven consecutive years. Logista is the only European logistics company to have been listed in this category over this period.


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 16.5 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 2024 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.