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ALIDI and CDC Announce the Business Merger

Companies ALIDI and CDC announced the merger. As a result of this process the distribution business of the Central Distribution Company (CDC) was integrated into the ALIDI Group structure.

Companies ALIDI and CDC announced the merger. As a result of this process the distribution business of the Central Distribution Company (CDC) was integrated into the ALIDI Group structure. The company in the new design started to work on September 1, 2018. By this time, negotiations were held with partners, new contracts were signed with customers, employees were hired, the warehouses were revised and made ready for operations, company's information systems were set up.

After the consolidation, the geography of ALIDI activities expanded to 12 new regions, including Belgorod, Bryansk, Voronezh, Kaluga, Kursk, Lipetsk, Moscow, Oryol, Smolensk, Tambov, Tver and Tula regions.

“The Russian retail market continues to consolidate. Distribution companies do not make an exception. The merger with the CDC will allow ALIDI to expand the geography of operations by offering our customers a unique standard of service in 37 regions of the Russian Federation,”- said Peter Demchenkov, General Director of the ALIDI Group. - Growth of business scale is not our goal in itself but it is a way to increase operational efficiency, allowing us to build  better supply chains and be competitive on the changing market. I would like to thank our customer and the staff of CDC and ALIDI, for their understanding and support during the integration process. We are sure that the merging will open up new opportunities both for our partners and for our employees!"

About CDC
The Central Distribution Company was opened in 1995, as a distributor of world leaders among which are P&G, Nestle, Mars and others. Warehouse complexes of the company are located in the cities of Central Russia. Company covers a wide distribution network of more than 18 000 active customers. The company has 3 300 employees. For more information about the company, please refer to http://cdco.ru/