In line with its international development strategy supported by the steady growth of its European subsidiaries, STACI has acquired UK based MDA.
Number 1 for marketing and promotional materials fulfilment, MDA recorded a turnover of nearly €50M in 2017. Based in Blackburn in the North West of England, MDA currently has 350 team members across 5 sites totalling 65,000 sqm.
Thomas Mortier, CEO of STACI explains “Given the similarity of our international clients portfolios in the food, automotive, mobile telephony and retail sectors amongst others, this acquisition presents strong synergies with our activities across Europe and enables us to strengthen our presence in the United Kingdom”.
Wayne Chapman, MDA Managing Director, adds “This is genuinely fantastic news for our clients who are looking for implementing the best logistics practices across Europe within a single contract and with a single provider. A presence in all key territories was indeed absolutely vital and the world’s biggest brands can now manage complex marketing distribution across Europe. Our teams are very enthusiastic and are extremely excited about the years ahead because it’s going to help continue the incredible growth we’ve experienced over the last 5 years”.
STACI’s recipe to achieve double-digit growth is finely tuned. The company leverages its expertise by acquiring firms having strong synergies with its own culture, then implements its powerful IT system AUGUSTA.
“Think Global, Act Local” one of STACI’s key propositions.
STACI is the leading fulfilment specialist in France and offers innovative B2B solutions to a wide range of industries: retail, distribution , petroleum companies, food and beverage, hotels and restaurants, telecom, pharmaceutical & healthcare, automotive, banks and insurance and the public sector…. amongst many others.
STACI implements custom-made and cost effective logistic solutions for bar-coded products such as cosmetics, broadband boxes, spare parts, high tech products, etc. and non-bar-coded items like POS and merchandising material, marketing and communication print, goodies.
Thanks to the know-how, the processes and the experience that the company has developed around fulfilment, pick & pack, shared resources, transport optimisation, IT systems and stock financing, STACI is able to offer unique and fully integrated supply chain management solutions.
STACI operates 35 warehouses in Belgium, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Spain and the UK with 1,550 team members and has reached 172 Mio€ turnover in 2017.
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