Perfumes & Cosmetics
Perfumes & Cosmetics

PERFUMES & COSMETICS LOGISTICS: premium supply chain for premium brands

A supply chain with strong constraints

Dynamic and constantly-changing, the perfumes and cosmetics industry is entirely dictated by consumer habits, with complex supply chains impacted by seasonal fluctuations, trends and shelf life. To make sure manufacturers and retailers get the desired products to their shelves on time, perfumes and cosmetics supply chains must be fast and flexible, all day every day.

​Bolloré Logistics, 50 years of collaboration with some of the industry's biggest names

Bolloré Logistics services offer a rapid response to the needs of these highly versatile markets, providing customers with innovative solutions to improve asset utilization, reduce transport costs or optimise their stock management.

Bolloré Logistics' expertise in Perfumes & Cosmetics relies on:

    - Dedicated teams worldwide.

    - The selection of subcontractors according to strict safety, security and environmental criteria.

    - Secure logistics platforms.

Upstream: By consolidating supplie​​rs, Bolloré Logistics is able to manage the proliferation in product references linked to varying carton sizes, multiple distribution channels and faster response times to transport orders.   

Downstream: Regional distribution centres provide a wide range of value-added services and distribution solutions including:     

- Tailored packing solutions

- Quality control

- Product customisation

- Peak season/promotional events management

- Door-to-shelf deliveries

- Reverse logistics

Bolloré Logistics, innovative, optimised and lasting solutions

Bolloré Logistics offers a premium supply chain for premium brands. Services cover the entire supply chain in a permanent quest for cost-effectiveness with the onus on sustainable development solutions. State-of-the-art information systems ensure full control and visibility over all operations.

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