ALIDI rents new warehouse complex to develop contract logistics business in Moscow and surrounding region

31 May 2011
Moscow – ALIDI, a leading Russian distribution and logistics company, will rent 40,000 sq m warehouse premises at the PNK-Chekhov logistics park in Moscow Region. The transaction was brokered by the international consulting company, Knight Frank.

The contract for warehouse rental with PNK Group has duration of 7 years. The new ALIDI warehouse will be ready for its first pallet on September 1, 2011, and the company expects to be using all of the available space to meet its logistics contracts by 2012. The complex will be served by up to 400 employees.

The warehouse has been designed to meet specific requirements of ALIDI, and will include specially built operating equipment, lighting and fire suppression system. The complex will also be equipped to the highest quality standards with pallet racks, warehouse service equipment, access control, video surveillance, etc. A WMS system will be deployed at the site.

Konstantin Fomichenko, Deputy Head of the Industrial, Warehouse and Land Department at Knight Frank, said that the transaction is further confirmation of high demand for class-A warehouse premises with space in excess of 20,000 sq m, and significantly reduces the share of vacant space at quality warehouses sites in Moscow and Moscow Region.

ALIDI is a leading Russian operator in warehouse logistics and distribution of domestic and foreign-made goods. The company was established in 1992 and showed turnover of more than 16 billion rubles in 2010. ALIDI operates in 20 regions of Russia, and has an active client base of 25,000. ALIDI’s largest partners are P&G and Nestle. In 2010 ALIDI won the nomination as Best Warehouse Logistics Chain Operator for the second consecutive year at the competition for Russian logistics operators, held annually by the Eurasian Logistics Association with support of the Russian government. The company was also rated among the Top-15 largest operators on the Russian logistics market.