A Short Trip Through DIMOTRANS Group's History

1980

DIMOTRANS is born !

DIMO for Distribution moderne (Modern distribution), TRANS for Transport. The main business: international transport

Founder :

Charles Pace

Saint-Quentin Fallavier

1993

Open 1st Overseas office
at the Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport.

1990 to 2000

Exponential growth following the creation of 16 subsidiaries for the Road and Overseas businesses

2000

Logistics

2000 to 2005

Birth and development
of a new profession : Logistics

2005

Salvatore Alaimo

Salvatore Alaimo
becomes President of
DIMOTRANS

2007

The company's managers become its majority shareholders
as a result of a management buyout.

Organisation in 3 Business Units :
Global Transport/Overseas/Logistics
and creation of the Board of Directors.

2008

Merge all subsidiaries under one entity: DIMOTRANS becomes DIMOTRANS Group

2009

Obtain the Authorised Economic Operator double certification, simplifying Customs procedures as well as security and safety.

Arrive in CHINA through
our subsidiary DT ASIA

2010

Open three offices: Shanghai, Hong Kong, Shenzhen (opened in 2011) and Beijing (opened in 2012).

2011

ISO 9001-2008 certification.

DIMOTRANS group changes its logo.

1980

1990

2000

2011

1980

1990

2000

2011

180 000 sq.m of warehousing

51 transit platforms.

4 000 sq.m of transit.

2012

Build new headquarters

2012 à 2015

A strategy of conquest

DIMOTRANS Group's growth has been boosted by acquisitions in France and internationally (no less than 8 in four years) and by strengthening its network of agencies, both nationally and internationally (35 locations in France and close to 15 internationally)

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2016

First step in e-commerce


DIMOTRANS has invested in e-logistics thanks to the purchase of SCP

2017

2018 to 2020

Company acquisitions:


BSL specializing in e-commerce


Sud Transports and Transports Badaroux specialists in courier services