As of October 2019, Element Logic will be operational with an office in Chalon sur Saône and Isabelle Bion is hired as Managing Director responsible for business development and sales in France.
We see a clear growth in Europe. More and more companies are looking to automate their warehouses. We have the longest experience and the most modern and attractive solutions. We are ready to see the big growth coming, says Dag-Adler Blakseth, CEO of Element Logic.
We are very proud to announce the opening of our office in France and with Isabelle’s experience from the E-commerce business and knowledge concerning supply chain and logistics, I am convinced that we will get a strong development and that France will be important for our future growth.
Isabelle Bion comes from DS Smith Packaging where she was a Key Account Manager for 5 years in charge of sales and business development and top e-commerce customers in France. She also has several years of experience from LGR packaging.
AutoStore, the leading automated material handling solution, is a central part of Element Logic’s solution portfolio. Element Logic, being the first distributor of AutoStore, has more than 15 years of experience and has developed specific software that further enhances the AutoStore solution.
I have always evolved in technical environment in my previous jobs and that is also what attracts me with Element Logic. With AutoStore, Element Logic have optimised warehouse performance at numerous customers in various industries, proven that it represents the future of warehousing. With its extreme abilities in space savings, high speed capacity, flexibility and scalability, we look forward to assisting the French market to be more efficient and competitive”, says Isabelle Bion, Managing Director Element Logic France.
The French market
The ecommerce market in France is booming and is now rated the 3rd largest e-commerce market in Europe and 6th largest in the world.
As the numbers indicates there have been a rapid increase in online sales in France in the past few years. In 2014 around 37 million French people went online for purchasing and now it’s more than 47 million. With robot-based solutions we can ensure our customers increased efficiency, flexibility and scalability. Our solutions fit perfectly in a dynamic marketplace ensuring they meet the needs of today and long into the future, says Isabelle Bion.
Element Logic has operations in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Poland, Benelux, UK and now France and has identified approximately 500 potential customers within its priority segments over the next few years.
We have many customers growing and many customers already curious on automated warehouses. The market is really starting to mature, and we are ready to capitalise on the growth we are already seeing. These are both industrial and manufacturing customers, and typical growth companies that meet the increasing challenges of intralogistics. They should automate warehouse operations to maintain and gain even more competitiveness, states Dag-Adler Blakseth.