January 10 - Global supply chain management provider SDV, a subsidiary of the Bollor

Safacomar now trades under the name SDV Suisse.

"Switzerland is regarded as a strategic market by SDV, especially for the deployment of our key-accounts policy in Europe," said Henri Le Gouis, SDV ceo of the Western Europe area.

Newly-appointed ceo of SDV Suisse, Hugo Roppel, stated: "Safcomar has expanded in a number of fast-growing sectors such as pharmaceuticals, bio plasma, perfumes, fragrances and luxury goods," and that "SDV will also benefit from Safcomar's experience gained in high value-added supply chain solutions."

SDV explained that its long-term partnership with Safacomar will aid its integration into the SDV international network. The merger means SDV now has a network of 540 offices across 93 countries.