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BBM Logística Closes Acquisition of Brazilian E-Commerce Delivery Firm Diálogo
Thursday 03 December 2020

Brazilian logistics company BBM Logística has acquired 100% of e-commerce deliveries specialist Diálogo Logística

Diálogo Logística makes approximately 30,000 deliveries per day, covering approximately 1,800 cities with last mile transportation.

The acquisition expands BBM's operations in e-commerce, reinforcing its positioning in a market that grows very fast. The number of e-commerce orders in the first semester of 2020 was up 39% vs. the same period of 2019 in Brazil, according to EBIT.

Ricardo Hoerde, founder of Diálogo, will continue leading its operations and the aggressive expansion plan.

The transaction also reinforces BBM's position as the most efficient consolidator in the logistics sector. This is the company's fourth acquisition since 2018 and the third completed in the last 12 months.

BBM Logística is specialized in road transportation of freight, operating FTL, LTL, international (Southern Cone) and dedicated logistics services for several industries including pulp and paper, chemicals, industrial gases, consumer goods and others.

The company was founded in 1996, in the State of Paraná in Brazil. In 2017, it received an investment from Stratus, a private equity firm, and, since then, concluded relevant acquisitions including Translovato, Translag and Transeich.
Date Published: 03/12/2020