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Presentation and History

As a freight forwarder established in 1987,
SELI provides its customers with optimized
transport solutions.

History

1987
1990
1996
2000
2002-2003
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2019

1987

Creation of SELI by Nicole Pizzamiglia, with 17 employees in 4 branches: Blaye (33), Bayonne (64), Nantes (44) and Boulogne-sur-mer (62). The ambition was to provide a standardized service across the French territory, then in Europe.

1990

Creation of the Sète branch, offices purchased in the port of Sète.

1996

Creation of the LOGIFI Holding Company and TECHNILOG subsidiary, in charge of logistics services and renting activities. Creation of a branch in Lyon.
Laurent Pizzamiglia was appointed Managing Director of the group.

2000

Creation of another subsidiary, SELI-EST, with the SOGEMA partner (France’s number one player in solid bulk handling and storage).
Development of the exclusive powder tank renting activity to respond to our customers’ growing demands.

2002-2003

Acquisition of transport organization company OLLIVIER, which became SELI-EST, based in Châlons-en-Champagne, a company essentially involved in packaged products, maritime transport and logistics.
Construction of offices in Montoir-de-Bretagne in the port’s agri-food area.

2005

Purchase of offices and a packaged goods storage warehouse in Châlons-en-Champagne.

2006

Development of sea transit activities, with new destinations such as Korea, Peru, Chile, and the United Arab Emirates.

2007

Creation of Piing” in June, a subsidiary responsible for managing the group’s IT tools and searching for innovative solutions.
The group celebrated its 20th anniversary in September. Launch of the Private Customer Area on the website.
Creation of a division in charge of long-distance national or international transport in chemical tanks.

2008

In January, inauguration of the first foreign subsidiary, “SELTI”, based in the heart of the Tarragona commercial port (Catalonia).
In December, the group moved from its original address in Blaye to its newly built head office in Saint André de Cubzac.

2009

SELI-EST in La Veuve (51) took over the business and warehouse of the IDEAL INTER Company, a customs broker operating a bonded warehouse.
Opening of “SELI GmbH” on the banks of the Rhine in Mannheim (D).

2010


Implementation of a three-year tipper trailer purchase plan.

2011

SELI-EST changed its name and logo on its 10th anniversary to become SELFI. The “F” for Forwarding Agency confirms our expertise in all modes of transport, sea and air transit, customs declaration and warehousing, etc.

2012

With a view to providing an even more comprehensive range of services, we created the SELI OVERSEAS subsidiary to operate the group’s maritime activities.

2013

To simplify our line of services in France: SELFI disappeared as SELI took over its activity. SELI proposes a Bulk Road transport service in Europe and SELI OVERSEAS proposes sea Transit and Chartering services throughout the world. 60 tipper trailers skip are at your disposal. The Rouen and Lyon branches moved into new, bigger offices.

2014

Integration PROTRANS to the group, thereby strengthening the tank activity.

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2015

The Seli Group climbs above the mark of 50 million Euros in turnover and of 150 subcontractors. The Overseas Department represents 12.5 % of the total activity

2019

Creation of SELI WOOD to develop the conditioned activity. Followed by the acquisition of the LOTRAFF Group in Dudelange in Luxembourg and its subsidiary DNS in Ardillières in the Charente-Maritime. Activities are now divided into 4 divisions: solid bulk, marine transit, liquid tanks, general cargo.

Our development in figures

Turnover (€ million)Results of Operations (M€)Financial strength (equity)Tonnage per yearPines planted per year
2019 75,04 1,87 5,91 2,6 25,938
2018 59,12 1,315 4,07 2,5 25 333
2017 51,31 0,86 3,31 2,07 20 773
2016 52,56 0,88 2,97 2,1 21 223
2015 51,8 2,63 2,63 2 21 395
2014 48 0,82 2,25 1,8 18 290
2013 40,5 0,34 1,75 1,7 16 982
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