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Company Visit DC Lyreco
October 9, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Visit the Distibution Center of Lyreco in Vottem !
You will get the chance to visit one of the first worldwide distributors of Workplace supplies solutions.
The story of Lyreco starts in 1926, when Georges-Gaston Gaspard creates a bookstore in Valenciennes (North of France). 10 years later he starts up the building of a large warehouse in Valenciennes area. A few years the activity of the warehouse becomes bigger than the retail store business.
In 1956 his son, Etienne Gaspard, takes over the leading of the company and launches the first catalogue in 1959.
In 1979, the current President of the company, Mr Georges Gaspard, son of Etienne, is promoted to Managing Director. Lyreco is created the same year. From the 80’s to year 2005, Lyreco expands to Europe and Asia Pacific.
Today the company is active in 42 countries on 4 continents and has a turnover of 2 billions €.
Some more figures:
- 9.000 employees
- 11.000 stocked products
- 400.000 m² distribution centres
- 1.700 vans & drivers
- 250.000 boxes delivered everyday
Don’t miss this opportunity and sign in now. Places are limited !!!
- 13h30 – 14h: Registration and welcome
- 14h – 15h: tour for group A and presentation for group B
- 15h15 – 16h15: tour for group B and presentation for group A
- 16h15: Q&A and networking
- PICS-members : free !
- Non members : 50 euro p.p. (excl. 21% VAT)
- Cancellation fee :
- It is possible to cancel your registration, if you inform us minimum 7 days prior to the event.
- In case of ‘no show’ 50 euro p.p. (+ 21 % VAT) will be charged.