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Roulaud Transports acquires the Coop Atlantique logistics site in Condat-sur-Vienne

18 Jun 2020

Press release – June 18, 2020


Coop Atlantique confirms that it has found a buyer for its logistics warehouse in Condat-sur-Vienne (87).


At the beginning of 2020, the company announced the closure of its site, which will be effective from the end of June. It was also committed to carrying out an active search for a buyer. It’s done.


The choice fell on a regional company: Roulaud Transports, present in Saint-Junien and Saint-Laurent-sur-Gorre. The latter will acquire the site and initiate a new activity in September. “The purpose of this investment is to rationalize and consolidate our logistics activity locally,” explains Laurence Roulaud, president of the company. “This site will be an additional asset to create new business opportunities and support the needs of our current and future customers. ”


5 job creations will be available on the various company sites (Condat-sur-Vienne, Saint-Junien, Saint-Laurent-sur-Gorre), over a period of twelve months. Priority will be given to former Coop Atlantique employees.


In addition, as part of the job protection plan implemented by the cooperative, employees will also be offered jobs in the stores that Coop Atlantique operates in the region.


For those who do not wish to work in a store, a reclassification leave of 14 months is planned, during which they will be accompanied to promote a return to work as quickly as possible. Finally, for those who are less than 40 months from retirement, an exemption from activity will be possible with maintenance of the conditions of remuneration.



Press contacts:

Coop Atlantique: Gérald Lucas / 06 31 17 78 18 / glucas@coop-atlantique.fr

Coop Atlantique benefits from the original status of Consumer Cooperative, created at the beginning of the last century. The group operates 60 supermarkets and hypermarkets under the Hyper U, Super U, U Express and Utile banners, more than 100 Coop convenience stores and a network of 9 cafeterias. It achieved consolidated sales close to 900 million euros in 2019 and employs 3,200 people. Its activity spans 12 departments from Charente-Maritime to Limousin and from Indre-et-Loire to Gironde. Its client-members, the cooperative members, collectively own it. Coop Atlantique joined the U-System merchant cooperative in 2012, which it fully shares the values ​​of responsible consumption.


Roulaud Transports: Hervé Marc – 06 33 99 05 50 – hmarc@latelier40.com

ROULAUD Transports is a family business of transport and logistics, established in New Aquitaine for 69 years. With our experience, our 70 employees are mobilized to offer global solutions for the transportation (regional, national and international) and storage of goods, everywhere in France and in Europe. Member of the ASTRE network, first European grouping of independent transporters, we offer tailor-made solutions by relying on experienced and complementary trusted partners.

Some key figures :
11.5 M € turnover
70 employees
125 registration cards including 60 engines 20,000 m2 of warehouses

ROULAUD TRANSPORTS: The will to put in synergy passion of the trade, technology and expertise of Men at the service of the success of our customers.


PRESS RELEASE: Coronavirus – precautionary measures from March 13, 2020

13 Mar 2020

In the context of the international alert relating to respiratory infections linked to Coronavirus CoVID-19, the authorities have called on all economic players to mobilize to respond to this epidemic.

The preventive measures implemented for all employees on French territory

ROULAUD TRANSPORTS has decided to implement preventive measures applicable to all of its driving staff and within its premises throughout the territory. Our goal is to minimize health risks for everyone and guarantee continuity of service for our customers:

  • Information on good prevention actions to all staff,
  • Creation of an internal Covid-19 referent for any additional information on the subject,
  • Distribution of a hygiene kit to all drivers,

These national and European measures may be subject to adaptations in the different territories with regard to official decrees. Depending on the evolution of the situation in the coming weeks, ROULAUD TRANSPORTS will adapt these prevention measures and update these communications.