Bollore operates in the Freight transportation arrangement sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Bollore with three other
freight forwarders in Europe:
Royal Mail PLC
of the United Kingdom
sales of £9.28 billion [US$14.45 billion]
of which 84%
was UK Parcels, International & Letters (UKP),
of the Netherlands
(4.31 billion Euro [US$5.32 billion]
of which 47%
was Mail in NL), and
Osterreichische Post AG
based in Austria
(2.37 billion Euro [US$2.92 billion]
of which 64%
was Mail & Branch Network).
Bollore reported sales of 10.85 billion Euro (US$13.39 billion)
December of 2013.
increase of 6.5%
versus 2012, when the company's sales were 10.19 billion Euro.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Bollore.
Sales of Communication saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
127.2% in 2013, from
811.24 million Euro to 1.84 billion Euro.
Not all segments of Bollore experienced an increase in sales in 2013:
sales of Other Activities fell 41.6% to 25.49 million Euro.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).
Bollore also experienced decreases in sales in
Transport and Logistics (down 0.1% to 5.47 billion Euro)
Petroleum Logistics (down 9.8% to 3.29 billion Euro)