Diverxia Infrastructure, the company of Grupo Alonso dedicated to the promotion of infrastructure projects in the field of renewable energies, celebrates its 15th anniversary since the beginning of its commercial activity. Its first major project was the PV Lliriasol (Spain) and two years later it made the international leap. This anniversary coincides with the company's most brilliant phase.
2020 will be remembered as a particularly difficult year for all. Aid, cooperation and solidarity have become more necessary than ever. This is why Alonso Group has collaborated during Christmas with different humanitarian organisations to help the most disadvantaged. Only in Valencia, more than 1,500 kilos of basic necessities have been collected for the Food Bank thanks to the collaboration of the employees.
The football team Patacona C.F. has a new sponsor this season: Alonso Group. In this way the holding once again shows its support for young sportsmen and women and aligns itself with such important values as commitment, effort, teamwork, self-improvement and healthy living. This is not the first time that Alonso Group has supported a sports team, as for the last four seasons it has also sponsored the junior categories of Algeciras C.F.
At a particularly difficult Christmas due to the consequences of the COVID-19, Alonso Group is reinforcing its solidarity actions at international, national and local level. These initiatives are part of the company's CSR policy and are an example of effort, willingness and solidarity. All the aid will be used to improve the quality of life of the most disadvantaged groups in society.
Through Alonso Group's land transport division, Transportes Alonso, the company has incorporated fifty Mercedes Benz Actros 1845 units into its modern fleet. With low-consumption engines, they are distinguished by their efficiency, sustainability and innovation. Alonso Group's transport division, dedicated to road transport throughout the Iberian Peninsula, continues to develop its decarbonisation strategy by increasing the use of green energy in all its vehicles and services.
The logistics operator Tancomed, "International bulk logistic", becomes part of the Alonso Group's freight forwarding division. This purchase strengthens the holding's offer of specialised services throughout the supply chain, both nationally and internationally. Tancomed, as a logistics operator, covers all the services related to flexitank and isotanks.
Alonso Group, once again, shows its support for training and young talent with its backing of the Master's Degree in Maritime Law at the UCV. A postgraduate course that this year will once again have the IV Alonso Scholarship that distinguishes the most outstanding student with a one-year work contract in one of its companies. The programme will end in July 2021 and will allow students to obtain a global vision of the day-to-day workings of logistics companies.
Once again, Alonso Group shows its commitment to training thanks to its involvement in the Catholic University of Valencia (UCV) Master's Degree. The 6th edition ended with the presentation of diplomas in a course that has been marked by the COVID-19 pandemic. At the closing ceremony, the III Alonso Scholarship was also awarded. A new edition of the Master's will begin on 16 October, with Alonso Group once again showing its support.
The company, one of the leading brands in the spirits sector, has launched its virtual shop: legendarioshop.com. The e-commerce includes all the Legendario products, the latest launches of the brand and exclusive packs for online sales. In addition, a campaign has been designed where Internet users will be able to get unique discounts if they register on the website www.legendario.com
Alonso Group's subsidiary in the country celebrates its fifth anniversary in a privileged position since it has managed to position itself in the Peruvian market as a reference forwarder. With offices in Lima and Callao, Alonso Forwarding Peru presents itself as a top-level logistics ally for companies engaged in global trade. The delegation is currently preparing to achieve the AEO certification.
Servicios Auxiliares Marítimos Algeciras (SAM Algeciras) achieves the certification of the International Featured Standards (IFS) Logistic for the storage of agri-food products at controlled temperature. After a period of rigorous work, Alonso's Group company has obtained this new seal, which joins the full AEO and the organic product certificate it obtained last May. The IFS Logistic guarantees the treatment of goods in its facilities in a safe manner at a legislative and quality level.
The Alonso Group's freight forwarder has managed the shipment of the NGO Asociación Amigos de Gambia to the African country. This is essential humanitarian material, as well as a medical ambulance. This is not the first time that a company belonging to Alonso Group has collaborated with this NGO, which has been working for years to improve living conditions in some regions of Africa.
The Alonso's Group company dedicated to the promotion of renewable energy projects will build a large photovoltaic complex in Huéneja (Granada) in which it will invest more than 100 million euros. Construction will begin in October and is expected to create more than 180 direct jobs, many of them local. In addition, Diverxia Infrastructure will develop other projects in other parts of Spain and Latin America.
The new 9550 Vodka becomes part of the large Legendario family. Produced by traditional methods in Cuba from sugar cane, the liquor owes its original name to the distance that separates the city of Havana from Moscow. A Cuban flavour made of vodka that invites you to travel through a world of sensations. In recent years, Legendario's portfolio has been expanded with the addition of Rockfruit, Bowtie Gin, and now 9550 Vodka.