Distribution Logistics
In 2017 entered into the rating of 200 Largest Private Companies in Russia according to the Forbes magazine
Gradient. Vector of success in possibility space

About Gradient

The group of companies Gradient – a private Russian holding company represented by business projects in the field of distribution of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), logistics and retail trade. Gradient entered into the rating of 200 Largest Private Companies in Russia according to the Forbes magazine issued in October 2017.

Gradient was set up in 1991. Now GC Gradient is one of the leading distribution companies in Russia in the field of distribution of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) with the branches throughout the country and regional centers in Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Perm, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Tyumen, Ufa and Chelyabinsk.

In the Russian market Gradient offers a wide range of production of more than 50 foreign and home producers; Schwarzkopf, Beiersdorf, Johnson&Johnson, Procter&Gamble, Unilever, Gillette, Colgate-Palmolive, SC Johnson, Kao Corporation, SSL International, Bourjois, COTY and others being among them.

Since 2001 Gradient has been in charge of exclusive distribution and promotion of the following international marks: NoUBA, Make Up Factory, BeYu etc. It is also involved in the house marks developing (Vivienne Sabo, Sansara, Dominanta etc).

Gradient partners are more than 28000 companies and sole traders;  METRO, SPAR, Perekrestok, Pyaterochka, Sedmoy Continent,  Victoria, Apteka 36,6, Rigla, OBI, Leroy-Merlin, L'Etoile, IL'DE BOTE, Detsky mir and others being among them.

Since 2002 Gradient has offered a full range of services, including warehouse and transport logistics. Modern logistic complexes and own motor pool provide each partner of the company with the high quality service.

Since 2005 Gradient has developed its own retail project – a network of convenient stores under E.D.A. trade mark.

The basic competitive advantage of Gradient is the ability to study and change faster than its rivals.

The main asset of GC Gradient is unique company stuff of professionals, sharing common views and interests, united by the idea of leadership and reliability. The present day number of employees is above 4500 people.

Figures and facts
  • — Foundation date -1991
  • — Offices throughout Russia
  • 10 Regional centres
  • — Over 4500 employees
  • — In 2017 Gradient entered into the rating of 200 Largest Private Companies in Russia