The first company in the Group was formed. The first customer was Unilever, through its food processing division in Italy. SAGES (now SAGIT s.r.l.)

A refrigerated warehouse was purchased in Pomezia (Rome) for distribution in the urban area of Rome.

Within the industrial district of Latina Scalo, a new completely automated warehouse began operations. It was among the largest and most sophisticated in all of Europe, with all handling in the -30° working conditions done by robots managed by a centralized computer.

An ambient temperature warehouse was built in Pomezia (Rome) for use by DANZAS LOGISTICS S.p.A. for distribution throughout central Italy.

The business association with FRIGO S.A. (the Spanish subsidiary of UNILEVER) led to the founding of APC, Almacenes de Productos Congelados in Alcalà de Henares (near Madrid).

The construction of a second refrigerated warehouse was begun in Palau-solità i Plegamans (near Barcelona).

A third company, IDF, or Industria del Freddo S.r.l. was formed along with the construction of a new refrigerated warehouse complex in Latina Scalo, which called for a direct railway connection in the very near future.

A new ambient temperature warehouse was built in Santa Perpétua de Mogoda (Barcelona).

D.R.S. Depositi Regionali Surgelati srl, following the merger with the I.D.F. srl, is in the top positions in Italy in the low temperature storage sector, serving the major customers in the sector including CSI and UNILEVER from the primary warehouse of Latina Scalo, also managing a bonded warehouse and a VAT warehouse.