Our history goes back more than 20 years. Starting a business from a small kiosk with essential commodities, SAVSERVICE grew up in a large holding. Over the years the company has established itself as a reliable partner and supplier, demonstrated ability and desire to invest in business development, has demonstrated an innovative and systematic approach to the work. These factors have enabled us to take a significant step forward in the development of distribution.
BIRTH OF THE COMPANY
October 27, 1992 in Kyiv was founded SAVSERVICE. Its founders were A. Strogan, O. Baryshevskyi, V. Shapovalov, M. Safonov. It was from the first letters of the name of one of them - Strogan Anatoliy Vasylyovych - and formed the company name - SAVSERVICE.
OPENING OF THE FIRST RETAIL STORE
Opened its first retail store kiosk in Kyiv at the address. Shota Rustaveli 19, in the building of the cinema "Kinopanorama". At that time, the company was engaged in retail and wholesale of consumer goods.
Beginning of cooperation with P&G
The company begins to focus on one direction – trade of household and cleaning products, personal care and cosmetics. So we decide to take part in the tender of world's largest manufacturer in the sector of FMCG Procter&Gamble and win it. SAVSERVICE becomes the official Procter&Gamble importer in Ukraine, and since 1996 - the official distributor in Kyiv and the Kyiv region.
BREAKTHROUGH IN THE MARKET OF UKRAINE
SAVSERVICE actively gains the Ukrainian market: in 1997 was opened branch in Zhytomyr, and in 1997-1998 active area of distribution includes the central part of Ukraine. In 1999, the company received exclusive rights to represent Procter&Gamble in the Western region. This allows SAVSERVICE become the largest distributor of Procter&Gamble in our country. The company operates in the central and western regions of the country and provides more than 40% of the Procter&Gamble turnover on all Ukrainian market. In the same year SAVSERVICE takes the 3rd place in the competition Procter&Gamble distributors in Eastern Europe.
In 2000 - 2001 the company wins the competition Procter&Gamble distributors and receive a diploma, "In recognition of the best results in sales increase for the 2000 - 2001 fiscal year". Appreciation and recognition of the company SAVSERVICE in 2001 once again confirm the company's leadership.
At the end of 2002 founders decide to manage all of the holding companies andcreate PrAT "ASNOVA Holding", also its activity starts the company "SAVSERVICE CENTER", which was set up to manage the distribution and logistics.
DIVISION OF BUSINESS
In 2006, the distribution business ASNOVA holding is divided into food and nonfood areas. According to the results of 2005-2006 fiscal year, the company was named “Best Distributor in Eastern Europe@.
PROMOTION OF NEW BRANDS
Non-food distribution offers its customers a new brand of Procter&Gamble brand portfolio – Gala; the Gillette sales department was restructured.
By the end of 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 fiscal years, SAVSERVICE becomes the best distributor of Procter& Gamble in Ukraine. The company is always looking for business opportunities: there is a complete census of outlets for effective coverage of that renew mobile sales VAN and OSDO. Since 2009, the Kyiv branch of the company (warehouse) goes to the full logistics services by Komora-S company (from 2013 the company EKOL).
EXPANSION TO THE EAST
The company won in several categories of the annual competition Procter& Gamble: it is recognized as the best distributor 2009-2010 fiscal year, better described as logistics, finance, and personnel department. In September 2010 is a new stage of development of non-food distribution business - SAVSERVICE expansion in Eastern Ukraine. In connection with what has been created a new enterprise "SAVSERVICE SKHID." This breakthrough was made possible thanks to financial stability, available resources, both human and financial, the adjusted business processes in the company.
VICTORY IN AN EASTERLY DIRECTION
Year was marked by the victory of SAVSERVICE in Procter&Gamble competitions "Implementation priorities" in the first and second half of the 2010-2011 fiscal year. SAVSERVICE SKHID become the best distributor of Procter&Gamble in Ukraine and non-food distribution HR-department receives the award "HR-Brand Ukraine 2011". In the same year SAVSERVICE begins to publish corporate magazine "SpivAVtor".
STABLE BRANCH LEADERSHIP
In 2012 SAVSERVICE was the Procter&Gamble best supplier in Eastern Europe. Personnel department of the company was awarded a diploma for "Best HR-organization processes." In October, according to official data of the State Statistics "SAVSERVICE STOLYTSYA" wins "Branch Leader 2012" and takes the first place among the largest companies in the category "Wholesale of household goods."
Becomes successful year for the development of SAVSERVICE media projects - corporate magazine and website were among the winners of the "Best Corporate Media of Ukraine 2012".
SAVSERVICE SKHID the second year in a row becomes "Distributor of the Year" in Ukraine. "SAVSERVICE STOLYTSYA" and "SAVSERVICE KARPATY" win Procter&Gamble competition "Implementation priorities" and recognized as the best distributor of the new shave Gillette ProGlide.
5 branches of non-food distribution in Kyiv, Khmelnytskyi, Chernivtsi, Ternopil and Severodonetsk also were named the best in the sale of this product.
REORGANIZATION OF THE STRUCTURE
The year 2013 was marked by the victory of SAVSERVICE in the Procter&Gamble competition "Implementation priorities of 2012-2013 fiscal year". Received the award "For its innovative approach and assistance to other distributors in Eastern Europe in the launch of the project" The effectiveness of sales representatives' " and "Best's distribution logistics in the 2012-2013 fiscal year".
SAVSERVICE becomes the leader of programs and winner of competitions from the manufacturer (1st place in the competition of Blend-A-Med and Oral-B, the best implementation of the program Olympic Drive (July-August 2013)).
In September, the structure of non-food distribution SAVSERVICE was reorganized: the company is represented now by two entities "SAVSERVICE STOLYTSYA" and "SAVSERVICE KARPATY".
REBRANDING AND OPTIMIZATION
2014 for the company SAVSERVICE was a year of renovation: the company is developing new business areas, such as textiles and private brands, optimizes the internal structure and change the appearance attributes. In May SAVSERVICE have traditionally participated in the Procter&Gamble symposium and becomes the owner of two awards "Custom IT approach to solving business problems" and "Best Supplier of Eastern Europe in the 2013-2014 fiscal year".
In connection with the worsening situation in the East at the beginning in summer and the difficult financial
situation in the country was suspended Donetsk and Lugansk branches, the company moved its operations to the territory controlled by the Ukrainian authorities (in Severodonetsk, Kramatorsk and Mariupol).
At the annual meeting of directors in June was presentation of a new logo and corporate style of SAVSERVICE. In early July, DP "SAVSERVICE STOLYTSYA" receives the award "Leader of Trade 2014" and once again becomes the Procter&Gamble best distributor of the 2013-2014 financial year. In the summer of 2014 non-food distribution opens first TM GATTA boutique in Lviv, next start boutiques in Kyiv, Ternopil and Ivano-Frankivsk. In October the company "SAVSERVICE STOLYTSYA" receives award "Supplier of 2014" by the freshmarket network "Brusnichka".
Appreciation and recognition of SAVSERVICE company at national and international level confirmed its leading position among distributors in Eastern Europe.
We are changing, evolving, and only the high quality of our work for more than 20 years remains unchanged.