Gist ( Acquired by by Linde AG.)
Gist is a UK-based provider of logistics services. While it operates in several countries across Europe, the vast majority of its revenues are generated in the UK. It performs services in four targeted areas: food and drink, retail, freight forwarding and Group related activities. Chilled distribution appears to be a particular focus for the company.
The company previously formed the logistics business of BOC Group Plc, and was known as BOC Distribution Services. It was rebranded to Gist in 2001. In 2006, BOC was acquired by Linde Group, and Gist now forms one of the operating segments of the company.In 2014, Linde Group reported that Gist had contributed €567m to its annual revenue.