Volkswagen group distribution expenses

Distribution Expenses of Volkswagen Group 2011-2020

Amounts are in million Euros

The distribution expenses of Volkswagen Group declined in .2020 compared to 2019. Its distribution expenses remained €18.4 billion in 2020 compared to €20.98 billion in 2019. The company’s net sales revenues reached €222.9 billion in 2020 compared to €252.6 billion in 2019. Volkswagen’s automotive sales and revenues from automotive also fell in 2020 compared to the previous year.

YearDistribution expenses (Millions)
2020€18,407
2019€20,978
2018€ 20,510
2017€ 20,859
2016€ 22,700
2015€ 23,515
2014€ 20,292
2013€ 19,655
2012€ 18,850
2011€ 14,582

The distribution expenses of Volkswagen group include nonstaff overheads and personnel costs, depreciation and amortization applicable to the distribution function, and the costs of shipping, advertising, and sales promotions.  

In 2018, the distribution costs of the Volkswagen group amounted to €20.5 billion down from €20.9 billion in the previous year. Volkswagen is a leading brand of automobiles with a strong global presence.

Volkswagen Annual Reports.