Volkswagen group distribution expenses

Distribution Expenses of Volkswagen Group 2011-2018

Amounts in million Euros

YearDistribution expenses (Millions)
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, and depreciation and amortization applicable to the distribution function, as well as the costs of shipping, advertising and sales promotions.  

In 2018, distribution costs of Volkswagen group amounted to €20.5 billion down from €20.9 billion in the previous year.

Volkswagen Annual Reports.