Bolloré Logistics acquires Global Solutions in Denmark
Torsdag 1. februar 2018 kl: 09:10
Bolloré Logistics realizes a new strategic acquisition with a majority stake in the Danish freight forwarder Global Solutions A/S
This acquisition is part of Bolloré Logistics' strategic development through external growth. As one of the five international freight forwarding and logistics leaders in Europe, it continues to enhance and strengthen its international network. In Europe, it now has 165 sites in 22 countries with a combined headcount of 5,500.
This latest transaction will expand further Bolloré Logistics' global end-to-end offering in the Scandinavian markets. Already established in Norway, it now benefits from Denmark's Global Solutions network, which has been operating on the Danish market for 11 years, with triple expertise in the airfreight, seafreight and express business lines, particularly on the Europe-Asia axis. Global Solutions, now Bolloré Logistics brand, has two offices: an office at Copenhagen airport, and its headquarters in Vejle, the country's logistics hub.
For Henri Le Gouis, CEO Europe of Bolloré Logistics, this new location will enable Bolloré Logistics to better serve our key account customers in Denmark and more generally in Scandinavia.
- We will support Danish companies in their international development and logistics projects, particularly in Africa, the continent of the future with strong market opportunities, where we operate as the 1st integrated logistics network, he says.
- We are also aiming to strengthen our range of solutions and services for the Aid & Relief sector, which is strongly represented in Denmark, adds David Smith, CEO Northern Europe of Bolloré Logistics.
- I am satisfied and honored to be now part of the big Bolloré's family group. I am very confident for the future, and believe in our ability to elevate Bolloré Logistics to the rank of the leading transport and logistics operators in Scandinavia, says Thomas Toubro, Managing Director - Founder of Global Solutions.
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