08:30 uur 01-06-2021

Lineage Logistics sluit overname van UTI Forwarding af

~Acquisitie markeert de intrede van Lineage in de Europese vrachtvervoersector, waardoor de efficiëntie in het wereldwijde aanbod van toeleveringsketens wordt versterkt~

NOVI, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” of het “Bedrijf”), ‘s werelds grootste en meest innovatieve leverancier van temperatuur gecontroleerde industriële REIT en logistieke oplossingen, heeft vandaag aangekondigd dat het de overname van UTI heeft afgerond Forwarding (“UTI”), een gerenommeerde Rotterdamse expediteur.

De overname werd voor het eerst aangekondigd op 26 april 2021.

UTI Forwarding is een toonaangevend expeditiebedrijf dat strategisch is gevestigd in Rotterdam, Nederland, dat gespecialiseerd is in het exporteren en importeren van Full Container Load (“FCL”) -vracht, waarbij zowel temperatuur gecontroleerde als andere gecontaineriseerde goederen worden verwerkt.

Lineage Logistics Closes Acquisition of UTI Forwarding

~Acquisition marks Lineage’s entrance into the European freight forwarding industry, strengthening efficiencies in global supply chain offering~

NOVI, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest and most innovative temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced it has closed the acquisition of UTI Forwarding (“UTI”), a renowned Rotterdam-based freight forwarder.

The acquisition was first announced on April 26, 2021.

UTI Forwarding is a leading freight forwarding company that is strategically located in Rotterdam, Netherlands, which specializes in the exporting and importing of Full Container Load (“FCL”) cargo, handling both temperature-controlled and other containerized goods.

The acquisition marks Lineage’s entrance into the freight forwarding industry in Europe, further strengthening Lineage’s end-to-end supply chain offering by advancing the operational synergies for the movement of goods through Lineage’s global warehouse network.

“Together with UTI we will create even greater opportunities to provide end-to-end supply chain offerings for our shared customers,” said Mike McClendon, President of International Operations & EVP of Network Optimization at Lineage. “We are thrilled to close on this acquisition and officially welcome UTI into the Lineage family.”

About Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics is the world’s largest temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider. It has a global network of over 340 strategically located facilities totaling over 2 billion cubic feet of capacity which spans 15 countries across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America. Lineage’s industry-leading expertise in end-to-end logistical solutions, its unrivaled real estate network, and development and deployment of innovative technology help increase distribution efficiency, advance sustainability, minimize supply chain waste, and most importantly, as a Visionary Partner of Feeding America, help feed the world. In recognition of the company’s leading innovations and sustainability initiatives, Lineage was recognized as the No 1. Data Science company, and 23rd overall, on Fast Company’s 2019 list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies, in addition to being included on Fortune’s Change The World list in 2020. (www.lineagelogistics.com)


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