Breakbulk carrier DFDS has acquired Dutch company Alphatrans Group, to further “expand and develop” its European logistics services.
The takeover includes acquisition of Alphatrans’ fleet of 720 flatbed trailers and 125 trucks as well as 197 employees in offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, UK, Ireland, Portugal, Hungary and Romania.
”Alphatrans is a strong match that widens the scope of our customer solutions in line with DFDS’s strategy of extending the network through growth and acquisitions,” Eddie Green, head of DFDS’ logistics division.
DFDS, a leading northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics company, is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Photo: Alphatrans flatbed truck. Credit: DFDS