Per January 1st 2017, Ewals Cargo Care has agreed to acquire Quehenberger Logistics NL BV in Weert. This acquisition broadens and strengthens the services of Ewals Groupage B.V. (the groupage provider within Ewals Cargo Care) in Eastern Europe and Turkey, in addition to the current operations in Central and Southern Europe.
The decision of Quehenberger Logistics to sell the Dutch operations is in line with their corporate strategy to focus on the development in their core regions in Central- and Eastern Europe. Quehenberger Logistics with its Headquarters in Strasswalchen, Austria, is a privately-owned, medium-sized quality service provider of Transportmanagement Solutions, Global Air & Ocean Freight and Contract Logistics. The company employs 2.700 people at 87 locations in 18 countries.
As from January 27th 2017, the location in Weert will continue under the separate entity Ewals Groupage East B.V. The acquisition creates a direct corridor to the countries Romania, Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey, to which a frequent weekly service is maintained.