Samskip Logistics acquires German logistics company Züst & Bachmeier

February 1, 2016 – Samskip Logistics is pleased to announce that it has acquired German logistics company Züst & Bachmeier (Bremen) GmbH, taking full ownership of the company.

All Bremen-based staff will continue to performing an extended range of dry and reefer forwarding activities such as full (FCL) and less (LCL) container loads, airfreight and warehousing.

“With 25 years of experience and a clear understanding of customer needs, the acquisition is the next step into strengthening Samskip Logistics’ presence in the forwarding industry and further enhancing efficiencies”, said Mr. Ásbjörn Gíslason, CEO Samskip Logistics.

In the near future Züst & Bachmeier will be merged into the forwarding activities of Samskip GmbH under the management of Mr. Harald Dönselmann.

Note to editors:

Samskip is a major operator in the field of temperature-controlled logistics. Through Samskip Logistics, the company offers a full range of services, including ocean freight, trucking, cold storage and documentation based on its in-depth knowledge of global refrigerated transport. These services are supported by a network of offices in Europe, Asia, Australia and North and South America.

Samskip’s international ambient forwarding business has a global presence, handling customers’ air, sea and land transport requirements on a world-wide basis. Through FrigoCare, Samskip offers its own cold storage and terminal facilities in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and in Aalesund, Norway.

For further information please contact:

Eva Rademaker-de Leeuw
Samskip Logistics
Phone: +31 88 400 1174