DFDS buys Dutch logistics company with 1,800 employees
Ferry and logistics operator DFDS buys company HSF Logistics, which provides cold chain logistics, for EUR 296 million. The company has an annual revenue of DKK 2.8 billion and 1,800 employees. The acquisition opens up for new growth opportunities, says CEO.
René Kofod-Olsen is V.Group's fourth CEO in just three years. The many changes have been a distraction and have led to several wrong decisions, he tells ShippingWatch. The mandate from the owner is to future-proof the company, and for this he is willing to make both selections and rejections.
Only 46 percent of Maersk's vessels arrive on time, which is a service level that Maersk, according to CCO Vincent Clerc, is "dismayed by", even if the industry reliability average is only around one in three ships.