DFDS CEO comments on rumored acquisition of Turkish company

DFDS Chief Executive Torben Carlsen tells that the Danish ferry and logistics company is ”in consistent dialog” with customer Ekol Logistics ”about all sorts of things.” Turkish media has reported that DFDS intends to buy the road transport division of Ekol Logistics.

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DFDS is not hiding its intention to continue the entry into land transportation via acquisitions, allegedly having been in the process of taking over the road division of its biggest customer in the Mediterranean area, Ekol Logistics, as reported by ShippingWatch in May with reference to Turkey Posts.

According to the Turkish media, the international road transport division Ekol International Road Transport Company, which is supposed to be DFDS’ target, represents roughly 60% of revenue in Ekol Logistics.

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