Visbeen and Post-Kogeko merge to become Daily Logistics Group
Visbeen and Post-Kogeko merge into Daily Logistics Group. With this merger DLG strengthens their market position in multimodal conditioned food transport in Europe.
Logical fit after 20 years of collaboration After 20 years of successful collaboration, this merger of two strong family owned companies is a logical fit to further grow. There is a strong fundament for this merger on equal basis. Family values as well as continuity are being secured through this merger. The activities of Post-Kogeko and Visbeen complement each other. Together they further build synergies in the markets as well as in operations. Under the new company name of Daily Logistics Group, they are committed to strengthen their three strong brands; Visbeen, Post-Kogeko and Daily Fresh Logistics. Together they continue to develop qualitative solutions for multimodal transport of fresh, chilled and frozen products.
Win with customers Joost Visbeen, newly appointed CEO of Daily Logistics Group: “This is an important step in the collaboration of Visbeen and Post-Kogeko to drive growth and gain efficiencies. Joining forces allows us to better serve our customers in the different markets. Our combined know-how of multimodal transport also allows us to strengthen ourselves with regards to the Brexit. We fulfil a directing role in the supply chain, providing customers with confidence and peace of mind to maximize their collaboration with us.”
Drive productivity and efficiency gains “Our joined 150 years of experience and combined knowledge of multimodal transport enables us to drive efficiencies and leverage our scale. This offers possibilities to optimize our routes, processes and systems in a more efficient way. This merger also offers a broader and more diverse working package to drivers, both geographically and in type of work. In a tight market we want to remain an attractive employer” comments CFO Harald Lourens.
New Board of Directors The new Board of Directors of Daily Logistics Group will exist of Joost Visbeen as CEO, and Harald Lourens as CFO. Nicole Visbeen and Marcus Post will join the Management Team. While the current director-shareholders of Post-Kogeko and Visbeen, respectively Dirk Post and Adrie Visbeen step down from their daily management roles.