Business, Freight News, Logistics

Keswick ventures into Poland

[ January 19, 2012   //   ]

UK private equity group Keswick Enterprises has joined forces with Vector Global Logistics based in Gdynia, Poland, to create a joint venture, Keswick Vector SCM Polska, 52% owned by Keswick Enterprises and 48% by Vector Global Logistics.

Keswick Enterprises already has operations in South East Europe – centred on Romania – but this is the company’s first venture into Poland.
Keswick Vector SCM Polska will focus on developing warehousing and transport related supply chain management activities in Poland, particularly in the clothing & textiles, automotive, food and other FMCG and retail sectors.  The new company will start with 6,000 sq metres of warehousing in Gdansk.
Keswick Enterprises was created in 2004 to develop and invest in supply chain related businesses.  Its businesses include Spatial (freight forwarding, warehousing/fulfilment, mail and courier), Link Logistics (contract logistics), SGL (co-packing/contract manufacturing) and Keswick Management Services (logistics consultancy) in the UK, plus Tibbett Logistics (contract logistics and intermodal transport) in Romania.

Pic: Left – Marcin Gruchala, General Manager of Vector Global Logistics and Chairman of Keswick Vector SCM Polska. Right – John Harvey CBE, Chairman of Keswick Enterprises