BDP buys Swedish partner

Logistics company BDP International has taken a majority equity position in Sweden’s Polar Logistics AB, a member of its global network. Based in Stockholm, the resulting joint venture will operate as BDP International Sweden under its current management team led by Slava Caisin. Polar Logistics provides a range of transport and freight services, including assistance with documentation and customs clearance plus warehousing and consolidation facilities at Arlanda airport and the ... [+]

Keeping it in the family

US-based forwarder BDP International has decided to remain a 100% family-owned business and not to seek private equity investment, following a seven-month review. Owners the Bolte family are not seeking a minority investor, and the company is not for sale and will continue to be managed by the current leadership ... [+]

BDP sets up project arm

Freight forwarder  BDP International is now offering customised logistics solutions for construction, mining, power generation, chemical and other infrastructure projects at its office in Dartford, Kent. The US-owned company now has heavy-lift capabilities, which previously were handled by our offices in Antwerp and Nuremberg and has already handled a 500-ton shipment of ... [+]

BDP boost UK team

US-owned global logistics specialist has appointed Anthony Akerman and David Marshall as UK. country manager and Aberbeen branch manager respectively. Managing director, BDP International Europe, Yves Letange, said the move underscored the importance of the U.K. market in the global economy, and world trade, particularly its energy and chemical ... [+]

BDP denies ‘for sale’ claim

US-based international forwarder BDP l may be up for sale, according to a report on Reuters, although the company itself said it was only looking to raise capital. BDP, which provides air and ocean freight forwarding and customs brokerage services, is being advised by investment firm Republic Partners, according to Reuters ... [+]

New air option from US

Freight forwarder BDP International is offering a new t service from the US to Europe. BDP AirStar expedites shipments from Chicago,New York and Houston to Amsterdam for immediate transit to all major destinations in Europe. BDP has also entered into a partnership with KLM, AirFrance and Delta.   [+]

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