Sweden is Ekol’s first Nordic foothold

Turkish-owned Ekol Logistics is to launch its own operations in Sweden under the Ekol Nordics banner during January 2018 - the 16th country where it has established its own operations. It will offer international FTL, LTL and groupage transport, initially between the Nordic countries and Turkey, Middle East and other countries where Ekol has its own companies. The next stage will be connections with the whole Europe, added regional director of Ekol Nordics, Jarmo Halonen. Ekol Nordics is also planning to ... [+]

Ekol expands in Romania

Turkish-owned Ekol Logistics has signed a five-year lease for a new facility on the outskirts of Bucharest near the Pitesti highway. The new warehouse has nine loading docks, two drive-in ramps, a capacity of 10,000 Euro pallets and a height of 12 meters and has been designed to TAPA security standards It ... [+]

Ekol expands French operation

The French aim of Turkish-owned logistics specialist Ekol has opened new branches in Paris and Lyon. The Paris facility will concentrate mainly on national and international distribution and comprises a 1,600sq m warehouse, truck parking for 20 vehicles and a maintenance garage. It will also manage Ekol’s rail connection between Paris ... [+]

Ekol opens Yalova port

Turkish logistics company Ekol has opened a ro ro terminal at Yalova, south-east of Istanbul, with the first sailing operated by Alternative Transport's Qezban to Trieste, Italy on 4 October. The 80,000sq m facility has space for 500 trailers two ro ro ramps, X-ray facilities, customs office, driver areas and a ... [+]

Ekol launches Italy-UK intermodal link

Turkish-owned Ekol Logistics has launched a block train connecting between Trieste, Italy and Zeebrugge, Belgium, with connections to and from the UK. It leaves Trieste twice a week and will offer connections on P&O Ferries to Tilbury, Hull and Teesport, with space for equipment including mega trailers, containers and swap ... [+]

Ekol plans Greek spending scheme

Turkey’s Ekol Logistics says it plans to invest over €2 million to improve facilities in the port of Lavrio and a further €1m to create its own national distribution fleet in the country. It is also planning to offer a rail connection to Europe via Lavrio, Thessaloniki and Aspropyrgos. [+]

Ekol expands in Spain

Ekol Logistics has opened new branches at Lerida and Valencia in Spain, having added the country to  its network in 2014. It is planning to open two more officers in the next few months. Ekol employs 100 people in Spain and, having executed more than 100,000 groupage shipments in 2016, ... [+]

Ekol moves to a new level

Turkish-owned Ekol has unveiled a Logistics 4.0 strategy  which, it says,will revolutionise the traditional business model. It promised more integrated, interconnected, and innovative solutions for its customers It has also revamped its corporate identity. At a meeting to unveil the new strategy chairman Ahmet Musul said: “Industry 4.0 offers limitless opportunities for ... [+]

Ekol opens Slovenian arm

Turkish-owned Ekol Logistics has opened a company in Slovenia, its 15th country where it has established its own facilities. Ekol Slovenia will provide international and domestic full truckload and groupage transport, with a first warehouse planned for the Ljubljana area. Warehousing services will be provided for bonded and non-bonded goods. [+]

Ekol opens in Poznan, Poland

Following its entry into the Polish market in May 2015, Turkish-owned Ekol Logistics has opened another warehouse in the country, at Koninko near Poznań. It is a cross-dock warehouse for international groupage transports, near the A2 east-west motorway and close to a railway terminal as it is a part of the ... [+]

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