Leman turns loss into profit

Danish forwarder Leman’s turnover increased 60% from DKK2.2 to DKK3.6 billion in 2021 while operating profit was DKK64 million compared to a small loss the year before. It said the improved result was partly due to a general increase in freight rates, and partly to significantly increased activity. The establishment in China which opened six new offices in 2021 and a seventh in 2022 also contributed positively to the overall ... [+]

New chief for Leman

Danish forwarding and logistics company Leman has appointed Bo Lindberg Andersen as group chief executive. He brings extensive experience in logistics from international companies such as AP Moller-Maersk, Damco, and DP World. Interim chief executive Ole Ringheim  will continue as a member of the board. [+]

Leman celebrates 120 years in business

The Leman Group celebrates its 120th birthday on Friday 16 October, 120 years after Paul Lehmann deposited 25 krone from his private account, acquired a telephone and rented premises in Copenhagen. Today, Leman Group has about 700 employees in Denmark, US, the UK, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Greenland and has recently ... [+]

Leman opens Greenland office

Danish-owned forwarder Leman has opened a branch in Nuuk, Greenland. It had previously served the territory via Aalborg. Leman services include regular shipments by air and sea through fixed agreements with long-term partners, such as Air Greenland and Royal Arctic Line with large guaranteed volumes. Leman Group chief executive Thomas Krøyer ... [+]

Leman moves to new HQ

Danish-owned forwarding and distribution specialist Leman has moved its UK headquarters to a refurbished 108,500sq ft warehouse in Normanton, near Leeds managed by third party warehousing firm Onward Holdings, which specializes in competitively priced industrial warehousing in the north of England. Leman said the new site offered 10,000sqft of high-quality office ... [+]

Maru owner Leman buys in Finland

Danish-based logistics company Leman – which bought UK-based Maru group last year – has now acquired Finland-based FL Services (Finlogistics). The company, based in Kerava, 35km north of Helsinki and Kotka, offers airfreight, sea freight and logistics solutions and has ten employees and a turnover of €9m. Leman said the purchase would ... [+]

Leman to buy UK’s Maru International

Danish transport and logistics company Leman has acquired freight forwarder Maru International – its third UK purchase in two years. Maru is a European road transport specialist and also offers air, sea and logistics solutions at its offices in Dewsbury in Yorkshire, Braintree (Essex) and Coatbridge near Glasgow. The merged company will ... [+]

Leman opens US office number eight

Scandinavian-based forwarder Leman is to open a new office in Charlotte, North Carolina on 1 November, its eighth in the US. Charlotte is a strategically important location and North Carolina and surrounding states have significant import/export trade with both Europe and Asia, says Leman Group chief executive, Thomas Krøyer. [+]

Leman signs life-saving pharma deal

Freight forwarder Leman has signed a global cooperation agreement with Xellia Pharmaceuticals. The manufacturer, which produces treatments for serious and often life-threatening infections, selected Leman for its understanding of the pharmaceutical world, high flexibility and focus on optimisation. Leman has also dedicated a number of specialists to the business. [+]

Leman buys out Dan Cargo

Denmark's Leman International System Transport, the parent company of UK forwarder Aeroship, has acquired the total share capital of the freight forwarding and logistics company Dan Cargo as well as its subsidiaries in Gothenburg , Sweden and Oslo, Norway. Leman CEO Thomas Krøyer said the move whould allow his company to ... [+]

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