Maersk buys Dutch parcels firm

AP Moller-Maersk has acquired-Netherlands-based parcel delivery firm B2C Europe for US$86m. The 20-year-old logistics company operates business to consumer (B2C) parcel delivery services in Europe with a focus on cross-border deliveries. It will enable Maersk to offer Europe-wide last mile rates to customers in Europe, North America and China. The company offers labelling services, pick-ups, sorting , linehaul and injection into the last mile delivery network of over 100 connected ... [+]

Maersk buys e-commerce expertise

AP Moller - Maersk has bought US-based business-to-consumer (B2C) logistics company Visible Supply Chain Management and B2C Europe Holding, a parcel delivery services based in the Netherlands. Maersk customers are seeing strong e-commerce sales growth and the two acquisitions will address this trend. Maersk says that Visible SCM’s nine-centre network places ... [+]

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