Kerry Logistics has expanded its European operations through the acquisition of Multi Logistics, a specialist in film and media logistics.
The acquisition will add four offices to Kerry’s German network, bringing the total to seven, including its regional headquarters in Frankfurt as well as Bremen, Hamburg, Munich and Berlin.
Each office offers local and multinational customers international freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution, customs brokerage and supply chain services.
Kerry Logistics managing director of Europe, Thomas Blank says: “The expansion is in line with our strategy to accelerate the business development of the European market, and we are pleased to be able to provide our clients with enhanced network coverage, additional service offerings across Europe, and a further optimised local customer service in Germany.”
In addition to freight forwarding, Multi Logistics’ service portfolio includes door-to-door service, personal support service for film productions, security transport, storage of film copies, and handling of rental equipment, as well as Carnet A.T.A. preparation, and handling.”
The move comes three weeks after Kerry Logistics’ expansion in Spain with the takeover of the freight forwarding businesses of Bofill & Arnan, logistics and freight forwarding company with a focus on the China, Taiwan, and India trade lanes.