Post Danmark acquires Danish cargo operator
Post Danmark and Transportgruppen have entered into an agreement concerning the purchase by Post Danmark of 51 per cent of the shares in Transportgruppen. The shares will be acquired with effect from 1 January 2007.
Management stated that a cooperative venture with the carriers of Transportgruppen would enable the company to offer its customers a 'total concept' covering courier shipments, parcels and mixed cargo of all sizes.
The purchase of the shares in Transportgruppen will give Post Danmark access to a nationwide network for the distribution of goods. Transportgruppen has cargo centres at Brøndby and Taulov in addition to 80,000 sq metres of warehouse facilities in Copenhagen and Århus. Via its carriers, Transportgruppen has access to 18 regional cargo terminals and 900 rolling units. In 2006, Transportgruppen generated a turnover of approx. DKK 280 million and employed 1,100 people.