IMAP Netherlands advises on 3 deals in chilled transport sector

IMAP Netherlands advised on:


Merger of JP. Vis & Zn with Hartman Beheer B.V.

Hartman, a temperature-controlled transport company based in the Netherlands and specializing in the transport of fruit and vegetables to Scandinavia, merged with JP Vis & Zn. The merger is Hartman's second expansion in a short period of time, strengthening its network and maximizing the group's economies of scale.

Buy-out of a minority certificate holder in Kempen Transport

IMAP Netherlands and HVG Law advised on the buy-out of a minority certificate holder in Kempen Transport, a company in the transport sector. The transaction offered both parties a solution. IMAP and HVG Law acted as advisors to the seller/minority certificate holder.
 

Farm Trans bundling forces with ECS

Container transport specialist, ECS, is entering a partnership with Farm Trans. Farm Trans will now be able to focus on its Control Tower and on the road transport. This joining of forces will result in a total service package and provides opportunities to expand the businesses’ range of services.

 

Market Outlook

  • A consolidation trend is taking place, driven by cost increases due to, among other factors, a shortage of personnel
  • Effective planning and full load handling are of the utmost importance
  • Cost savings are essential in order to maintain the objective of profitability
  • Digitalization is more important than ever

 

IMAP Approach

IMAP Netherlands has carried out extensive market research into the chilled transport industry. With its in-depth knowledge of the industry and its players, it is well prepared to advise on new opportunities.

 

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