From 1 May 2017, Borusan Lojistik and the European logistics provider Raben will partner in direct traffic between Turkey and Germany. Workdayly departures from İstanbul, İzmir and Bursa to Mönchengladbach, Wuppertal and Nuremberg form the core of the agreed cooperation. The aim of the partnership is to expand the transport services between Turkey and Germany in terms of frequency and to make it more efficient.
“Switching to Raben Group enables us to come closer to our growth targets on the Turkish-German corridor”, says İbrahim Dölen, CEO of Borusan Lojistik, explaining their main motivation to form this cooperation. “The high quality standards and the network of the Raben Group in Germany are ideal to implement a powerful route planning for the goods to be transported within a stable partnership.”
The Raben Group, the new cooperation partner of Borusan Lojistik for the route between Turkey and Germany has been seeing growth for years. With a traditional strong position in Central and Eastern Europe, the logistics company headquartered in Poland has also committed itself to strengthening its business in Germany. In this context, the expansion of traffic between Turkey and the largest economy in Europe is formed.
“Switching to Borusan Lojistik, the German national company of the Raben Group wins a strong partner for freight transport between the two countries. With this cooperation, the frequency of departures increases compared to the earlier transport cycles,” says Daniel Rösch, Managing Director of the Raben Group Germany. “An efficient route from and to the Turkish industry is an important part of the growth path that we want to take for and with our clients.”
Having 44 years of experience Borusan Lojistik is leading the Turkish logistics industry as an integrated logistics provider. After the takeover of Balnak in December 2012, the company consolidated its leading position with a staff of 3,500. In its four main departments Borusan Lojistik offers the following services: 3PL services, project logistics, international transports and port management services.
Borusan Lojistik operates branches in İstanbul, Bursa, İzmir, Adana and Mersin, and implements international land, air and rail transports as well as intermodal transports. This is connected to their goal of creating a greater added value in the processes of theirs customers through continuous improvements.
Raben Trans European Germany has 30 branches throughout Germany. 2,700 employees as well as state-of-the-art technology enable smooth and safe shipment of the goods.