Leman acquires Maru International in the UK

Strategic acquisition more than doubles Leman’s activities in the UK and creates an even stronger organisation

Leman acquires Maru International in the UK

As per 4th of September 2017, the Danish transport and logistics company Leman has acquired Maru International Ltd – a solid freight forwarding company focused on European road transport whilst also offering air, sea and logistics solutions. The company has offices in Dewsbury and Braintree, as well as Coatbridge near Glasgow.

”Maru International is a strong company founded on high quality and a great product portfolio that complements our current activities in the UK,” says Thomas Krøyer, CEO of Leman Group, adding; ”Now we can offer a significantly improved and solid set-up across the UK – from southern England to Scotland in the north. Leman becomes more attractive to customers throughout the UK as well as to partners and agents in the rest of Europe and beyond.”

Maru International is the third acquisition in the UK in under 2 years, thus part of Leman’s strategy for viable and profitable growth through best-fit business acquisitions. After the merger, Leman’s activities will consist of a total of 160 employees in the UK. The corporate merge will be accomplished by the 1st of January 2018.

Leman is a well-known Danish transport and logistics service provider with 117 years of experience and history. The company employs almost 800 employees in Denmark, UK, Sweden, Norway, Finland and the United States.

www.leman.dk; www.maru.co.uk