Logistics provider to the oil and gas drilling industry, Lubbers Logistics Group intends to acquire the Special Road Transport division of Wagenborg Nedlift as per July 1, 2016. The proposed acquisition is part of Lubbers' strategy to further strengthen its position in the energy market. Wagenborg Nedlift, a specialist in horizontal and vertical heavy transport, has taken the strategic decision to focus on its niche market: lifting and hoisting, heavy transport and assembly.
Ton Klijn, CEO of Wagenborg Nedlift:
"For both Lubbers Logistics Group as Wagenborg Nedlift the acquisition is a positive step forward. Lubbers can further expand its transport fleet and organization, while we as Wagenborg Nedlift can focus on our services lifting and hoisting, heavy transport and assembly. With the sale of the Special Road Transport division to Lubbers, we are confident that we have secured a good future for our transport division employees."
Ger Englishman, CEO of Lubbers Logistics Group:
"The additional equipment that we will be acquiring is an excellent addition to our existing truck and trailer fleet, which will allow us to expand our European network. Moreover, the experienced employees of Wagenborg Nedlift that will join our organisation will bring along additional expertise. We are therefore confident that we will be able to further optimize the service to our customers."
Wagenborg Nedlift is an expert in providing accurate, efficient and secure solutions for challenging logistical issues and offers a complete package of logistics services for lifting and hoisting, heavy transport and assembly. Wagenborg Nedlift is active throughout Europe and beyond petrochemical industry, the energy sector and the sectors construction and infrastructure.
Since 1929, Lubbers Logistics Group represents professional and reliable transportation in the energy sector and has a European-wide network, with thirteen offices in eight different countries. Lubbers offers a number of adjacent logistics services such as drilling rig relocations, project management, recruitment services and offshore container rental.