Buy a logistics business in the Netherlands


The process of buying a logistics company in the Netherlands

Our M&A advisors are active with helping international logistics firms in in buying logistics companies in The Netherlands. Our main interest is to help foreign logistics firms with their acquisition plans in the Netherlands. As a start we discuss your acquisition strategy and make an overview of the possible logistics targets that can be suited to buy. Together we sit down and go through your buying plans. We help you to optimize your acquisition plans and discuss possible synergies with the available target companies. This results in an optimal acquisition strategy that is determined by our joint efforts. Download our M&A in transportation presentation to learn more.

Buy a logistics company in the Netherlands

We give you advice on buying a logistics company in the Netherlands

Improved strategic position via buying logistics companies in the Netherlands

After we are aligned on your acquisition plans we reach out to the owners of suited Dutch logistics companies. We do this on an anonymous basis and explain the suited targets the strategy of your company. Quite often your growth strategy and synergies you bring can be attractive for the selling company. An example of a benefit for the target company is being part of a larger network with whom further growth can be realized. This is important as the logistics industry is very competitive with strong price pressure on commodity services. Efficient procedures and being an integrated part of a client’s processes are crucial. Your logistics activity needs to fully incorporated into the clients value chain. You need to provide value added services for your customers, preferably across Europe. This will give you a dominant and valuable position for your clients. Buying a logistics company in the Netherlands (acquisitions) is a way to strengthen your position.

Further info on the buying process of a logistics company

Further, we assist the buyer in the full process of negotiations to realize the acquisition successfully. We organize personal visits of the buyer with the selling company. This will help the logistics buyer to get a better understanding of the company for sale. In the due diligence phase we support the buyer and help in organizing the process as per the requirements of the buyer. We help the logistics buyer until the final moment of closing the logistics deal. Summarized our logistics M&A advisors are helping international logistics buyers with the purchase of logistics companies in the Netherlands.

Current buyers for Dutch logistics companies

We are in touch with quite a few logistic buyers active in logistics for specific industries that want to buy logistics firms in the Netherlands. Here an overview of the industries in which logistics buyers we know are looking for acquisitions:

  • Packed chemicals buyer
  • Frozen food and fresh vegetables
  • Pharma and healthcare warehousing buyers
  • Temperature controlled logistics suppliers

For other logistics buyers we can find sellers in the Netherlands as well.

How to buy a logistics business in the Netherlands

Should a M&A advisor know about the situation in the Dutch logistics industry?Teamwork is important for the CFIE M&A logistics network. Our people combine a local presence in the Netherlands with a long history in the Dutch logistics industry. Our logistics M&A advisors in the Netherlands help logistics clients in buying Dutch companies. We always have logistics industry experts locally on the ground. They know the practical situation of possible targets and the intention of the business owners. The process of buying a logistics company differs from buying a business in other industries. The logistics industry uses a large amount of assets compared to other industries. Currently, most logistics buyers want to operate lean and mean. Often we see that family businesses have an interest in physical assets as they manage a company with a much longer horizon and are less interested in achieving an optimal return. Family businesses are less interested in direct financial metrics or ratios compared to stock listed logistics firms. You can learn from the information on how to buy a company in general that we have available. If you want to read more about how to buy a company please go to the page of buying a business or download the process of how to buy a business.

Buying a logistics business in the Netherlands

m&a advisor Govert Derks Before you start buying a logistics business in the Netherlands you will need to know where possible synergies exist with the purchase of your Dutch logistics target. The M&A advisors of Corporate Finance in Europe are ready to help you with buying your logistics company in the Netherlands. Learn more from us about the possibilities to buy a logistics company in the Netherlands.

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