Friday 21st Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

Norbert buys Belgian business Nova Natie

Norbert Dentressangle has acquired the ambient and temperature-controlled warehousing and general cargo freight forwarding activities of Belgian logistics company, Nova Natie.

These activities generated turnover of 40 million euros in 2011. With 250 employees and 1,292,000 sq t of warehousing space,

95 per cent of the firm’s business is carried out from the Port of Antwerp in Belgium, where it has 250 employees and 1,292,000 sq ft of warehousing space. Its other operations are at Schipol Airport in the Netherlands.

Norbert now employs more than 1,000 colleagues, operates nearly  2,500,000sq ft of warehousing and a fleet of 200 vehicles, and expects the Belgian operation to generate annual revenues of almost €120 million.