FIELDS Group acquired a stake in full-range transport and logistics HR service provider Logistic Force from Tilburg. Shareholder Patrick Villevoije of the Tilburg company was looking for an investor to, together with the current management of Logistic Force, support the further growth of the company. This was found in hands-on investor FIELDS Group, a party that already has extensive experience in the flex world.
Logistic Force from Tilburg is a player with a national orientation and has 20 branches. The company has an annual turnover of approximately 75 million euros. Logistic Force is active in the field of temporary employment, recruitment and selection and company training. The employment agency mainly focuses on personnel in the transport and logistics sector. Logistic Force employs around 1500 temporary workers every day for clients throughout the Netherlands.
Logistic Force CEO Martin van Dijk and shareholder Patrick Villevoije immediately clicked with the FIELDS Group: “At Logistic Force we do everything we can to create a group feeling by finding personnel with matching DNA. This core value was therefore at the top of the list when looking for the right partner. Our conversations with FIELDS Group immediately felt good. The macro developments in the HR service providers sector are creating great opportunities and we are pleased that we can shape our growth strategy with this new partner. The consolidation within the sector offers opportunities for Logistic Force and together with FIELDS Group we can anticipate more rapidly towards this development. This leads to a larger market share, making us an even more attractive partner for our customers and temporary workers.”
Joris van Gils, partner at FIELDS Group: “We see Logistic Force as an exemplary company within the temporary employment sector, where the company, through sector expertise, trains and guides people to jobs in transport and logistics. For customers, Logistic Force is a value-added partner that offers many growth opportunities in a sector with a shortage.”