Logistic Force strengthens its position in the Netherlands via the acquisition of staffing specialist Wiver

Posted on: 11-12-2023

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Logistic Force, a full-service HR-services specialist active in the transportation and logistics segment, has acquired the activities of temp staffing organization Wiver on the 30th of November 2023. Via the acquisition of Wiver, Logistic Force broadens its commercial coverage in the Netherlands and accesses the Dutch niche market for staffing to professional moving companies. Combinedly the two companies expect to realize a revenue of EUR 120 m in 2023. Dutch investor FIELDS Group actively supported the management of Logistic Force in the M&A process.

The merger offers clear growth opportunities and allows both companies to join forces commercially. With more than 300 temporary workers, Wiver is active in the market of moving service agencies, transportation companies & logistics companies on across the Netherlands. “The acquisition of Wiver perfectly fits our growth ambitions in the Netherlands. By joining forces, we expect to improve the service quality to our customers and we access the staffing market for professional moving service agencies.”, according to Martin van Dijk, CEO of Logistic Force. Raymond de Wit, former CEO of Wiver, is also pleased with the transaction: “We are very happy to have become part of Logistic Force! Both companies are active in the same market and work according to the same principles; you immediately notice that in the mutual conversations we are having.” Martin van Dijk: “This is a fantastic next step in our growth strategy. This acquisition further motivates us in our quest for further add-on acquisitions that help to bolster our market position in the Benelux.”

About Logistic Force
Logistic Force offers a combination of staffing, training and recruitment services and specializes in the transport and logistics sectors. The full-service HR-service supplier has built up a national footprint with a total of 20 branches that all have a strong presence in their local communities. The company has an annual revenue of approximately € 97 M and daily staffs approximately 2,000 temp workers across the Netherlands. www.logisticforce.nl

About Wiver
Wiver, a staffing company active in the transportation and logistics segment, was founded in 1986 and counts 10 branch offices across the Netherlands. Wiver is the market leader in staffing for professional moving companies. The company has an annual revenue of € 15 m and staffs approximately 300 temporary workers on a daily base. www.wiver.nl

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