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Greencarrier Group strengthens its business by adding Maritime Transport & Agencies group of companies to its offer

Press Release   •   Apr 04, 2018 08:30 CEST

The owners of Maritime Freight in Gothenburg AB, including subsidiaries, have on the 3rd of April 2018, come to an agreement to sell the majority of its shares to Greencarrier Group.

The Maritime Freight in Gothenburg AB who owns Maritime Transport & Agencies (MTA) will be transitioned to Greencarrier Group. The business will continue to operate in the MTA brand, separately from the current business areas of Greencarrier. MTA is mainly focusing on LCL –Less than container load, as agent for Vanguard.

“We are grateful to be approved as agent for the Vanguard business. Our ambition is to expand and build a stronger MTA brand”, says Stefan Björk, owner of Greencarrier Group.

The present owners of Maritime Freight in Gothenburg AB and Greencarrier Group are positive about this transaction and agree that the MTA group of companies will be able to develop the business successfully through joint forces and shared competence with Greencarrier Group.

“We are convinced that by complementing our offer to the market we will become stronger and more attractive for present and future customers”, says Stefan Björk.

Greencarrier Group is one of the Nordic’s largest privately owned transport companies with a team of 800 employees in 12 countries. Please visit website for more information.

Maritime Transport & Agencies offering transport solutions, mainly focusing on LCL –Less than container load, as agent for Vanguard. MTA operates in 8 countries with a number of 45 employees from offices located in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Please visit the website for more information.

Vanguard Logistics Services is a leading neutral freight consolidation service, offering forwarders and customers of all sizes, the world’s largest owned LCL end-to-end network. Vanguard was founded in 1978, and has been steadily expanding its reach. Today the company has 120 owned offices in 30 countries, employing about 3,000 people and their agent network cover more than 100 countries. Please visit the website for more information.

For further information, please contact:

Owner Greencarrier Group
Stefan Björk
stefan.bjork@greencarrier.com
+46 31 85 55 29

Present owner MTA
Thomas Rössberger
+46 70 426 02 01

Lars Bertelsen
+45 40 89 49 46

Greencarrier Liner Agency is the agent for Evergreen Line – one of the world’s leading international shipping companies. From our offices in the Nordic and Baltic countries, we can offer transport solutions worldwide. Our team consists today of 80 employees in 7 countries, with offices in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Greencarrier Liner Agency is a part of Greencarrier Group one of the Nordic’s largest privately owned transport companies.

www.lineragency.greencarrier.com

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