IMPERIAL divests A.L.S.-stake

29 Jan 2016 15:53 Economy

On January 31, IMPERIAL Logistics International has sold its 75-percent stake in the A.L.S. Allgemeine Land- und Seespedition GmbH to the Duisburg based entrepreneur Richard Zappe. The Zappe family already held 25 per cent of the shares. With the divestment of A.L.S., which was part of neska Group, IMPERIAL Logistics International has sold the last neska Group company and thus disposed all companies and investments belonging to neska Group.

About A.L.S. Allgemeine Land- und Seespedition
The A.L.S. Allgemeine Land- und Seespedition GmbH work with every transportation mode when organising the entire delivery chain for chemicals, steel, break bulk cargo and containers. Among the firm’s specialties are steel industry logistics, hazmat storage, and climate-controlled storage. These are augmented by the appropriate value added services including organising shipment, filling, storing samples, and the dispatch of coastal and inland barges. At its two sites – the Duisburg Port and Bottrop – A.L.S. maintains 104,000 square meters of storage area. It operates seven cranes with maximum capacity of 45 tonnes. The company employs 60 people.

IMPERIAL Logistics International
As a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African company IMPERIAL Holdings Limited, IMPERIAL Logistics International is responsible for coordinating and managing all the international logistics business of IMPERIAL Holdings Limited outside Africa. The varied portfolio of services at IMPERIAL Logistics International, which has its headquarters in Duisburg, is separated into two divisions: the Group pools all its transport services in the Shipping and Road business units in the IMPERIAL Transport Solutions division. The IMPERIAL Supply Chain Solutions division covers all the services in the contract logistics, contract manufacturing and warehousing sectors for the Automotive, Industrial, Retail and Chemicals business units. Working together, both divisions provide a full and transparent range of services from one source along the complete supply chain. IMPERIAL Logistics International employs more than 7,500 people and generates turnover amounting to EUR 1.2 billion at 150 business locations.


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