Acquisition of Norman Global Logistics by Logicall

17 March 2023 – Logicall, a leading provider of logistics services headquartered in the Netherlands, announced the acquisition of Norman Global Logistics, an air and ocean freight forwarding company based in the UK and Asia. The acquisition will enable both companies to leverage their strengths and service reach to enhance customer service and satisfaction.

Norman Global Logistics

Norman Global Logistics (“Norman”), with a team of 126 staff, has been providing air and ocean freight forwarding services for over five decades from its five locations in the UK and seven in Asia. The company has a proven track record of excellence in logistics, providing reliable and efficient services to clients across the UK and Asia. The acquisition by Logicall will enable Norman Global Logistics to leverage Logicall’s existing network and resources, providing additional support to its existing clients and extending its reach to new markets.

The acquisition of Norman by Logicall brings significant benefits to customers of both companies. With Logicall’s extensive experience in distribution, warehousing, fulfilment, air and ocean freight, parcel management and technical installation services, combined with Norman’s strong geographical network in air and ocean freight forwarding, both companies will be able to provide faster, more efficient, and more cost-effective logistics solutions, delivering value to their customers across the UK, Europe and Asia.

The first entry into the UK market for Logicall

This acquisition marks the fifth transaction by Logicall in the past 10 months, reflecting the company’s commitment to strategic expansion and growth. Logicall, with the backing of Waterland Private Equity Investments, continues to seek out new opportunities to further expand its services. The acquisition of Norman represents a significant step forward in this strategy, as a first entry into the UK logistics market and a significant expansion in Asia.

“We are excited to welcome Norman to the Logicall family,” says Rob Linders, CEO of Logicall. “With this acquisition, we are expanding our geographical reach and enhancing our customer service capabilities. Norman Global Logistics has an excellent reputation in the logistics industry, and we are looking forward to working together to further improve our combined capabilities.”

“This is an exciting time for Norman Global Logistics,” according to Peter O’Brien, Martin Rue and Stefan Holmqvist, managing directors of Norman Global Logistics. “We are delighted to be joining the Logicall and look forward to working together to offer a wider range of services to our clients. With the support of Logicall’s network and resources, we are confident that we can continue to grow and provide the same excellent service that our clients expect.”

About Norman Global Logistics

Norman Global Logistics is an air and ocean freight forwarding company with five locations in the UK and seven in Asia. With a team of over 120 specialists, the company has been providing logistics services for over five decades, with a focus on dependable, efficient and cost-effective logistics solutions. Please visit www.normanglobal.com for more information.


About Logicall

Logicall is a one-stop-shop logistics provider, offering supply chain solutions, air and ocean freight forwarding, warehousing & fulfilment, parcel management, road transport and technical services. Building on 145 years of experience in the logistics industry, we provide integral and trusted solutions. Combining logistics expertise with data insights and smart digital solutions to optimize supply chains for customers. With 35 offices strategically located in twelve countries, we provide seamless service across key locations.

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