Maersk completes acquisition of Martin Bencher Group
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Maersk has announced its acquisition of Martin Bencher Group, a Danish Project Logistics company who specialise in non-containerised project logistics and global operations.
In its announcement, Maersk said that Martin Bencher’s core capability is designing end-to-end project logistics solutions for global clients.
The shipping giant added that Martin Bencher’s competitive strengths include “deep industry expertise, a solid track record, long-term stakeholder relationships as well as a highly skilled organisation.”
“I am thrilled to welcome Martin Bencher to Maersk. With the addition of Martin Bencher, we are strengthening our ability to offer project logistics services to our global clients while providing a more comprehensive offering to a wide array of industries. As such, Martin Bencher really is an excellent fit to Maersk and our integrator strategy, said Karsten Kildahl,” Regional Managing Director in Europe of Maersk.
Martin Bencher Group is headquartered in Aarhus, Denmark and has a presence in key locations globally through 31 offices in 23 countries, with almost 170 employees.
“We look forward to becoming an integral part of Maersk. Our companies complement each other in so many ways, that we expect a seamless transition experience for both our colleagues and clients. Together, we can attain our full potential and will bring the scale, commitment, and capabilities to handle the entire logistics scope of work for clients around the world,” said Peter Thorsoe Jensen, CEO of Martin Bencher, following the announcement of the completed acquisition.