Clipper Logistics Group has expanded into Continental Europe with
its acquisition of German logistics firm Bestaendig Group. Based
in Leeds, Clipper has 22 distribution centres throughout the UK.
Its acquisition of Bestaendig gives it six sites in Germany,
through which it can service markets in Austria, Benelux, France,
Poland and Spain as well as Germany.
“The acquisition of the Bestaendig Group provides us with
the capability to service the needs of both pan-European
organisations and our existing UK client base who have plans to
expand into Europe,” Clipper CEO Steve Parkin said in a
statement. He added that the deal “is merely the start of
significant expansion plans in Europe, which will be enhanced by
further strategic acquisitions that we are currently working