Ekol opening up in Sweden
Ekol Logistics is launching its own operations under the name "Ekol Nordics" in Sweden this month. It is the 16th country where Ekol has its own operations.
Jarmo Halonen, Ekol Nordics' regional director, remarked: "Ekol Nordics will offer international FTL, LTL and groupage transport. We will connect Nordic countries with Turkey, the Middle East and countries where Ekol has its own companies. The next stage will be to have connections with the whole of Europe."
Ekol Nordics will initially focus on Ekol's long-standing business fields - namely the retail, automotive, electronics, paper and wood sectors. In addition, Ekol Nordics is planning to start shortsea services to/from the Mediterranean region in H2/2018.
Halonen added: "We are starting up with a Nordics office in Gothenburg, from where we can support the whole Nordic market development. We aim to have 30 employees within two years, and generate an annual turnover of EUR 30 million by the end of 2020." (mw)