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Global Transport Solutions acquires Ship Spares Logistics

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Netherlands-based logistics service provider Global Transport Solutions (GTS) has acquired Ship Spare Logistics (SSL), formerly part of Burando Maritime Services.

SSL is a marine   logistics   specialist   providing   barge deliveries, warehouse   consolidation   and   freight forwarding services, while GTS offers supply chain solutions through the Marinetrans brand.

“With   a   shared   vision   and   complementing   strengths, this   collaboration   with   SSL   is   a   natural progression. Together, we can redefine service standards in marine spare parts logistics, offering an even more comprehensive and integrated service portfolio to our clients at Marinetrans that is unrivalled in the industry. The acquisition of SSL reinforces our last-mile service offering, giving our clients a wider range of options” said John Burgstra, co-CEO at GTS

Leo Faasse, Managing Director at SSL noted that “joining hands with GTS feels like coming together with a trusted friend. The existing relationships and cultural synergy between our teams will surely translate into a successful and fruitful partnership, offering unmatched value to our clients.”

“This transaction allows SSL to join forces with a long-standing partner, GTS, and offer its clients an international proposition. We believe this strategic move will unlock new potential and opportunities for both companies, and we are excited to see where this collaboration leads,” commented Andreas Drenthen, co-CEO of Burando Maritime Services.

Through technological innovation and service integration, SSL and GTS have the ambition to establish a disruptive service in the market, organising our clients’ logistics from vendor to vessel.

Global Transport Solutions (GTS operates   through  the brands Marinetrans and   Best Global Logistics and has a geographical presence in all continents.