Clipper Logistics has announced the acquisition of German logistics firm R Geist Spedition. Based in Kempen, north west of Dűsseldorf, Geist was founded in 1938 and employs 65 staff. It runs a fleet of 30 trucks and has some 25,000m² (around 270,000ft²) of warehousing. Clipper said the move would help UK retailers looking towards mainland Europe for expansion. “Through listening to our customers it is clear that European expansion and the ability to handle the growing demands for online international […]
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