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Maersk completes KGH Customs Services acquisition

September 3, 2020: Following the announcement on July 6 and receipt of required competition approvals, A.P. Moller - Maersk has on Wednesday finalised the acquisition of the pan-European customs services specialist, KGH Customs Services, to strengthen its capabilities as an integrated container logistics company, offering end-to-end supply chain so

Lars Borjesson, CEO of KGH, will be going forward lead the combined customs related activities of both KGH and Maersk in Europe.
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Lars Borjesson, CEO of KGH, will be going forward lead the combined customs related activities of both KGH and Maersk in Europe.

September 3, 2020: Following the announcement on July 6 and receipt of required competition approvals, A.P. Moller - Maersk has on Wednesday finalised the acquisition of the pan-European customs services specialist, KGH Customs Services, to strengthen its capabilities as an integrated container logistics company, offering end-to-end supply chain solutions to its global customers.

Karsten Kildahl, regional managing director of Maersk in Europe, said, “I am very pleased that we can now officially welcome KGH into the Maersk family”, says. The integration process now begins, and we are very excited to start working together and start learning from one another.”

Lars Börjesson, CEO of KGH Customs Services, said, “The whole KGH team is looking forward to closely collaborating with our new Maersk colleagues on providing a range of different services within the transportation and logistics industry as one combined entity. Our enhanced product portfolio and geographical reach will enable us to serve our customers and their growing needs even better.”

During the remainder of 2020, Maersk and KGH teams will work together on establishing a joint operating model and optimal structure to serve their customer base going forward. Customers will meanwhile continue to interact with their current contacts in both organisations and enjoy the usual level of service.

Lars Borjesson, CEO of KGH, will be going forward lead the combined customs related activities of both KGH and Maersk in Europe.

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