Posti Group Oyj (”Posti”), the leading postal and logistics services company in Finland, has acquired Aditro Logistics Holding AB (“Aditro Logistics”), a leading third party logistics company in Sweden and Norway, from Valedo Partners Fund II AB (”Valedo”), management and board. During Valedo’s ownership period, Aditro Logistics has had an annual growth rate of 14%, increasing revenue from SEK 400 million to over SEK 1 billion, and four strategically located logistics centers have been established.
Aditro Logistics offers third party logistics services within warehousing, handling, staffing and distribution, with a strong customer base in Sweden and Norway consisting of renowned brands within e-commerce, retail, consumer, fashion, electronics and media. During Valedo’s ownership period, Aditro Logistics has had a strong growth and more than doubled the revenue. The company has made significant investments in establishing four strategically located logistics centers, resulting in an increase in warehousing space from 150 000 square meters at the time of investment to 230 000 square meters today. Additionally, investments have been made in strengthening the organisation and IT infrastructure in order to improve productivity and quality assurance, where Aditro Logistics through in-depth analysis of the flows, volume fluctuations, assortment and quality demands finds the optimal logistics solution for each customer.
“Today, Aditro Logistics is a leading third party logistics company and I’m incredibly proud of what the management team and our employees, with the support from the board and Valedo, has achieved during recent years. I am confident that Aditro Logistics has a very strong position for continued growth and after more than seven years with Valedo as majority shareholder we look forward to continue the growth journey together with Posti.” says Johannes Gussander, CEO, Aditro Logistics
The terms and conditions of the transaction are not disclosed.
Media contacts for Aditro Logistics:
Johannes Gussander, CEO
Valedo is an independent Swedish investment company investing in high-quality small/mid cap companies in the Nordic region. Valedo is focusing on companies with clear growth and development potential where Valedo can actively contribute to and accelerate the companies’ development. Being an active owner and contributing both capital and industrial experience, Valedo ensures that a company can achieve its full potential.
About Aditro Logistics:
Aditro Logistics is one of the largest third party logistics companies in the Nordics, with 230 000 square meters in its logistic centers. The company offers logistics services for leading companies within e-commerce, retail, consumer, fashion, electronics and media.
Posti Group Oyj (”Posti”) is the leading postal and logistics services company in Finland. With the widest network coverage in Finland, Posti visits about three million households and companies every weekday and manage the flow of everyday life in 10 countries.