Lineage Logistics, LLC announced plans to acquire Kloosterboer Group, a European-based integrated platform for temperature-controlled storage, logistics and value-added services in Europe.
“Welcoming Kloosterboer into the Lineage family marks a monumental step toward achieving our vision to become the world’s most dynamic temperature-controlled logistics company with the capability to serve customers in different countries around the world,” says Mike McClendon, Lineage’s president of international operations and EVP of network optimization. “Kloosterboer’s strong entrepreneurial culture and management team, combined with their state-of-the-art, strategically located facility network perfectly complement Lineage’s international footprint and innovative spirit, which will deliver incredible value to our combined customers.”
“Kloosterboer has long focused on providing innovative and sustainable solutions, and we see great alignment with Lineage’s commitment to both the customer and the environment,” says the Kloosterboer family members. “We have known the founders of Lineage since 2014, and are confident Lineage is the right partner to help continue to serve our customers’ end-to-end logistical needs and accelerate the growth of Kloosterboer’s best-in-class capabilities. We are excited for a bright future full of opportunities for our team.”
From Lineage Logistics:
- Kloosterboer consists of 11 facilities across the Netherlands, France, Germany, Canada, and South Africa, totaling 6.4 million cubic meters of capacity and 790,000 pallet positions and employing over 900 team members.
- Kloosterboer is recognized by BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology) as a frontrunner in sustainable cold store operations. Kloosterboer’s network features nearly 18,000 solar panels, four wind turbines that power operations such as heavy lift equipment and an annual reduction of CO2 equaling consumption of over 4,100 households.