U.S.-based Seko Logistics and DSV Group in Denmark have actually each made current moves to increase their international e-commerce capabilities.Seko obtained a majority
stake in Omni-Channel Logistics in Australia and will continue to partner with the business to supply cross-border shipment and returns of parcel shipments, according to a statement provided Sept. 4. Kai Lincoln will remain in charge of Omni-Channel Logistics, which was introduced in 2014 and has played a key function in advancement of e-commerce satisfaction services for carriers in Hong Kong, the United States, the United Kingdom and Southeast Asia, consisting of Australia and New Zealand.”This is a significant financial investment for Seko Logistics,”stated Mark White, primary business officer for Seko in Itasca, Ill.” As we continue to purchase market expansion focusing on cross-border e-commerce and returns, the big winners will be our customers as we continue to push shipping and technology boundaries to a brand-new level for merchants, pure-play etailers, markets and platforms. “Seko also revealed that it would turn over its two of its workplaces in Germany to
Hermes Group and will partner with the company to offer circulation and fulfillment services throughout Germany and abroad.Based in Hamburg, Hermes is a subsidiary of Otto Group and supplies logistics and supply chain management services,
home delivery and fulfillment services to retailers.DSV Group announced the purchase of S&H Multi-Channel Satisfaction, a firm based in the Netherlands that offers item satisfaction, warehousing, distribution, transportation and supply chain management services primarily in the Benelux area of Europe. “We have actually been on the lookout for a suitable add-on acquisition to boost our abilities within e-commerce,”said Brian Ejsing, CEO of DSV Solutions, a division of DSV Group based in Copenhagen.Following the purchase, Hans Elshout stepped down as CEO of S&H, and will continue to work for DSV in an advisory capacity. Peter van der Maas, executive vice president of DSV Solutions, was named
to change Elshout as managing director.