Beneficial acquisition

Hillebrand, the world leading forwarding, transport and logistics provider to the alcoholic beverage industry, (non-hazardous) bulk liquids industry and other products that require special care, has acquired a majority stake in VignoblExport, a leading service provider in small quantity logistics of alcoholic beverages.

Hillebrand holds an option to acquire the remaining shares in the company.

“VignoblExport enables Hillebrand to strengthen its small quantity logistics business, as well as accelerate our e-commerce activities,” said to Cees van Gent, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Hillebrand. “VignoblExport’s presence in the main wine exporting countries, coupled with its unique service offering and advanced digital solutions to facilitate the shipment of small quantity orders for wines and other alcoholic beverages, makes it a perfect fit with the Hillebrand network and scope of services.”