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Gosselin enters into joint-venture with leading office-moving company Transmoove in Vilvoorde, Belgium
Effective April 28, 2023 - Gosselin acquires the two warehouses in Vilvoorde near Brussels as well as 50% of the shares of operating companies Transmoove and NNOF from the current shareholder Vebego. The remaining 50% of the shares of the operating companies are acquired by the current management team under the lead of Christophe Pierre.
"With this acquisition, we will be able to further diversify our service offering with the office moving, office design and furniture refurbishing business. We are impressed by the value proposition of NNOF and Transmoove, the competence and the dynamic of the teams as well as the purpose-built infrastructure", says Marc Smet, CEO of the Gosselin Group.
Marcel Jörg, CEO of Gosselin Moving adds: “The intention is to further strengthen and enhance the moving capacities of Gosselin in its home market Belgium. In addition, Gosselin seeks synergies on the international moving side between the Brussels based Transmoove operation and Gosselin's Antwerp based headquarter operation.”
Finally, it is the intention of the new shareholders to explore the expansion of the business into other European markets in the mid-term.
Founded in 1930, Gosselin currently employs more than 975 people who generate total sales of over 450 million Euros. Gosselin’s headquarters is located on the Albert Canal in Deurne where the container terminal connects the Port of Antwerp Bruges and the Port of Rotterdam with the European hinterland. With 56 offices in 34 countries, the company has strong representation in Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia, the Caucasus, Central Asia and China. The Gosselin Group consists of two divisions: Gosselin Moving and Gosselin Logistics.
Gosselin Moving handles international moves for multinationals, expats, diplomats, military personnel and private individuals.
Gosselin Logistics provides logistics services to businesses, with activities ranging from forwarding, warehouse storage and container processing to industrial logistics projects for heavy machinery and entire factories.
Transmoove is one of the top 3 Belgian office moving companies. Sub-brand NNOF offers services in consultancy and designing circular office environments, including the unique transformation implementation based on reuse and refurbishment of office furniture. Together with the group's third brand, NNOFCARE, they offer solutions to all types of companies on the move, whereby the working environment must be adapted as much as possible to new needs and change. The Transmoove Group has just under 100 employees. It achieves an annual turnover of around 13.5 million euros. It is located on 2 sites in Vilvoorde, Belgium, with 20,000 m² of warehouses in total, both located in Cargovil. See www.transmoove.org.