After a break of 4 years, an industry exchange could take place again at one of the world’s largest logistics fairs. WCL was once again represented at the joint booth of the Logistics Initiative Hamburg. During the 4 days Christian Nebel and Martin Sieg had many conversations with customers, network partners and former colleagues and […]
Martin Sieg is an experienced management consultant who assists companies with mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals. After the successful completion of an M&A deal, it is critical that the company has an effective communication strategy for its partners and employees to ensure that all parties are aware of the deal and can prepare for the […]
“New shareholding structure effective January 2023”
The founder (Hans J. Willam) has just turned 67 and presented his succession plan.
Effective January 2023, the new shareholding structure will be as follows:
Is it a curse or a blessing – and for whom?
The earn-out is increasingly used aspart of the closing deal in M&A transactions in the logistics industry – a blessing for sellers? After all, they retain an option right to future success factors.
Thanks to the courtesy of Loadstar, WCL has been authorized to publish the full article even though it is paid content. BY ALESSANDRO PASETTI “It appears that the vessel-operating common carriers (VOCCs) got the upper hand. But in shipping, you need to look at cycles.” It’s that time of the year when pre-Christmas gifts are […]
Thanks to the courtesy of Loadstar, WCL has been authorized to publish the full article even though it is paid content. BY ALESSANDRO PASETTI Take three chief executives who know each other well, all carrying the old-school Kuehne + Nagel (K+N) badge thanks to over 40 years of combined experience at the world ocean freight […]
Regional know-how and individual service as survival strategies
What benefits local freight forwarders need to take advantage of – and how they can survive.
The logistics market is increasingly determined by global logistics service providers, and the German industry giants have long since become international network forwarders as a result of acquisitions.
Copying solutions while keeping an eye on your own lead
The new digital high-flyers Flexport & Co. continue to penetrate the logistics market with billions of capital.
8 good reasons why expert support pays off
Selling one’s own company is certainly never an easy decision – nor is it an easy task. This not only applies to finding a suitable buyer, but also to the preparation of all necessary facts and figures, right up to conducting negotiations.
What you should consider, compile and determine beforehand
Nobody makes the decision to sell a company easy. But once it has been made, good preparation is the be-all and end-all for an efficient sales process within a time frame that is as predictable as possible – and also for the ultimate sales success.