Arvesta chooses AB Texel Group to professionalise its animal feed transport
Agricultural expert Arvesta has entered into a partnership with AB Texel Group in order to further professionalise its animal feed transport activities. As of 1 October, Belgian subsidiary AB Texel Feed Belgium will take over the animal feed transport performed by Arvesta. The collaboration and acquisition are in line with AB Texel Group's strategy to grow in the animal feed transport sector, and to enter into lasting partnerships.
The growth strategy of agricultural expert Arvesta is aimed at increasing focus, simplification and specialisation. In line with this, the company has decided to further professionalise and outsource the transport activities of its animal feed division. Following in-depth market research, Arvesta has chosen AB Texel Group to take over these activities as well as Arvesta's drivers (25) and trucks (30). The transport activities are those carried out by Arvesta itself; the transport that has already been outsourced to other businesses will remain unchanged.
Dirk Van Thielen, Business Unit Director Animal Nutrition at Arvesta: "The collaboration with AB Texel Group will enable us to continue to provide even better service and continuity to our clients. Our drivers are valued contacts for our clients, so they will also make the move to AB Texel Group. It’s important to us that they continue to be trusted contacts for our clients going forward. We’ll do everything in our power to ensure that the transition goes smoothly."
Tom De Lange, Director of AB Texel Belgium: "We are delighted to have the opportunity to put our expertise to work for Arvesta. The collaboration with Arvesta will strengthen our animal feed activities in Belgium, and our group of drivers will be boosted by the addition of very experienced colleagues. We extend a warm welcome to them. At AB Texel Feed Belgium we are committed to providing excellent service to Arvesta and to continuing to develop the partnership. To this end, we will be investing in various areas – including in new equipment – in the coming years."
Logistics service provider AB Texel Group has its Belgian headquarters in Oostrozebeke. A local team of 25 staff takes care of transporting agricultural products, animal feed, dairy and liquid dairy for clients.
AB Texel Group has a broad, dense network in agri and food transport and builds on almost 100 years of experience. The company has a fleet of some 1,250 trucks and 2,000 trailers with which it transports potatoes and other agricultural products, animal feed, flour, dairy and liquid dairy products and refrigerated food products across large areas of Europe. More than 2,000 specialised employees and some 130 permanent charters work hard to achieve this day and night.