Vervaeke acquires tank transport provider Van der Lee

Vervaeke, the Belgian market leader in tank transportation for the chemical and petrochemical sector, has announced the acquisition of its Dutch counterpart Van der Lee.

With a turnover of more than 50 million euro, 400 employees and six locations, including Belgium and Germany, Van der Lee represents an important logistics service provider in the field of dangerous goods transport by road. This major expansion of Vervaeke’s portfolio will enable it to operate over not only a wider geographical area but a greater range of services.

Combined, Vervaeke and Van der Lee represent a turnover of in excess of 110 million euro, a fleet of 700 HGVs, more than 1,000 tank trailers and a team of 900 employees. By virtue of this collaboration, Vervaeke’s network now comprises 12 sites, strategically distributed along the chemical cluster of Europe (Ruhr area – Antwerp – Rotterdam).