europa sets out objectives for 2018

It is now four years since Europa Worldwide Group was acquired by new Managing Director Andrew Baxter – and today the business is almost double the size it was at the time of the acquisition. 

At that time turnover was £76m. This year turnover will be in the region of £145m and through a combination of organic growth and at least one acquisition, the company expects turnover to exceed £200m next year. 

The company has recently reported its latest financial accounts (to year end Dec 31st 2016), showing that the leading independent logistics operator, which is headquartered in Dartford, increased its turnover to £116m and profits to £2.3m, with staff numbers increasing to 650.

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europa sea conquers choppy waters 

Despite the shake-up of the ocean freight industry in the form of major alliance changes earlier this year, Europa Air & Sea is reporting projected growth and a spike in new business enquiries. 

As of April this year, global shipping alliances were transformed as four alliances became three – 2M Alliance, THE Alliance and Ocean Alliance. The shipping industry braced itself for disruption and delays, but four months later National Seafreight Manager at Europa Worldwide Group Rebecca Jenkinson is reflecting on how quickly and effectively her team has adapted to the changes. 

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