The Hague, 31-05-2021 – Legend Logistics Group, which has its headquarters in Singapore and one of the largest tank container operators in Asia, recently established in Europe, with the opening of a branch office in Papendrecht, the Netherlands.
Legend has been growing steadily since its start in 2012, and has recently expanded its footprints to Europe. With this growth, Legend Logistics Group is strengthening its position as an integrated specialised logistics provider.
Strategic location at European logistics hotspot
Legend Netherlands provides comprehensive logistics solutions for bulk liquid products tailored to its customers’ requirements and specifications. Legend chose the Netherlands for its first European office because it is an important logistics hotspot in Europe, and has the highest concentration of logistics service providers. The new office is the 11th establishment of the Legend Logistics Group.
Legend Netherlands’ suite of services includes bulk liquid logistics and tank container specialised services such as washing, storing, heating and handling of tank containers as well as shipment of bulk liquids, door to door. It provides these services both for intermodal and deep-sea routes.
The European branch is managed by Ruben Hofland, who has been in the industry for over 10 years and previously managed a local office of one of the top global tank container lessors with overall responsibility for the management and oversight of the business in North and South America.
Chris van Voorden, Director of Foreign Investments at InnovationQuarter: InnovationQarter as well as Rotterdam Partners and Deal Drecht Cities are glad that Legend Logistics has chosen The Rotterdam – The Hague area their next step in their expansion. With its strong industrial logistic cluster, I am sure Legend Logistics will thrive in Europe. We welcome the opportunity to support the company in their efforts to anchor their business here.”
Lowri van der Linden, director Southeast Asia at the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency, welcomes Legend Logistics Group to the heart of Europe: “I am delighted that Legend Logistics has chosen to set up its operations in the Netherlands. In these challenging times, the Netherlands is still the ideal place to get started on the European market. Our well-known infrastructure both physical and digital connects you to any place in Europe. All combined in a location that is also a great place to work and live.”