DPD takes minority stake in Ninja Van

International last mile delivery company DPD Group has invested in Singapore based Ninja Van.

Ninja Van is a technology based last mile delivery specialist working into five countries in Southeast Asia. It has delivery networks in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

According to a statement from DPD, “By becoming an investor in this rapidly growing parcel delivery service provider in South East Asia, DPDgroup intends to better understand and seize the business opportunities of the local domestic markets, and to provide fruitful connections to its many existing investments and partners worldwide”

“As parcel delivery expert, DPDgroup is very proud to count Ninja Van among its new international partners. This will give us insight in one of the fastest growing logistic market of the world and create many opportunities for cross-border connections with our many existing own or partner operations in Europe, Africa, Turkey, Russia, Brazil or India,” said Paul-Marie Chavanne, President and CEO of GeoPost.

The statement from DPD described Ninja Van as a company that, “exists to revolutionise logistics through its technology-enabled delivery systems in Southeast Asia (SEA). Combining passion for harnessing cutting-edge technology solutions and in-depth knowledge of e-commerce needs, Ninja Van ensures that logistics is a simple and seamless affair for its business partners and consumers. Just like real Ninjas, Ninja Van are dependable and deliver on their promises.”

The SEA countries’ economies are growing very strongly, with e-commerce in consistent double digit growth. The DPD investment should deliver great returns.