sennder acquires Cars&Cargo

Europe based digital road freight forwarder sennder has announced it has bought Netherlands based freight forwarder Cars&Cargo for an undisclosed sum.

The acquisition will bring 240 chartered vehicles onto the sennder digital platform that will add capacity.

Under the deal the Cars&Cargo management team will join sennder, with founder Bob Snijder continuing as the logistics company’s MD.

David Nothacker, Co-Founder and CEO of sennder, said: “sennder has been on a remarkable growth journey, which has included several high profile acquisitions, contributing to us becoming Europe’s leading digital road freight forwarder. 2021 is all about expanding our existing offering to carriers and shippers alike – our acquisition of Cars&Cargo delivers on this objective. We look forward to working with the talented Cars&Cargo team to digitalize its existing fleet and provide a premium service to the Benelux, German and French markets.”

Bob Snijder, Managing Director and Founder of Cars&Cargo, said: “I look forward to moving our trucks onto sennder’s operating system, sennOS. We share sennder’s vision, to make logistics fit for the future and we feel digitalizing our chartered fleet aligns our collective goal. With sennder we will give the industry greater access to capacity that’s digitally optimised to run as efficiently as possible – that’s an exciting proposition.“