Hillebrand is the leading global player in the alcoholic beverage freight forwarding industry.
Hillebrand is the leading global player in the alcoholic beverage freight forwarding industry, operating primarily via ocean transport. Fully specialized, the company has an active presence in all major wine and spirits producing areas. Headquartered in Mainz, Germany, Hillebrand employs 2,500 people, and is present in 90 countries around the world.
Hillebrand is the world’s market leading logistics provider to the beverage trade. The company has been 100% dedicated to the efficient and cost-effective logistics of beverages since its foundation in 1844 and offers a full range of transportation services and options, from full container loads to groupage shipments, from large volumes of bulk wine to small consignments via airfreight. The company’s activities are also supported by its subsidiary Trans Ocean, the largest flexitank operator in the world providing bulk logistics solutions since 1984. The company has been significantly outperforming its sector peers via a specialization on its core competencies, an entrepreneurial business development strategy and a high degree of professionalism.
As well as offering worldwide logistics services, the Hillebrand Group also offers sophisticated in-house operation and reporting systems which provide customers with complete visibility and control over the supply chain to ensure reliable fulfilment of commercial opportunities. The goal of Hillebrand Information Services is to improve customer service, increase efficiency of order management and improve customers’ control of the logistics process.
Cobepa first acquired 40% of the share capital in 2006. In August 2016, Cobepa increased its equity stake to 55%, alongside the Hillebrand family, management and another investment partner and has since increased its overall stake to 58%.
17.08.2021 / Transaction news
Cobepa and other key shareholders of Hillebrand have signed the sale of Hillebrand to Deutsche Post DHL Group
Hillebrand’s shareholders have signed an agreement to sell up to 100% of Hillebrand to Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL).
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30.06.2021 / Portfolio news
Hillebrand expands its footprint in Iberia and further strengthens its end-to-end service offering in non-hazardous bulk liquids logistics
Hillebrand, the worlds leading forwarding, transport and logistics provider to the alcoholic beverage industry, non-hazardous bulk liquids industry and other products that require special care, officially announces its acquisition of Unedecom; a leading Portuguese logistics service provider specialized in the transportation of non-hazardous bulk liquids and dry bulk products. The company offers a high quality end-to-end service offering to both regional and global customers.
06.05.2021 / Portfolio news
Hillebrand acquires majority stake in VignoblExport
Mainz, Germany, May 6th, 2021 - Hillebrand strengthens its expertise and footprint in small quantity logistics of alcoholic beverages and accelerates its e-commerce activities.
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22.10.2020 / Portfolio news
Cobepa is pleased to announce the acquisition of Braid by Hillebrand
BRUSSELS - October 22nd, 2020 With this acquisition, Hillebrand aims to strengthen its position as a leading global logistics service provider not only for alcoholic beverages but also for other non-hazardous bulk liquids commodities.
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31.08.2016 / Transaction news
Cobepa strengthens its partnership with JF Hillebrand
Cobepa is pleased to strengthen its partnership with JF Hillebrand Group AG, the international logistics service provider in which it first invested in 2006, and to welcome a new partner as co-shareholder alongside the family and management.
#Cobepa #investment #hillebrand
02.04.2015 / Portfolio news
SLG acquires leader in asset-scanning technology
Satellite Logistics Group, a subsidiary of JF Hillebrand and a leading supply-chain solution provider for the beverage industry, announced today the acquisition of AnotherRound Apps (ARA).
25.11.2013 / Portfolio news
JF Hillebrand acquires Satellite Logistics Group
As announced on November 25th 2013, Satellite Logistics Group (SLG), a company specialized in reverse logistics solutions and related services for the beer and beverage industry, was acquired by JF Hillebrand. SLG is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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15.10.2013 / Portfolio news
JF Hillebrand acquires Meerendonk Advanced Logistics
JF Hillebrand expands its wine and beverage logistics services in the Benelux through the acquisition of Meerendonk Advanced Logistics.
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23.05.2012 / Portfolio news
JF Hillebrand named Best Logistics Company
JF Hillebrand has won the Best Logistics Company award at the 2012 Drinks Business Awards held at the London International Wine Fair. It is the third year in a row and the sixth time in eight years that JF Hillebrand has won the prestigious award.
18.05.2011 / Portfolio news
JF Hillebrand named "Logistics Company of the Year"
As winner of the prestigious award in 2010 and in five of the past seven years we continue to be recognized for creation of a highly responsive supply chain, from harvesting to the high street, encompassing a wide range of specially adapted transport solutions for differing client requirements.
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