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DSV Panalpina - statistics & facts

DSV Panalpina A/S (DSV A/S) is a Denmark based global logistics and transport company. The story of the company emerges from two distinct origins, namely Panalpina Welttransport AG and DSV A/S. In 2019, DSV acquired Panalpina in a deal worth of 5.5 billion U.S. dollars and DSV aims at full integration of Panalpina into the head company. Since the acquisition of a multinational corporation takes a long time, the estimated cumulative revenue from Panalpina’s and DSV’s operations amount to over 120 billion Danish kroner in 2019.

Acquisition of Panalpina

Founded in 1935, Panalpina was a Switzerland based supply chain, air and ocean freight services provider across six continents. Panalpina experienced strong growth dynamics, becoming one of the leaders in the logistics industry by 2000s. When it comes to the operations of Panalpina prior to its acquisition by DSV, Panalpina was one the largest forwarder of air and ocean freight. Until the acquisition in August 2019, during the first two quarters of 2019, Panalpina transported some 252,000 tons of air freight worldwide. During the same period, the ocean freight traffic of Panalpina amounted to roughly 371,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) globally.

DSV's business operations

Since its establishment in 1976, the progressive strategy of DSV enabled the company to keep up with the pace of change in global logistics and transportation market. Thus, enabling the company to become a world leader. For instance, since 2013 DSV increased the volume of air and sea freight traffic steadily. In 2019, DSV transported over one million metric tons of air freight and, above 1.9 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of ocean freight. During that period, DSV generated globally over 94 billion Danish kroner, which is approximately 14.2 billion U.S. dollars. The acquisition of a large company like Panalpina supported DSV to enhance its market presence in the logistics and transportation industry.

DSV Panalpina's strategy

International competition in the logistics industry is quite fierce and market entrants develop innovative strategies to beat the other competitor. As it can be assumed, the acquisition of Panalpina by DSV was to enhance the market position of DSV against the others in the global market for logistics and transportation. Based on gross logistics revenue, DSV Panalpina was ranked the sixth-largest logistics provider in 2019. Since both firms excelled at somewhat distinct strategy profiles to remain competitive, the making of DSV Panalpina could be promising for the company in upcoming years. Nonetheless, not all multinational corporation acquisitions become successful due to the convoluted nature of trying to integrate two multinational companies into one. Yet, if successful, in upcoming years DSV Panalpina could possibly beat some of the largest competitors in the market, such as Kuehne + Nagel, DB Schenker and Deutsche Post DHL. Therefore, we could potentially expect higher growth of DSV Panalpina in years to come.



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DSV Panalpina - statistics & facts

DSV Panalpina A/S (DSV A/S) is a Denmark based global logistics and transport company. The story of the company emerges from two distinct origins, namely Panalpina Welttransport AG and DSV A/S. In 2019, DSV acquired Panalpina in a deal worth of 5.5 billion U.S. dollars and DSV aims at full integration of Panalpina into the head company. Since the acquisition of a multinational corporation takes a long time, the estimated cumulative revenue from Panalpina’s and DSV’s operations amount to over 120 billion Danish kroner in 2019.

Acquisition of Panalpina

Founded in 1935, Panalpina was a Switzerland based supply chain, air and ocean freight services provider across six continents. Panalpina experienced strong growth dynamics, becoming one of the leaders in the logistics industry by 2000s. When it comes to the operations of Panalpina prior to its acquisition by DSV, Panalpina was one the largest forwarder of air and ocean freight. Until the acquisition in August 2019, during the first two quarters of 2019, Panalpina transported some 252,000 tons of air freight worldwide. During the same period, the ocean freight traffic of Panalpina amounted to roughly 371,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) globally.

DSV's business operations

Since its establishment in 1976, the progressive strategy of DSV enabled the company to keep up with the pace of change in global logistics and transportation market. Thus, enabling the company to become a world leader. For instance, since 2013 DSV increased the volume of air and sea freight traffic steadily. In 2019, DSV transported over one million metric tons of air freight and, above 1.9 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of ocean freight. During that period, DSV generated globally over 94 billion Danish kroner, which is approximately 14.2 billion U.S. dollars. The acquisition of a large company like Panalpina supported DSV to enhance its market presence in the logistics and transportation industry.

DSV Panalpina's strategy

International competition in the logistics industry is quite fierce and market entrants develop innovative strategies to beat the other competitor. As it can be assumed, the acquisition of Panalpina by DSV was to enhance the market position of DSV against the others in the global market for logistics and transportation. Based on gross logistics revenue, DSV Panalpina was ranked the sixth-largest logistics provider in 2019. Since both firms excelled at somewhat distinct strategy profiles to remain competitive, the making of DSV Panalpina could be promising for the company in upcoming years. Nonetheless, not all multinational corporation acquisitions become successful due to the convoluted nature of trying to integrate two multinational companies into one. Yet, if successful, in upcoming years DSV Panalpina could possibly beat some of the largest competitors in the market, such as Kuehne + Nagel, DB Schenker and Deutsche Post DHL. Therefore, we could potentially expect higher growth of DSV Panalpina in years to come.



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