Health and safety of our employees, customers and suppliers is our highest priority. This means that we closely monitor the development and statements made by relevant authorities in the countries concerned.
Two years ago, NTEX initiated a collaboration with the customs management experts Ecus in the customs handling of transport to and from Norway. When NTEX’s Customs Manager, Jenny Wallberg, visited the Customs Podcast at the beginning of the year, she talked about how the collaboration has now expanded to the UK, and the company's customs handling in connection with Brexit.
In February, the TYA (Transport Trades Occupational and Safety Board) presented a report showing continued high number of applicants for Sweden's upper secondary school’s vehicle and transport programs, but also that the proportion of girls in the second year today amounts up to 27 percent.
Today, Dagens Industri, one of Sweden’s largest business media published a great piece on our CEO Thomas Ström and the story of developing and managing NTEX, the largest private freight forwarder in Sweden.
It is now official that NTEX acquires Gothenburg-based JEK Forwarding AB, a transport company focusing on sea and air freight. This is NTEX seventh company acquisition in two years and it means that NTEX, through acquisitions and organic growth, will have a turnover of SEK 2.4-2.5 billion in 2020. This will make NTEX the largest private freight forwarder in Sweden.
In 2015, NTEX established its first own terminal in Norway. Since then, the business has expanded greatly, with a doubling of the number of employees and a terminal and warehousing operations that has grown from 3 500 to 10 000 square meters. In order to meet this increased demand, operations must now be further broadened.
Flexibility, responsiveness and short lead times were some of the reasons why the large industrial company Valmet chose NTEX as a carrier. Finnish language skills were another reason that facilitated coordination for transport between different markets.
As a worldwide player, NTEX is represented all over the world. To meet new and existing partners, the company is part of four major global partner networks in transport and logistics. NTEX Business Unit Manager, Jerry Nilsson, has participated in four meetings during this year.