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26. May 2017.

NELT AND DACHSER INITIATE COOPERATION

Balkan region is now connected to the European Food Network. 
 
NELT, distribution, logistics and trade marketing leader in the region of Western Balkan, established cooperation with the largest food logistics network in Europe. A weekly transport line connects the European food exporters with the markets in Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Also the food exporters in the Western Balkan region are profiting from this new cooperation. They now have access to 34 countries in Europe via NELT.
 
With this cooperation NELT has access to the European Food Network, headed by the German food logistics provider DACHSER. The network covers 34 European countries and operates warehouses with a total storage area of around 1,74 million square meters and has around 10.500 reefer trucks at its disposal. NELT is responsible to serve Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
 
“Nelt’s access to European Food Network is another confirmation about our services being fully compliant with high and demanding international standards of our principals. This cooperation represents a step further in development of NELT business operations and for millions of consumers. But also producers in the Western Balkan region it means faster and direct delivery of food products from and to all European markets“ says Ivan Milićević, Nelt LSP Operations and Development Manager.
 
“The cooperation with NELT has come at the right time. The Balkan region is a very interesting market for our export-orientated customers. But so far there was no standardized transport solution for groupage food shipments available. With their experience and leading position in the market NELT perfectly fits into our Network”, stated Oliver Voelk, Head of European Network & Partner Development at DACHSER.
 
NELT, established in 1992 in Belgrade, is a leading distributing company in the region which, within its logistic capacities, provides international transport, storage, customs intermediary, delivery and additional repacking services as well as intermodal terminal services.
 
NELT is part of the NELT Group, an organization employing a total of 3,800 people employees from 11 companies in 7 countries, i.e. Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Macedonia in the territory of Europe and Angola, Zambia and Mozambique in Africa. 
 
DACHSER, established in 1930 in Kempten, is a leading logistics service provider represented with 409 locations worldwide. 27,450 employees have handled more than 80 million shipments and generated a turnover of 5.7 billion Euro in 2016. Together with 11 partners DACHSER founded the European Food Network in 2013. Today the European Food Network consists of 13 partners and 10 associated members covering 34 countries in Europe. 

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