Belgian post operator, bpost, recently announced a majority share purchase of Landmark Global, a U.S. based cross-border parcel logistics provider. Bpost will, through its business unit bpost international, partner with Landmark Global to further expand its international retail operations in the U.S. and worldwide.
The new relationship will allow Landmark to further invest in additional operations and strategic acquisition opportunities. California-based Landmark Global was founded in 2005 and operates a carrier-neutral, cross-border parcel logistics and fulfillment business for multi-channel "business to consumer" organizations that utilize e-commerce, direct response, direct marketing or other direct to consumer strategies.
The company handled over 3 million parcels to Canada and international destinations in 2012.
The company will continue to operate as Landmark Global and be managed by its founding partner Dave Mays. All current senior management positions will remain unchanged.
bpost international (BPI) is a business unit of the Belgian leading post operator bpost and manages international mail and parcel distribution, providing service offerings to customers in Europe, North America and Asia. The Belgian State holds 50% + 1 share of bpost. The remaining shares are held by CVC Capital Partners.