The courier company Cargus announced that it has reached a final agreement to take a majority stake in the provider of e-fulfillment services and customized logistics solutions Eops Solutions (QeOPS), while its founders will keep a minority stake.
"The acquisition allows Cargus to expand its range of services, offering our customers personalized e-fulfillment services and to further support our commitment to digitizing and streamlining operations. We are excited about this partnership and look forward to working with Paul and the QeOPS team, ”said Jaroslaw Sliwa, CEO of Cargus.
The acquisition will strengthen Cargus' value-added service offering for its customers, in line with the company's strategic investments over the past two years, focusing on digitization and improving the overall customer experience.
Moreover, the transaction underlines the company's commitment to the e-commerce segment, which expects to continue its upward trend, with a double-digit increase in the coming years, says Cargus.
"We are pleased to collaborate with Cargus in the next phase of growing the e-commerce ecosystem in Romania. In our view, Cargus' capabilities and infrastructure, combined with QeOPS 'emphasis on fulfillment, will enable the group resulting from this transaction to provide the best-specialized solutions to both companies' customers, "said Paul Copil, co-founder and CEO of QeOPS. He will retain a significant minority stake and continue to lead QeOPS in its next phase of growth, with the support of Cargus.
Cargus is the most experienced company in the fast courier services market in Romania. The company has expanded over its 30 years of operation, currently having over 5,000 employees and collaborators who offer courier services to individuals and legal entities through a national network of 56 Ship & Go centers, where customers can pick up or drop off parcels for delivery, 5 national sorting centers, 51 operational centers and a team of over 2,450 couriers making over 40 million deliveries per year.