It has been announced that Ekol Logistics has entered the Bulgarian market making it the 12th country where Ekol has established its own facilities.
Ekol Bulgaria has been established and registered and is expected to be operational in one to two months’ time. The office and cross-dock warehouse with the capacity of nearly 1000 sq m is located in the closest vicinity of Sofia Airport.
Nikolay Stoyanov, Country Manager, Ekol Bulgaria, said of the announcement, “Ekol Bulgaria will provide services of international and domestics FTL and groupage transport. Warehousing services will be provided for bonded and non-bonded goods. The estimated turnover for next 2 years is €4,500,000. We are planning to have 20 employees at the end of the second year of Ekol activity in Bulgaria.” Stoyanov added, “In longer perspective Ekol Bulgaria may offer intermodal solutions to and from other European countries. As the next step of our development, most probably in 2017, we may open offices in Plovdiv and Varna. The fact that a new, ambitious company has entered the Bulgarian market is very good for Bulgarian people and for our economy.”
According to the announcement, Ekol began investing in Europe in 1996 with Ekol Germany, followed by investments in Romania, Italy, France, Ukraine, Greece, and Bosnia-Herzegovina. In 2013 Ekol founded Ekol Hungary and in 2014, Ekol Spain was added to company’s transport network. In 2015, Ekol opened a branch in Poland.
Source: Ekol Logistics