Key Events

EstablishmentJanuary 1997

Establishment of BBL TRANSPORT

International expansionThe 2000's

2001 : A BBL subsidiary is opened in Istanbul to be closer to our customers or suppliers.

As of 2005, the group is developed through a focussed external growth policy:

2005 : Acquisition of ALL TRANSPORTS company in Lyon, specialised in the South of Europe: 130 employees – 30 European countries, from Portugal to Russia and Estonia to Turkey.

2006 : Acquisition of DMS Viamar, we strengthen our seafreight activities.

2007 : Acquisition of ART SERVICES : in order to expand our offer of specific services, we enter a highly demanding niche market: the transport of artwork!

And now ?The 2010's

2011 : Takeover of CHARPIOT, as well as its subsidiary BELLEREAUX. A family company founded in 1921, the Charpiot group is today’s reference for servicing the Swiss territory and managing associated  customs operations with establishments on both sides of the Franco-Swiss frontier.

2012 : Acquisition of ICF Transit, a company specialized in the organization of air transport which will be renamed BBL Cargo.

2013 : Takeover of Eugene MUSSCHE based in Roncq (North of France), a deeply locally rooted family company, managing custom operations since 1920!

2014 : Acquisition of L’IDEAL, a family company founded in 1920 based in Antwerp, freight forwarder registered with the Belgian customs and specialized in the organization of seafreight.

2015 :  Takeover of the family company MARICHAL LOGISTICS (Paris and Lyon) specialist of LCL on the Iberian Peninsula, allowing us to strengthen our quality of service on these countries.

2016 : The CHARVIN TRANSPORTS and CHARVIN LOGISTIQUES join the group to improve the national coverage and provide a strong expertise in logistics.

2017 : Acquisition of DONAU TRANS EST and TIF Paris and Lyon companies. DONAU is specialized on Eastern countries, historical countries to BBL, and TIF is specialized on Southern Europe.

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