Our European expansion continues from Switzerland and Germany to Belgium
Packimpex is thrilled to announce that it has acquired the destination and immigration service activities of Gosselin Mobility NV in Belgium. Building on Packimpex’s acquisition in Germany last year, this is the next step in our European expansion plan.
This strategic move will strengthen relocation service offerings for existing and new customers in Belgium and beyond. For Gosselin’s existing relocation customers and partners, Packimpex’s focus will be on continuing to serve their needs through the established local team in Brussels. The team in Brussels will be reinforced by Renate Kalberer, a long-time Packimpex manager who successfully oversaw the integration of Frankfurt-based UTS Relocation into the Packimpex Group.
The service offerings acquired in Belgium include home-search, settling-in, immigration and departure assistance. The household goods moving activities of Gosselin are not part of this transaction. While Packimpex does not deliver moving services by itself, we do have a successful track record of providing one-stop-shop solutions by partnering with Gosselin for moving services.
Damian Aebischer, CEO of Packimpex, says: “This is an exciting development as we continue our expansion in Europe. As the Swiss market leader, we have set our sights on sharing our excellent customer service and relocation offerings to customers and transferees moving to and from other European countries. With an experienced team on site and the knowledge and technology available in our group, we are confident this acquisition will enhance and add value to our current and new customer base.”
Marc Smet, CEO of Gosselin Group, adds: “With Packimpex we already have a trusted and well-functioning collaboration in Switzerland. We know that our customers will benefit from the same level of customer service and an enhanced relocation service offering. Packimpex is well positioned to develop the relocation activities in Belgium. This allows the Gosselin Group to increase its focus on growing and delivering world-class household goods moving services.”
Packimpex looks forward to further developing the German and Belgian markets this year. We plan on combining our award-winning customer service with the competence of the local teams to deliver Swiss-quality services to corporate clients and private individuals relocating to and from these key international markets.