Customs Support expands European coverage with the acquisition of Transito 2000.

Customs Support expands European coverage with the acquisition of Transito 2000

Customs Support, the leading digital customs broker in Europe, announces the acquisition of Transito 2000. With this acquisition Customs Support expands presence to Spain and emphasizes the importance of local presence with strategic offices close-by clients in the most important logistics hotspots in Europe with broad customs knowledge.

About Transito 2000

Transito 2000, started in 1996, is a highly recognised and leading customs service broker, providing extensive customs knowledge and an experienced and dedicated team of customs experts. With two offices in Algeciras (Cádiz) and the port of Motril (Granada), the dedicated team of Transito 2000 offers customs services for import, export and transit, and inward procedures, ATA documents, customs representation as well as consulting services. The strategical locations enable the team of Transito 2000 to offer excellent customs and consulting services to Asia, Central America, South America, West African and North African countries. The dedicated team of over 40 employees has excellent knowledge of customs and harbour services and works closely together with clients to offer them the most advantageous conditions for their shipments and goods. Among the many long-standing clients are agricultural, automotive and aeronautic companies with focus on digital solutions. Transito 2000 is both AEO and ISO 9001 certified.

“With more than 25 years of customs knowledge, we feel very much at home with Customs Support. Both organisations have a long history of delivering excellent customs and consulting services. With our joint focus on digital solutions and the drive to deliver the best service, we offer our customers the best of customs in Europe.
- José Luis Munoz, Managing Director of Transito 2000.

“With their long history and focus on quality and customs knowledge the team of Transito 2000 will feel very warm welcome to the Customs Support family. Expanding to Spain enables our clients to benefit from the strategic locations of Transito 2000 and the outstanding customs services. I look forward to working with José Luis and his team to offer clients and partners the best European customs and consulting knowledge with local presence .”
- Frank Weermeijer, CEO of Customs Support Group

About Customs Support Group:

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Customs Support Group is Europe’s leading independent, digital and neutral provider of customs services employing >1,500 dedicated customs professionals serving over 12,000 customers annually. Through our extensive service offering and digital capability, we consistently support our customers in maximising regulatory compliance, achieving operational efficiencies, import duty optimisation, duty planning, and ongoing development for a constantly shifting customs landscape.

In addition to traditional brokerage and digital services, Customs Support Group offers customs consulting and gas measurement services. The company is currently active in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Poland, Italy, Ireland, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland.

In Europe, Customs Support Group serves many cross-border clients in several industries such as automotive, food and beverage, and many more. Customs Support is the number one in digital customs and invests substantially in the digitalisation of the customs process.

For more information, please visit https://www.customssupport.com/

About Castik Capital:

Castik Capital S.à r.l. (“Castik Capital”) manages investments in private equity. Castik Capital is a European Private Equity firm, acquiring significant ownership positions in European private and public companies, where long-term value can be generated through active partnerships with management teams.
Founded in 2014, Castik Capital is based in Luxembourg and focuses on identifying and developing investment opportunities across Europe. Investments are made by the Luxembourg-based fund, EPIC II SLP. The advisor to Castik Capital S.à r.l. is Castik Capital Partners GmbH, based in Munich.

If you are the owner of a customs brokerage, gas measurement or other related services business and would like to know more about the possibilities of your business joining Customs Support, please contact Sebastian Ootjers – Director M&A and Corporate Development at sebastian.ootjers@customssupport.com.

If you have any questions, please refer to our Marketing & Communications department at marketing@customssupport.com.