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Customs Support extends German presence with the acquisition of ZSK Customs

Luca

29/06/2022

Marketing Officer

Customs Support, the number one digital customs broker in Europe, announces the acquisition of ZSK Customs GmbH. With this acquisition Customs Support strengthens its local presence in Germany and expands its air freight capabilities.

About ZSK Customs

Started in 2001, ZSK Customs is well known for its outstanding service in declaration of goods, import and export customs clearances as well as transportation and logistics services around all Frankfurt airports. Thanks to a customer centric service approach, the company has grown into a highly valued and AEO certified customs player in the Frankfurt area. With a dedicated team of experienced and motivated customs experts, ZSK Customs has proven to be highly capable of delivering services fast and accurate to its client base. Being at the forefront of implementing digital solutions, the team of ZSK Customs delivers transparent customs services to clients. Both directors, Athanasios Koukaras – Tsismilis and Mladen Petricevic, will remain on board to continue the strong growth journey of ZSK together with Customs Support.

“Joining Customs Support is a great opportunity for both our clients and staff. We can offer clients best in class digital solutions for customs services, while our staff will enjoy the benefits of being part of the number 1 European customs broker.”
 - Athanasios Koukaras, Director of ZSK Customs

“We are convinced that our clients will benefit greatly from the combined customs knowledge and comprehensive network of ZSK and Customs Support in Europe. By joining the leader in digital customs, we can service our clients even more with digital solutions and bring customs declarations to the next level in Germany and abroad!”
 - Mladen Petricevic, Director of ZSK Customs

“With ZSK Customs joining Customs Support, we are offering clients more local presence and customs knowledge in main logistics hotspots in Germany. The team of Athanasios and Mladen is experienced, young and driven to provide the best service to clients! Together with the German team we can offer clients a broad and complete range of customs services in seventeen locations in Germany. Global customs expertise, 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 >1,250 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.