Our company

Samskip is a global logistics company offering transport and related services by land, sea, rail and air with a particular focus on cost-efficient, reliable and environmentally friendly transport.

With an annual turnover of over EUR 900 million, Samskip is now one of the larger European transport companies, with offices in more than 24 countries in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia, employing approximately 1700 people around the world.

Samskip is headquartered in the Netherlands but was originally founded in Iceland in 1990. Since then, Samskip has produced consistent organic growth complemented by strategic acquisitions.

Samskip’s transportation and logistics activities focus mainly on the following sectors: European multimodal transport, North Atlantic integrated logistics, worldwide temperature-controlled & ambient cargo forwarding and logistics, and finally European breakbulk and project cargo movements.

Kari-Pekka Laaksonen
Group CEO
Eric B. Williams
Kristinn Albertsson

Gareth Sinclar

Frederic Leca

Ragnar Thor Ragnarsson

Samskip is a Dutch company with its headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands which was founded originally in Iceland, in 1990. Since then Samskip has consistently grown and extended its network in 24 countries.

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