Crossminds assisted Lineage Logistics with the acquisition of a facility from Kloosterboer Norway.

Crossminds assisted Lineage Logistics with the acquisition of a facility from Kloosterboer Norway.

Lineage Logistics, LLC, the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions. Lineage acquired its first frozen food warehouse in December 2008. Today, Lineage operates over 330 facilities in 15 countries with over 16,000 dedicated employees.


Lineage serves customers across the food and perishable industries from Fortune 500 companies to growing regional food producers. The company handles and stores an assortment of products while also acting as a distribution partner for some of the largest and fastest growing food retailers. Lineage’s transportation division provides integrated transportation solutions to solve some of the country’s most complicated supply chains. Lineage is also active in other value-added areas of the temperature-controlled supply chain.

Lineage strengthened its position in Europe in 2017 by acquiring Partner Logistics, a market leader in Europe in the field of cold storage. Furthermore, in 2019 and 2020, Lineage strengthened its position with several acquisitions in Europe.



Kloosterboer Norway is a leading temperature-controlled logistics services provider in Northern Europe. The Kloosterboer Norway facility totals 17,500 pallet positions and is strategically located outside of Oslo where it is well-positioned to serve both food producers and retailers.

The Kloosterboer Group is a family-owned company with 95 years of experience in the handling of temperature-controlled food products, such as fish, meat, fruit, fruit juices /-concentrates, dairy and potato products. Kloosterboer develops and provides innovative and sustainable solutions in the supply chain for conditioned food products. Kloosterboer is committed to long-term relationships and wants to make cost savings for its customers and increase the level of service. The company is specialized in warehousing, stevedoring, forwarding, shipping, customs and logistics IT. With over 4,7 million m3 / 700.000 tonnes storage capacity in The Netherlands, Germany, France, Sweden, Canada and South Africa, Kloosterboer is one of the leading companies in this sector.


Members of the Crossmindsteam in this transaction were Pieter Poortvliet en Arjen van de Velde.


Pieter Poortvliet Crossminds
Pieter Poortvliet

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