Egis Easytrip Services expands services with acquisition of Versluis
First publishedon www.ITSInternational.com
Egis Easytrip Services has expanded its services to transport and logistics clients with the acquisition of Dutch VAT and excise recovery specialist Versluis, which will also enable Versluis’ customers to benefit from Easytrip’s expertise in European electronic tolling, train booking, ferry and tunnels booking and fuel payments.
The acquisition enables Easytrip to provide its more than 14,000 HGV (heavy goods vehicle) fleets and 500,000 individual customers with a wide range of services such as electronic tolling, ferry and train booking, parking and electrical vehicles payment and VAT and excise recovery from a geographic coverage of 25 local offices across Europe, Morocco and the Philippines.
Emmanuel Michaux, chief executive officer of Egis Easytrip Services, commented: “With this acquisition, Egis Easytrip Services takes a new step forward in its strategic objective to become one of the Top-5 European leaders as international service provider to heavy goods vehicles.”
Auke Schenk, owner of Versluis, said: “I am delighted to join Egis Easytrip Services to further develop our business in Belgium, Netherlands and elsewhere in Europe. I will be able to bring my deep understanding of the VAT end excise business to further strengthen Easytrip activity in this field”.