30 January 2018


The Danish transport company Thermo-Transit, headquartered in Padborg and with operations in five European countries gets new Management.

Thermo-Transits charismatic leader through more than 30 years, Jesper Hansen has decided to step down from daily management, and will become Chairman of the Board of Directors of Thermo-Transit. Jesper Hansen has headed the company for more than 30 years, and has been an integral part of establishing and running the company since its establishment.

- We have in Thermo-Transit been able to build an International transport company during the last more than 30 years, where we have had constant growth. Thermo-Transit is enjoying a strong and positive growth period, and the time is right for me to focus more on strategy and leave the daily management to new people, says Jesper Hansen.

The management change coincides with the fact that Girteka Logistics has completed its investment in Thermo-Transit. The new CEO of Thermo-Transit is Jakob Holm, who is a strong and experienced leader that compliments the leadership established by Jesper Hansen.

- Thermo-Transit, its employees and clients is and has been a big part of my life. It’s therefore a great pleasure that I was able to find and appoint a strong successor. I’m confident Thermo-Transit is in capable hands with Jakob Holm whom I have known and followed for years, says Jesper Hansen.


Thermo-Transit continues as an independent Danish company

Thermo-Transit will continue as an independent Danish transport company, with a strong and resourceful owner who will continue to support the long term positive growth established by Jesper Hansen during the last 30 years.

- It has been a privilege and a pleasure to work hand in hand with Jesper Hansen the last few months, and I’m now ready to continue the leadership he has established, and to implement the plans we have co-developed, says Jakob Holm. CEO of Thermo-Transit.

For further information: Jakob Holm, CEO. Thermo-Transit, (+45) 22 60 58 00


Facts about Thermo-Transit

Thermo-Transit is an independent member of the Girteka Logistics group of companies. The company was established in 1987 and is headquartered in Padborg, Denmark. The company has offices in Norway, Sweden, Poland and Germany. Thermo-Transit had a turnover around DKK 900 mill in 2017 and employs around 600 people.

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Facts about Girteka Logistics

Girteka Logistics is Europe’s biggest asset based FTL Transport Company, the company delivers more than 320.000 Full truck loads annually. Girteka Logistics operates 4.000 trucks and 4.300 trailers operating in Europe, Scandinavia and CIS, with 10.000 professionals. Girteka Logistics industry expertise has made it the FTL carrier of choice for the world’s biggest brands.


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