Peak Group and deugro group have formed K2 Project Forwarding to serve the logistics requirements of the Norwegian market.

“We aim to offer the Norwegian project market a dedicated, highly qualified, and independent project freight forwarder, and we have the ambition to make a difference in the Norwegian forwarding market,” explained Didrik T. Martens, chairman at Peak Group.

Leif Arne Strømmen has been appointed ceo of K2 Project Forwarding. He has extensive knowledge in the freight forwarding business having held several international positions within innovation, projects, oil and gas, and marine logistics. Most recently, he served as vice president – innovation at G2 Ocean.

“Leif Arne Strømmen has achieved significant results in his previous positions and will contribute strongly to the development of K2 Project Forwarding,” said Jan-Petter Slethaug, ceo at Peak Group. “The establishment of K2 Project Forwarding is based on our strategy to develop freight forwarding further in Peak Group, and we have a strong belief that we will provide the market with the highest-quality solutions, both technical and conceptual.”

Peak Group and deugro group expect to cooperate closely in the venture, giving clients access to innovative solutions and an international network. This includes access to deugro group’s IT systems such as the CargoWise transport management system (TMS) and deugro visiotrack, a web-based supply chain management system providing clients 24/7 global access to all cargo information and documentation needed for smooth work processes, ensuring visible, real-time logistics data.

“We are happy to enter into this partnership, as we have found the right partner and the right individuals in Peak Group and K2 in Norway,” said Thomas C. Press, ceo and owner, deugro group.