Tramo & Nippon Express Group: a firm step towards the future

Chiasso, August 29, 2023 – Tramo Group, an international leader in the transportation of high-end furniture and furnishings, is pleased to announce a significant milestone on its path of growth and success. Upon completion of a thorough process to analyze the best strategic opportunities for the Group’s future development, the parent company’s board of directors ratified the decision to join the network of companies of Nippon Express Group, a leading international player in logistics and transportation with important operations, relationships and contacts in the “Lifestyle” segment, through a sale and purchase agreement of Tramo SA shares to Nippon Express Italia S.p.A.

The desired acquisition is expected to be finalized by November 2, 2023

This transaction represents an extremely important step for Tramo and Nippon Express Group: there are numerous synergies that can be captured through the combination of the two entities and the sharing of their know-how, given the unique and complementary resources of the two companies.

This agreement marks an important turning point in the history of both organizations and consolidates Tramo’s leadership position in the U.S. and European markets by opening up extraordinary opportunities in new markets. With the support of a highly-structured global player, Tramo’s customers and employees will benefit from the expanded offering encompassing new services and even higher quality standards.

“A big step forward for a common future in the international market that will allow Tramo to be a major player also in Asia. The synergy in the high-end segments between the two companies will allow to speed up our growth worldwide. A great opportunity for everyone.”
Giovanni Di Maggio Group CEO TRAMO

Nippon Express Group

Founded in 1937 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Nippon Express Group or “NX” (parent company Nippon Express Holdings, Inc.) is a leading logistics company in Japan and internationally, providing complete logistics solutions for land, sea and air transportation. NX employs more than 73,000 people in 49 countries and more than 700 locations. Listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, NX has a market capitalization of more than 4.8 billion euros and a consolidated turnover of nearly 20 billion euros in 2022.

Nippon Express Europe GMBH headquartered in Dusseldorf is the hub for the EMEA market, where more than 3,300 employees work. It was founded in 2012 and operates in railway, air, ocean and port transportation, warehousing and distribution services.

Nippon Express Italy

Nippon Express Italia, founded in 2020 and headquartered in Scandicci (Firenze), was born from the combination of three leading companies in the High Fashion/Apparel segment – Nippon Italia Srl, Franco Vago Spa (in 2013) and Traconf Srl (in 2018) – and is at the center of the global development plan of the “Lifestyle” division of Nippon Express Group. The company employs 1,800 people and is present in 75 locations in Europe, the U.S. and Asia, with a consolidated turnover of nearly €1 billion in 2022.

Tramo network

We are present throughout Europe and on the main continental markets with a network of operating subsidiaries and loyal partners that share the same expertise. We work with highly-specialized teams, whose experience in the field is regularly enhanced through industry-specific training.