BDK Informatik joins Aspire Software’s robust transportation and logistics portfolio
Aspire’s Transportation and Logistics portfolio has expanded with Valsoft’s acquisition of BDK Informatik, a Swiss-based provider of transportation, logistics, and communications services.
Now encompassing seven companies, Aspire’s T&L portfolio is even more robust, totaling seven companies within the vertical.
Established in 1981, BDK specializes in digitizing various processes for transport and logistics companies, ranging from order creation and transport planning to order execution and billing.
Erich Bätschmann, Founder and CEO of BDK, expressed enthusiasm about the acquisition, stating,
“Over the years, we have dedicated ourselves to growing our family business and becoming a leading provider of transportation management systems in Switzerland. With Valsoft, we see tremendous potential to take another step into the future. We are excited to continue developing alongside Valsoft and pursuing our plans for the future.”
What will BDK bring to Aspire?
BDK offers industry-specific software modules that allow clients to customize their transport systems and dispatching software to meet their specific needs, regardless of company size or industry. By streamlining the entire transport chain, BDK provides a simpler, more efficient, and cost-effective process.
Michael Assi, CEO of Aspire Software, emphasized the significance of BDK’s expertise in business process transformation and digitization within the transport industry. Assi stated, “BDK is more than just a software solution provider. Their extensive experience in the Swiss transport industry and profound knowledge of the supply chain make them a valuable addition to our portfolio. We look forward to supporting BDK as they reach new heights of growth.”
To read the full press release of Valsoft’s acquisition, click here.
About BDK Informatik
BDK was founded in 1981 with the vision of offering standard software that simplifies the work processes of transport and logistics companies and makes them more efficient. Around 40 years later, BDK has grown from a one-man business to a family business with 20 employees. The software solutions ensure reliable and efficient everyday work for over 100 transport companies.
About Aspire Software
Nurture. Enhance. Grow. As the operational arm of Valsoft Corp, Aspire operates and manages Valsoft’s global portfolio of wholly owned software companies, providing mission-critical solutions across multiple verticals. By implementing industry best practices, Aspire Software delivers a time-sensitive integration process, and the operation of a decentralized model has allowed it to become a hub for creating rapid growth by reinvesting in its portfolio.
About Valsoft Corporation
Valsoft Corporation acquires and develops vertical market software companies through which each business can deliver the best mission-critical solutions for customers in their respective industries or niche. A key tenet of Valsoft’s philosophy is to invest in well-established businesses and foster an entrepreneurial environment that shapes a company into a leader in its respective industry. Unlike private equity and VC firms, Valsoft does not have a predefined investment horizon and looks to buy, hold, and create value through long-term partnerships with existing management and customers.