fast forward planning

Ab Ovo

Growing the implementation of advanced planning solutions through developing new regions, new products and new customer segments.

Ab Ovo offers IT solutions for “advanced planning and scheduling - APS” in the European rail, maritime and freight forwarding market, as well as ERP solutions for rail cargo transport. Ab Ovo was founded in 1997 and has since developed into a leading player in its markets. Ab Ovo operates from its headquarters in Capelle a/d IJssel and locations in Amsterdam, Düsseldorf and Stockholm.

Nordian acquired Ab Ovo together with management to further grow its business in APS Rail Cargo, both at current and new clients as well as entering non-rail cargo markets. In addition, growth in new regions US and Asia is targeted through new offices in Boston and Shanghai, while simultaneously expanding Ab Ovo’s product offering, through proprietary development and/or add-on acquisitions.

type of case:
International expansion, Commercial excellence, buy & build

start investment:


“With Nordian’s investment power we can strengthen our leading position in the international Rail Sector and realize our ambitions for our new propositions within maritime and freight forwarding markets.”

Willem-Jan Groenewoud, chairman of the Ab Ovo Group