Axe Group

AXE (Ahlers - Xylos - AXE Investments) stands for Access to X-cellent Expertise; the group has controlling interests in Ahlers and Xylos


Ahlers is a family controlled and managed international logistic and maritime service provider with HQ in Antwerp. The company comprises 4 divisions: Agencies (liner and port agent), Forwarding (multimodal transport, specialization: project and break bulk cargo), Logistics (warehousing) and Maritime Services (crewing, ship management and training). Worldwide Ahlers employs 900 staff members in 17 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the CIS and 350 seagoing crew members.

Xylos provides IT solutions from strategic advice on digital transformation to change guidance for users. The range of activities cover the integration of public cloud services with existing technologies (Cloud), providing tools to ensure a multi-device environment (Mobile), the creation or migration of a web-based platform facilitating collaboration among employees (Sharepoint), the implementation of changes through training and communication (Learning). Neo creates surprising learning journeys through animations, gamification, scenarios and social media. Inia is a subsidiary of Xylos and focuses on communication and networking solutions.


AXE Investments is headquartered in Antwerp (Ahlers House)

Noorderlaan 139 B - 2030 Antwerpen