Coffee Auction Platform with a Future: Vollers Group Acquires Sensible Development Limited's Auction Platform


Bremen, Germany, December 21, 2023 – V-Auction Ltd. as part of the Vollers Group, a Bremen-based logistics company specializing in transport, warehousing and commodity logistics, including coffee, cocoa, tea and metals, has successfully acquired a global online auction platform specialized for coffee (as well as machinery and fundraising) from Sensible Development Limited (in administration). 

Vollers Group, with over 90 years of experience in commodities, logistics and warehouse services, is set to infuse its extensive industry knowledge and IT expertise into the newly acquired platform. This venture marks a significant step for Vollers Group, expanding its capabilities to enhance the overall experience for sellers and buyers on the auction platform. 

In line with this acquisition, the auction platform will be renamed V-Auction and managed by the Groups subsidiary V-Auction Limited, reflecting Vollers Group's commitment to elevating the platform's services and establishing a new benchmark in the industry. V-Auction aims to become a key player in the digital auction space, offering a seamless and efficient experience for stakeholders in the coffee industry and beyond. 

"It is with great excitement and anticipation that we announce the acquisition of Sensible Development Limited's auction platform. At Vollers, we are not just acquiring a platform; we are investing in the future of digital coffee auctioning. Our legacy in coffee, combined with our logistical expertise and commitment to innovation, positions us uniquely to drive positive change in the industry," says Christian Vollers, Owner and Director of the Vollers Group. 

The purchase was carried out by Vollers Group subsidiary V-Auction Limited and comprises of the Goodwill and Business Intellectual Property Rights of Sensible Development Limited (in administration). V-Auction has not assumed any liability of Sensible Development Limited past business activities. The new ownership is dedicated to revitalizing the platform and ensuring its continued success. 



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About Vollers Group 

Vollers Group is a leading logistics company based in Bremen, Germany, with a rich history spanning over 90 years. Specializing in transportation, storage, port and commodity logistics, Vollers Group has established itself as a trusted partner in the global supply chain, with a particular focus on coffee, cocoa, tea, and metals. 

About V-Auction 

Formerly known as Sensible Development Limited's / Sensible Coffee auction platform, V-Auction is now under the ownership of V-Auction Limited as part of the Vollers Group. The rebranded platform aims to revolutionize the digital auctioning experience, offering a user-friendly interface, enhanced features, and a seamless process for buyers and sellers in the coffee and related industries.