Acquisition further strengthens company’s European Surface
AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–C.H. Robinson (NASDAQ: CHRW) continues to expand its global footprint
with its announcement of the acquisition of Dema Service S.p.A. (Dema
Service) on May 22, 2019. Dema Service is a leading provider of European
road transportation based in Italy.
“The acquisition of Dema Service is an exciting milestone for C.H.
Robinson and will strengthen our existing footprint in Italy, one of the
largest road transportation markets in Europe,” said Jeroen Eijsink,
President of Europe for C.H. Robinson. “We are eager to work with Dema
Service’s customers to offer our full suite of logistics services to
help improve their supply chains.”
This is the second European acquisition for C.H. Robinson in 2019. The
company recently acquired the freight forwarding group Space Cargo,
which expanded C.H. Robinson’s presence in Spain and Columbia.
Dema Service is a privately-owned logistics company providing road
transportation services across Europe. Headquartered in Pescara, Italy,
Dema Service has approximately 100 employees and three offices located
in Italy, Poland and Czech Republic.
“We are excited to join C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest
third-party logistics (3PL) providers, and contribute to the company’s
strong presence in Europe,” said Mauro de Lellis, Co-Founder of Dema
Service. “Our extensive local market knowledge in combination with C.H.
Robinson’s global network will allow us to provide world-class service
C.H. Robinson will integrate Dema Service into its European Surface
Transportation division and single global technology platform,
About C.H. Robinson
At C.H. Robinson, we believe in accelerating global trade to seamlessly
deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. Using the
strengths of our knowledgeable people, proven processes, and global
technology, we help our customers work smarter, not harder. As one of
the world’s largest third-party logistics providers (3PL), we provide a
broad portfolio of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and
managed services for more than 124,000 customers and 76,000 active
contract carriers through our integrated network of offices and more
than 15,000 employees. In addition, the company, our Foundation and our
employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of
organizations. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson
(CHRW) has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997. For more
information, visit http://www.chrobinson.com
or view our company
About Dema Service
Dema Service is a leading provider of truck brokerage in Europe. The
company also provides freight forwarding and other logistics services.
Dema Service was founded in 2004 and is based in Pescara, Italy.
Source: C.H. Robinson
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