CH Robinson expands in Italy

US transport company, CH Robinson, has announced the acquisition of Italian road transport business, Dema Service.

“The acquisition of Dema Service is an exciting milestone for CH Robinson and will strengthen our existing footprint in Italy, one of the largest road transportation markets in Europe,” CH Robinson President – Europe, Jeroen Eijsink. “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 CH Robinson in 2019. The company recently acquired the freight forwarding group, Space Cargo, which expanded CH 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 CH Robinson, one of the world’s largest third-party logistics (3PL) providers, and contribute to the company’s strong presence in Europe,” Dema Service co-founder, Mauro de Lellis. “Our extensive local market knowledge in combination with CH Robinson’s global network will allow us to provide world-class service to customers.”

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