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June 3, 2019 10:15 AM, EDT

C.H. Robinson Acquires European Logistics Firm Dema Service

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C.H. Robinson has acquired Italian transportation company Dema Service S.p.A., according to a news release.

It marks the second European acquisition for C.H. Robinson in 2019. The company also acquired freight forwarding group Space Cargo, which expanded C.H. Robinson’s presence in Spain and Colombia.

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Dema Service is a privately owned logistics company. Headquartered in Pescara, Italy, Dema Service has three offices and about 100 employees located in Italy, Poland and the Czech Republic, according to C.H. Robinson officials. Dema Service was founded in 2004.

C.H. Robinson said it will integrate Dema Service into its European Surface Transportation division and single global technology platform, Navisphere.

C.H. Robinson ranks No. 5 on the Transport Topics Top 50 list of the largest logistics companies in North America and No. 1 on the TT list of top freight brokerage firms. The company also ranks No. 9 on the TT list of top ocean freight forwarders and No. 25 on the TT list of top airfreight forwarders. — Transport Topics