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GEFCO Acquires IJS Global

The GEFCO Group, a global player in logistics for manufacturers and in European automotive logistics, has signed an agreement with the private equity fund Nimbus to acquire the Dutch company IJS Global, which specializes in air and sea freight operations.

Founded in 2004, IJS Global is a freight forwarding company whose head office is in Amsterdam. The company currently has around 500 employees and generated turnover of €160 million in 2014. It offers its customers a worldwide coverage thanks to its operational footprint in 16 countries, with expertise centers in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Australia, China and South-East Asia, as well as in the U.S.

IJS Global operates across various business sectors, including pharmaceuticals, humanitarian relief, high-tech, oil & gas, aerospace and fashion.

Source: GEFCO Group

Founded in 2004, IJS Global is a freight forwarding company whose head office is in Amsterdam. The company currently has around 500 employees and generated turnover of €160 million in 2014. It offers its customers a worldwide coverage thanks to its operational footprint in 16 countries, with expertise centers in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Australia, China and South-East Asia, as well as in the U.S.

IJS Global operates across various business sectors, including pharmaceuticals, humanitarian relief, high-tech, oil & gas, aerospace and fashion.

Source: GEFCO Group