Agility,a leading global logistics company,announced today that it has bought
its longstanding partner in Mexico,Trafinsa,to "strengthen its existing
presence in the country". The Swiss-headquartered company said it signed and
closed the acquisition on April 30,2009.
Based in Mexico City,Trafinsa
operates four branches located in Guadalajara,Monterrey,Laredo (Texas) and
The company provides cargo management,air and ocean export,
handling,deconsolidation and documentation services to various industries,
including cement,food,brewery and automotive.
"By merging operations,
Agility customers can take advantage of seamless service to and from Mexico,as
well as access to extensive industry-specific expertise",said Mike Bible,CEO,
Trafinsa has created a global import and export
footprint via Agility’s network of offices and customers. Moreover,Agility’s
broad project forwarding expertise allows Trafinsa to tap into industry
verticals in which the company is not currently active