GEFCO acquires Dutch freight forwarder, IJS Global

GEFCO has announced the acquisition of IJS Global. With this acquisition GEFCO has announced it’s intention to consolidate its position in China, South-East Asia, and the United States and expand its customer portfolio, particularly in the fields of pharmaceutics, high-tech products and humanitarian action.

Dutch company IJS Global has around 500 employees with a focus on air and sea freight operations and particular interest in pharmaceuticals, high-tech products, fashion, the oil and gas industry, aerospace, and humanitarian action. The acquisition of IJS Global also allows GEFCO to gain a foothold in the Australian market and extend its European network in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and Germany as well as China, South-East Asia and the US.