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CH Robinson to buy Combinex

[ May 12, 2021   //   ]

US-owned forwarder CH Robinson is to buy Benelux region operator Combinex Holding. The former’s president of Europe, Jeroen Eijsink described it as “a great opportunity for CH Robinson and will strengthen our existing footprint in Europe, particularly our presence in Western Europe.

“Combinex will also offer us additional haul capabilities with a dedicated fleet, expanding our reach in the short-medium haul market.’’

Combinex foiunder and chief executive Arie Troost added:  “Combining our diversified, loyal client base, reliable network of transporters and dedicated fleet and owned trailers with CH Robinson’s scale and expertise, will allow us to provide even better services to our customers.”

The announcement follows CH Robinson acquisitions in 2019 of Italian-based road specialist Dema Services and Spanish forwarder Space Cargo.