Pharma cert for Dutch forwarder

IJS Global Gefco Netherlands has been awarded a Good Distribution Practice certificate by the Dutch Ministry of Health, with immediate effect. The internationally-recognised certificate shows that the company fulfils the requirements of the European Commission ‘Guidelines on Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human Use’ and of World Health Organization guidelines. [+]

Gefco in control

Gefco Group formally completed its takeover of Netherlands-based forwarder, IJS Global on 15 October Gefco, which is 75% owned by Russian interests, announced the acquisition on 23 September. [+]

IJS sells out to Gefco

GEFCO Group is to acquire the Netherlands-based air and sea forwarder IJS Global following an agreement with the private equity fund Nimbus. Founded in 2004, Amsterdam-headquartered IJS has around 500 employees and operations in 16 countries including the UK Australia, China, South-East Asia and the US. Its turnover was €160 ... [+]

Belgo-Dutch deal

Amsterdam-based IJS Global has teamed up with H.Essers of Brussels as part of on-going development plans. The agreement strengthens IJS Global’s transportation services between Belgium and the its worldwide offices and partners. Headquartered in Genk, Belgium, with a further subsidiary in Romania, H.Essers is one of Europe’s leading independent full ... [+]

IJS signs aeropace deal

IJS Global has signed a global strategic partnership agreement with CTi – Control Towers International - to operate its worldwide Time Critical network. IJS Global is launching time critical solution services to the aerospace industry. CTi – headquartered in Amsterdam in The Netherlands - will manage the process through its ... [+]

IJS recruits pharma expert

Forwarder IJS Global has appointed Josette Wells to the new position of director – healthcare service solutions at London Heathrow where she will be responsible for enhancing pharma processes. She joins the multi-modal operator from Shire Pharmaceuticals where she was associate director responsible for global logistics and distribution. [+]

New owner for IJS

Netherlands-based logistics service provider IJS Global has been acquired by the Dutch investment house, Nimbus. IJS Global is Nimbus' first involvement in the transport and logistics sector. IJS Global's senior management will remain in place, including Sjoerd van Loon as global chief executive officer, while Mike Gillett will become the ... [+]

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