Kerry takes stake in Italy’s Tuvia
09 / 05 / 2017
Asian forwarder Kerry Logistics is to buy a majority stake in Italy’s Tuvia Group.
Tuvia Italia is active in air, maritime, land, multimodal shipments, and integrated logistics in Italy. Headquartered in Milan with offices in Verona, Venice, Trieste, and Nerviano, the company manages over 25,000sq m of logistics space.
As ISO9001 certified company, it is also an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO), a certified International Air Transport Association (IATA) agent and a member of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Association (FIATA).
Tuvia Italia will be integrated into Kerry Logistics’ European network and continue to be led by its existing management team including managing director, Alessandro Canese (pictured), who said: “We look forward to being part of the Kerry Logistics global family and to working on the successful growth of the European network.”
In the past six months, Kerry has made with acquisitions in Spain and Germany, and opened a new office in Warsaw, Poland.
Managing director of Europe, Kerry, Thomas Blank, said: “We have been striving to build our presence in Italy over the years and we are glad to have Tuvia joining our global network. We will continue to strengthen our coverage in Europe to ensure we deliver comprehensive logistics services globally with local knowledge.
“Kerry Logistics’ existing Italian client base will benefit from Tuvia’s expertise and full range of services. We will further develop our offering in the region and enhance our freight forwarding capabilities in providing innovative solutions to meet the ever-changing business needs of our clients.”
Owner and CEO of Tuvia Group, Marco Oriolo, added: "I am proud to have found a partner that shares values, vision, and the commitment to successfully driving the businesses of our clients through innovative logistics solutions.”