Agility buys Trafinsa
09 / 06 / 2009
AGILITY has bought its long-standing partner in Mexico, Trafinsa and US its affiliate, Trafinsa International.
Headquartered in Mexico City, Trafinsa operates four branches located in Guadalajara, Mexico City, Monterrey and Laredo (Texas). The company provides cargo management, air and ocean export, handling, deconsolidation and documentation services to various industries, including cement, food, brewery and automotive.
“Our relationship with Trafinsa spans 23 years, over which the company has established itself as a growing freight-forwarding player with strong project forwarding capabilities,” said Mike Bible, chief executive officer of Agility Americas. “By merging operations, Agility customers can take advantage of seamless service to and from Mexico, as well as access to extensive industry-specific expertise.”
“The merger reflects Agility’s continuing commitment to Latin America,” said Eduardo Porter, chief executive officer of Trafinsa. “Together, our priority is to offer clients personalised service and practical solutions for their day-to-day freight forwarding operations both here in Mexico and abroad.”
Although only announced now, the signing and closing of the deal took place on 30 Apri.