CH Robinson Acquires Transera

Aug. 6, 2008
With the acquisition of Canadian project freight forwarder Transera International, CH Robinson Worldwide expands its global freight forwarding capability

With the acquisition of Canadian project freight forwarder Transera International, CH Robinson Worldwide expands its global freight forwarding capability. Transera, based in Calgary, Alberta, is a non-asset global project freight forwarder handling over-dimensional and heavy lift shipments. It has eight offices in Canada, Dubai, Singapore and the US. Annual gross revenues were approximately $125 million.

Terms of the acquisition were not released.

“We are very excited to bring our capabilities to Robinson and turn international over-dimensional freight shipping into a successful core offering for Robinson's current and future customers,” said Rosemary Marr, founder and CEO of Transera.

CH Robinson Worldwide provides multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions through a network of 221 offices in North America, Europe, Asia and South America.

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