The Rhenus Group, Germany, acquired Rodair, a Canada-based customized logistics solutions specialist.

Rodair handles international freight forwarding, project logistics, courier, warehousing and distribution, 3PL services and e-commerce solutions, and provides customs clearance.

“The acquisition of Rodair Group marks an important step for Rhenus in establishing a network in Canada. Rodair’s entrepreneurial and family oriented history and conviction to the same values will make an important contribution to the ongoing growth of the Rhenus Group. Combined with a strong focus on customer relations, we are gaining experienced employees with local expertise for the global operations of the air and ocean business unit at Rhenus Freight Logistics,” says Jörn Schmersahl, chief executive officer of Rhenus’ air and ocean Americas unit.

“Being integrated into the Rhenus Group enables us to become part of an entrepreneurial global enterprise with depth expertise and passion, which offers us the best prospects for long-term and sustainable development,” adds Jeff Cullen, chief executive officer of Rodair. “This investment in growth, people and technology also offers a wider range of individual opportunities to our employees, and will also be for the benefit of our present and future customers.”