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AIT Worldwide Logistics buys freight forwarder

Unitrans International Corporation is a Los Angeles-based freight forwarder offering specialized services

August 6, 2019

ITASCA, Illinois – AIT Worldwide Logistics has bought Unitrans International Corporation, a Los Angeles-based freight forwarder with expertise in a variety of specialized services.

“I’m excited to continue the implementation of AIT’s growth strategy with our investment in this acquisition,” said AIT president and CEO, Vaughn Moore.

“Moreover, we are delighted to welcome everyone at Unitrans as the newest members of our team. Their vast experience with high-quality, specialized international logistics services will strengthen AIT’s solutions and advance our company’s vision by boosting our global reputation.”

This latest acquisition by AIT follows two deals last year to acquire food logistics forwarder WorldFresh Express and U.K.-based ConneXion World Cargo in October 2018 and December 2018, respectively.

Unitrans president Andrew Schadegg said, “Our discussions with AIT management and staff provided us a very clear indication that our company cultures are very similar. We also share a ‘can-do’ attitude that will enable both AIT and Unitrans to grow and succeed together in the future.”

Terms of AIT Worldwide Logistics’ deal to acquire Unitrans International Corporation have not been disclosed.