Inside Logistics

Manitoulin pushes further into U.S. market

Buys Demark Global Logistics of Miami, Florida


October 8, 2019
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TORONTO, Ontario – Manitoulin Global Forwarding (MGF) has acquired Demark Global Logistics of Miami, Fla. U.S.  The acquisition complements the purchase of N/J International Inc. of Houston, Texas in November 2018, and further demonstrates the continued expansion of MGF into the United States, strengthening its coverage, particularly along the Eastern Seaboard.

Established in 1991, Demark Global Logistics provides logistics solutions including freight forwarding, customs brokerage, and warehousing.  Specializing in logistics solutions for general commodities, textiles and furniture, Demark has an additional location in New Jersey and a network of agents around the world.

“We are confident that our customers will be in excellent hands with MGF and will experience a seamless transition,” said Mirna Ramirez, president and chief executive officer, Demark Global Logistics.  “It was important for us to hand over the reins of our family business to a reputable company that strives to make a difference for their customers.”

“Demark is a valuable addition to MGF given its strategic locations in the U.S. which enhances our ability to service all parts of the United States,” said Gord Smith, chief executive officer, Manitoulin Group of Companies.  “A major benefit of this transaction for Demark’s customers is that they now have easy access to all the global supply chain solutions provided by the Manitoulin Group of Companies. We look forward to partnering with them and contributing to their success.”