Norbert’s Sri Lankan takeover is complete

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Norbert Dentressangle completed the acquisition of Sri Lankan conglomerate John Keells Group’s freight forwarding operations.

The business unit employs 120 people and reported revenues of nearly €8 million for 2011. It has six offices in India, covering the main coastal regions, as well as two in Sri Lanka.

“We continue to strengthen our freight forwarding operations in growing markets and we are now present in all key countries: China, Latin America, the United States, Europe and now India and Sri Lanka. Our network of offices enables us to develop synergies with other Norbert Dentressangle business divisions in Europe,” said Guillaume Col, managing director of Norbert’s Freight Forwarding Division.

Norbert Dentressangle’s freight forwarding business now has a network of 52 offices and 600 employees operating in 13 countries on 3 continents.

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