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It’s official Schenker and BAX Global in Canada are legally merged

Schenker of Canada is pleased to announce that on April 1 2007, Schenker and BAX Global have been legally and financially integrated in Canada. This represents yet another milestone in the integration of these two leading logistics providers, which are now operating as one entity.

“The hard work of the finance and legal teams – in keeping with our integration plan – helped realize this achievement. That integration plan has been at the heart of the success of this merger”, said Claude Germain, Chief Operating Officer of Schenker of Canada. “Our teams proceeded methodically to bring together these two leading businesses. This measured approach has enabled us to retain our talented logistics professionals while ensuring they are fully engaged with our business.”

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“In the months to come Schenker of Canada will continue its efforts to leverage the unique strengths of the now-combined company. We look forward to keeping you informed of our successes.”

Dwayne Hihn, General Manager, BAX Global (Canada) Ltd. adds, “The exciting part of bringing these two companies together over the past 14 months has been the overwhelming support from our employees, vendors and customers as everyone recognizes the strong company we are forming.”

“While integrations can often be unsettling we have found that the complimentary nature of our two companies has allowed us to focus on serving our customers making it virtually seamless to them which again is a testament to the employees and the integration teams.”

Schenker and BAX are joining forces and becoming the industry's leading logistics powerhouse. Together Schenker and BAX are now the world's No. 1 source for European land transportation, No. 2 for global airfreight, No. 3 resource for global ocean freight, No. 6 for global contract logistics and No. 3 for North American integrated heavy freight. Schenker is a part of DB Logistics, the Transportation and Logistics Division of Deutsche Bahn


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