cargo-partner acquires German last mile specialist Repalog
As part of its continued growth in the e-commerce sector, the international transport and info-logistics provider has partnered with German distribution and last mile specialist Repalog.
E-commerce has been a rapidly advancing trend for years, and the Covid-19 pandemic has further accelerated the growth of online sales as well as the demand for B2B and B2C e-commerce services. To extend its expertise and complete its portfolio of services, cargo-partner has purchased the German company Repalog – a fully integrated network carrier for international and intercontinental shipments – effective April 1, 2021.
Stefan Krauter, CEO of cargo-partner, explains: “Our investment was motivated by our desire to strengthen our global network with additional capabilities for cross-border e-commerce services and to offer our customers an integrated solution, including the air and sea transport. or rail – combined with last mile services. Repalog will perfectly complement our service offering in our key markets in Europe with its range of processing, parcel distribution and return services. We can now create even faster, flexible and cost-effective end-to-end solutions for our customers: from transportation and consolidation to customs clearance, warehousing and last mile distribution. “
Based near Frankfurt, Repalog will be integrated into cargo-partner as a new subsidiary. Along with the acquisition of Repalog, cargo-partner has also created a new division, focusing exclusively on the development and promotion of product solutions for the e-commerce sector worldwide.
Repalog is currently integrated with over 100 local and international parcel service providers and handles over one million parcel shipments per year, allowing customers to benefit from a variety of options and competitive rates. In addition, the company offers a complete software solution for price comparison, tracking, label printing and returns management. This platform will now be integrated with cargo-partner’s own supply chain management platform to ensure a seamless experience for customers of logistics providers.