Des Moines, IA – (August 31, 2011) – JHCI Holdings, Inc., parent of the Jacobson Companies, a leading third party logistics provider, has acquired substantially all of the assets of G-Link Express Logistics (G-Link), an international freight forwarding group based in Singapore effective August 31, 2011. Jacobson has retained all offices, operations and services of G-Link’s Express Network in Asia. G-Link is a fast growing and experienced ocean and air freight forwarding group with offices strategically located throughout the Asia Pacific region offering international logistics services including customs clearance, local delivery and transportation, warehousing, and cargo management. The acquisition of G-Link allows Jacobson to supplement its existing offerings in Hong Kong and China, as well as expand its capabilities in Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore and Malaysia. Effective immediately, G-Link Express Logistics will begin doing business as Jacobson Global Logistics.
“Our strategy to develop our international logistics business continues in the Asia Pacific region through this acquisition,” said Brian Lutt, President & CEO of Jacobson Companies. “G-Link has built solid customer relationships based on a foundation of customer service excellence, best in class operations and value adding end to end solutions. The integration of G-Link into Jacobson Global Logistics will strengthen our Asia operations and add new country locations to support the expanding service requirements of our customers.”
“With the integration of G-Link’s operations in North and South East Asia, Jacobson Global Logistics has expanded services to 16 locations across the Pacific Rim,” said Peter Knapp, President of Jacobson’s International Logistic Services. “Our customers can expect a seamless multi-modal service offering from Jacobson Global Logistics with accurate and timely information, shipment tracking, and origin and destination value added services from the factory floor to our customers’ door.”
About Jacobson Companies
Founded in 1968, Jacobson Companies is a leading third-party logistics service provider offering end-to-end supply chain management solutions around the globe. Our service offerings include freight forwarding (ocean & air), customs brokerage, PO management, consolidation, deconsolidation, warehousing & distribution, contract packaging & manufacturing, staffing solutions and transportation management. Jacobson operates more than 35 million square feet of warehouse space worldwide with approximately 7,000 employees. Jacobson maintains a website