Stake in Cargo International GmbH

With effect from 02.01.2014, Emons Spedition GmbH has held a stake in the German online transport agency (Cargo International GmbH). Founder and managing director Alessandro Mastrantonio will still be available to the company as managing director. In addition Mastrantonio, a second managing director has been appointed in Mr Ralf Wieland. The aim of the acquired interest is a link-up of the progressive order-handling platform of with Emons’s forwarding know-how.

Comprehensive shipping for private customers and casual senders
Cargo International offers professional shipping solutions for private customers, corporate customers with occasional shipping requirements, and online traders. At Cargo International, this clientèle benefits from simple shipment handling and comprehensive shipping solutions. The entire booking process is via a specially developed online platform that enables link-ups to various transport partners.

Herbert Putzmann, managing director, Emons Spedition GmbH:

„Our participation offers high synergies and will promote the steady further development of both companies. We have succeeded in taking this big step forward on the online market, which shows how determined we are to move on. The two teams excellently complement one another and confirm our strategy.“

Alessandro Mastrantonio, founder of

„Our vision is a technological one. We stand for simple order handling, quality in all areas and extremely fair prices. With Emons Spedition GmbH on board, we are gaining a strong strategic partner, one who brings along planning certainty and lots of know-how. This partnership gets us even closer to our potential customers and enables us to tap new business fields.“

Cargo International is an online transport agency set up in 2009 with registered office in Villingen-Schwenningen close to Freiburg. The company has 8 employees and expects a 30% increase in sales revenue for 2015. boasts outstanding customer support offered at attractive prices, thanks to the use of new technologies. In addition, new distribution channels are steadily being tapped and internal processes optimised, so that prices can be held and quality standards raised.

About Emons Spedition

Ever since the company was set up in 1928, the name Emons has stood for dependable and flexible transport and logistics services. As a medium-sized, independent, family-run company with more than 100 branches in Germany, Bulgaria, China, Denmark, Georgia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Taiwan, the UAE, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Turkey, Ukraine, the USA and Belarus, Emons Spedition is an established enterprise in this sector.

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