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Farrow to be Acquired by Kuehne+Nagel

Windsor, ON, November 28, 2023 – Farrow, one of the largest private and family-owned customs brokerage, trade consulting, and logistical services providers in North America, announced today that the company is to be acquired by Kuehne+Nagel Group (Kuehne+Nagel), one of the world’s leading logistics providers. The deal highlights Farrow’s industry-wide reputation, as well as its strength in cross-border customs brokerage, trade consulting, and logistical services capabilities.

Completion of the transaction is expected in the first quarter of 2024, as the acquisition is subject to approval from applicable regulatory authorities. Farrow’s company name, leadership team, and colleagues will remain intact under the leadership of Rick Farrow, Chairman.

“We have been looking for just the right fit for the next step in our company’s journey, and although many companies expressed interest, only one made sense – Kuehne+Nagel – as they are committed to upholding Farrow’s legacy and doing right by its valued colleagues and clients,” said Rick Farrow, Chairman, Farrow. “We are excited to take our successful, long-time family-owned business to the next level and welcome the opportunity to be part of one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Together, we will combine our extensive expertise in customs brokerage, trade consulting, and logistical services with the capabilities and global reach of Kuehne+Nagel to provide extraordinary supply chain solutions for our customers, as well as create new opportunities for career growth for our colleagues.”

Hansjörg Rodi, Executive Vice President, Road Logistics, Kuehne+Nagel added “With Farrow, we acquire a leading, diversified customs broker and logistics company that brings with it a proven track record of success, a growth-oriented mindset, and significant business scalability. The acquisition of Farrow greatly accelerates Kuehne+Nagel’s growth ambitions in the customs market and is a compelling, strategic fit, in alignment with Roadmap 2026, expanding our offering of value-added solutions.”

About Kuehne+Nagel:

With over 80,000 employees at almost 1,300 sites in close to 100 countries, the Kuehne+Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics providers. Headquartered in Switzerland, Kuehne+Nagel is listed in the Swiss blue-chip stock market index, the SMI. The Group is the global number one in air and sea logistics and has strong market positions in road and contract logistics.

Kuehne+Nagel is the logistics partner of choice for 400,000 customers worldwide. Using its global network, logistics expertise and data-based insights, the Group provides end-to-end supply chain solutions for global companies and industries. As a member of the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi), Kuehne+Nagel is committed to sustainable logistics by reducing its own environmental footprint and by supporting its customers with low-carbon logistics solutions.

Media Contact: Rick Farrow, Chairman, Farrow c/o Sandra Garcia, Corporate Director Marketing, Communications and Brand, Farrow sandra.garcia@farrow.com 226-280-5311 (mobile)
Media Contact: Dina Pokedoff, APR SVP Communications, Kuehne+Nagel dina.pokedoff@kuehne-nagel.com 201-539-1135 (mobile)

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