Werner Global Logistics is the latest acquisition of the fast-growing Scan Global Logistics Group

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January 28, 2021, Scan Global Logistics Group signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Air and Ocean activities of one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the U.S, Werner Enterprises. Together, they enter into a new strategic relationship to offer comprehensive international logistics solutions to Werner’s existing and future North American customers.

Throughout the global pandemic, Scan Global Logistics Group (SGL Group) has been on an expansive journey. Entering markets in new countries, increasing existing and new activities in Austria, Belgium, Poland, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Spain, Germany and Sweden — as the SGL Group has stayed committed to delivering uncomplicated solutions around the world.

“After working with the SGLT team and understanding their core values and capabilities, I am excited for WGL’s international customers, associates and transportation partners worldwide,” said Werner’s Vice Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Leathers. “We are proud of the global operation WGL has built and are confident it will continue to succeed as part of the SGLT family.

“And the feeling is mutual,” says Allan Melgaard, Group CEO of SGL Group:

“We are very excited to welcome our new colleagues and customers. The acquisition is perfectly aligned with our corporate growth ambitions.” 

“With this acquisition, we can grow our network and presence in Mexico, China and North America even more for the benefit of our customers. For us, every challenge is an opportunity to unlock potential, and we will use all our abilities, exploring and understanding our clients’ needs to find the right solutions at the right time.”, Mr. Melgaard noted.

For additional information, please contact:

Allan Melgaard, Group CEO

+45 3248 0045


Julien Ranzato, COO North America, Trans Group
Tel: +1 954 643 3887, email: jran@scangl.com

About Scan Global Logistics:

Scan Global Logistics is a global full-service logistics provider headquartered in the Nordic, who excel in uncomplicating logistics through tailored solutions made by skilled specialists, proud problem-solvers, and passionate entrepreneurs.

Since 1972, the core of our DNA has been a ‘can-do-attitude’, agility and the willingness to always go the extra mile and we are not afraid to go left when others go right. For us, every challenge is an opportunity. We go above and beyond to bring anything to anywhere – whether by road, rail, ocean, air, or any other modes of transportation.

About Werner Enterprises
Werner Enterprises Inc. was founded in 1956 and is a premier transportation and logistics company with coverage throughout North America. Werner maintains its corporate headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska and maintains offices in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Werner is among the five largest truckload carriers in the United States, with a diversified portfolio of transportation services that includes dedicated; medium-to-long-haul, regional and expedited van; and temperature-controlled. The Werner Logistics portfolio includes truck brokerage, freight management, intermodal, international and final mile services.

Werner Enterprises, Inc.’s common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select MarketSM under the symbol “WERN.”