CF&S acquires project forwarder DAKO Worldwide Transport
CF&S Group, through its subsidiary CF&S Germany, has acquired 100 per cent shares of DAKO Worldwide Transport. This latest acquisition underlines CF&S’ ambition to develop end-to-end solutions for their global customer base in project logistics and assists CF&S’ growth into a global projects specialist.
“We are happy to welcome the experienced DAKO Worldwide team into the CF&S family. Together we will be able to serve our existing and future customers on an even higher level, offering tailor-made logistic solutions to various industries and markets,“ Tiit Arus, CEO of CF&S Estonia, said.
The founding shareholders of DAKO Worldwide Transport, and the Managing Director Julian Slusarek consider CF&S as the ideal partner to drive the further growth, internationalization, and development of DAKO Worldwide’s services and technology. “This will put DAKO in the excellent position of being able to carry out project transports even more efficiently and broadly as a competent service provider for our customers,“ said Slusarek.
With this change, DAKO Worldwide Transport will continue to operate under its name and lead global logistics projects within CF&S. This cooperation will bring new, creative logistics project solutions to our customer base around the world.
DAKO and its employees will continue to be based and operate at the traditional locations in Düsseldorf and Bremen so that all known contact persons and details will remain unchanged.
Julian Slusarek, who has been part of the team of DAKO Worldwide for 11 years and its managing director for the past three years, will be joined by Michael Decker, the CEO of CF&S Germany to enable the integration into and close collaboration with the CF&S organization for the benefit of the customers of the new group of companies. Michael Decker has 20 years of management experience in complex logistics organizations. The founding DAKO Worldwide Transport shareholders Ralf Grosskopf, Hans Grosskopf, and Norbert Nolte will remain as advisors to ensure a smooth transition of DAKO Worldwide into the CF&S world.