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Wednesday, November 25 2020 - 02:56
AIT Worldwide Logistics acquires U.K. residential delivery trailblazers, Panther Logistics
ITASCA, Ill., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

- Purchase deepens AIT's e-Commerce home delivery expertise, grows global 

Supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics today announced the 
acquisition of Panther Logistics, a U.K. firm with expertise in e-Commerce 
residential transportation logistics, specializing in white glove and two-man 

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"I'm proud to share that, even in these challenging times, AIT continues to 
execute on our strategic growth plans, adding valuable teammates, knowledge and 
physical locations to our global network with carefully planned acquisitions," 
said AIT President and CEO, Vaughn Moore. "Beyond that, I'm thrilled to join 
forces and welcome each of the skilled professionals at Panther into the AIT 

This latest acquisition by AIT adds more than 400 people across eight U.K. 
locations to the company's global network. It follows AIT's purchase of Los 
Angeles-based freight forwarder Unitrans International Corporation last year, 
and the 2018 acquisitions of food logistics forwarder WorldFresh Express and 
U.K.-based ConneXion World Cargo.

"The team of logistics experts at Panther is renowned in the United Kingdom for 
their commitment to providing fast, quality home delivery services," said AIT 
Chief Operating Officer, Keith Tholan. "It was clear very quickly that bringing 
the experts at Panther into the AIT network would be a boon for our customers 
looking for affordable, flexible and reliable residential options—particularly 
for e-Commerce deliveries, as that market continues to boom." 

Panther Executive Director, Colin McCarthy, said his team is delighted to head 
into a bright future as part of AIT. 

"For more than 30 years, we've helped businesses provide their customers with 
best-in-class delivery options and unbeatable flexibility, and we're excited to 
continue that tradition on an even grander scale as part of AIT's expansive 
global network," McCarthy added.

Terms of AIT Worldwide Logistics' deal to acquire Panther have not been 

About AIT Worldwide Logistics

AIT Worldwide Logistics helps companies grow by expanding access to markets all 
over the world where they can sell and procure their raw materials, components 
and finished goods. For more than 40 years, the Chicago-based transportation 
management leader has relied on a consultative approach to build a global 
network and trusted partnerships in nearly every industry, including aerospace, 
e-commerce, food, government, healthcare, life sciences and retail. Backed by 
scalable, user-friendly technology, AIT's flexible business model delivers 
precisely tailored supply chain solutions for sea, air and ground freight—on 
time and on budget. With expert teammates at more than 75 worldwide locations 
in Asia, Europe and North America, AIT's full-service options also include 
customs clearance, warehouse management and white glove services. Learn more at

Our Mission
At AIT, we vigorously seek opportunities to earn our customers' trust by 
delivering exceptional worldwide logistics solutions while passionately valuing 
our co-workers, partners and communities.


Matt Sanders
Senior Copywriter
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AIT Worldwide Logistics, Inc.
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Itasca, IL 60143

800-669-4AIT (4248) 

SOURCE:  AIT Worldwide Logistics, Inc.