Itella Logistics develops its services in the U.S.


Itella Logistics and Mainfreight USA have agreed to start cooperation starting from September 2011. The relationship includes all eight Itella Logistics homeland countries. With this agreement, Itella Logistics strengthens its position as the service provider in road, air and sea freight forwarding as well as warehousing services and comprehensive logistics solutions in the U.S.

"Mainfreight USA is an excellent partner for us due to its wide service portfolio. The company's strategy and vision also fit perfectly with Itella Logistics' business philosophy. We want to ensure the high level of our global services by selecting partners who are professional, committed and versatile. Mainfreight has an extensive domestic distribution network covering the entire U.S. and also a strong foothold in Australia, China and New Zealand", says Joni Sundelin, the Vice President of Itella Logistics.

Founded in New Zealand in 1978, the Mainfreight Group's revenue is 2 billion dollars. The company has 38 offices in the U.S. and 80 offices around the world with over 3,200 worldwide employees.

More information:
Liaison Manager Paul Savage, tel. +358 40 353 5965
Vice President Joni Sundelin, tel. +358 400 272 995

Itella Logistics supports and develops the business of its customer companies by providing them with service logistics solutions for road, sea and air freight, warehousing and other contract logistics. Customers may outsource an individual element of their logistics process, or even their entire delivery chain to us. Itella Logistics has over 30 offices in eight countries (Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Russia). The company provides global services through its partners. In 2010, the net sales of Itella Logistics (part of Itella Group) was €677 million and it employed 7,700 people.