CH Powell acquires Irwin Brown Company
US-based CH Powell Company has acquired The Irwin Brown Company, a licensed customs brokerage and international freight forwarding firm headquartered in New Orleans LA (USA), with offices along the Gulf Coast.
The acquisition allows CH Powell to expand its import brokerage services in that important region. With growing trade in Central and South America and the continual growth of imports from Asia to the Gulf, CH Powell and the Irwin Brown team is well positioned to expand its national and international foot print.
Robert Powell, VP of CH Powell, comments “Irwin Brown has been an industry leader in customs clearance in New Orleans and the Gulf for 50 years. Its reputation and knowledge in this industry are stellar."
CH Powell Company, founded in 1919, has 18 offices across the USA, and subsidiaries, known as Tandem Global Logistics, throughout Asia and the Netherlands. (mw)
(International Transport Journal ITJ, 10 January 2018)