Global logistics giant DHL to acquire Australian firm Glen Cameron Group

28 June 2022

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Thomson Geer is advising DHL Supply Chains, an Australian subsidiary of global logistic giant DHL, on its acquisition of the Glen Cameron Group, a national road freight and contract logistics company.

The acquisition will strengthen DHL’s position in Australia’s road freight market and create one of the largest logistics companies in Australia with combined revenue of more than A$1 billion.

The Glen Cameron Group operates a fleet of 1000 trucks and trailers and has more than 820 employees around Australia.

The Thomson Geer team was led by Corporate Partner Dan Kramer, who said: “This is a significant acquisition for DHL and Glen Cameron Group, bringing together two leading logistics operators in Australia.

“We’re pleased to be able to assist in a transaction that is transformational for Australia’s logistics industry.”

DHL Supply Chain, Asia Pacific, CEO Terry Ryan said in a statement: ‚ÄúThis acquisition signifies our commitment to grow the business in Australia, enhancing our service offering to provide the best solution to our customers.”

The Thomson Geer team included Special Counsel Lucinda Girdlestone (Corporate), Associate Bronwyn Thomas (Associate), Partner Melinda Graham (Property), Lawyer Geoffrey Milani (Property), Partner Craig Tidemann (Planning and Environment) and Lawyer Lia Bradley (Planning and Environment).