time:matters acquires customs broker and handling companies


time:matters has fully acquired CB Customs Broker and Customs Broker Cargo Handling, providing opportunities and extensive customs clearance and handling expertise.

Both companies will continue to act as neutral partners and offer their existing services including customs clearance and cargo handling to forwarders, integrators and courier companies.

Founder and managing director, Stelios Ntounakis will remain in his roles and manage the businesses together with time:matters.

Ntounakis says: “CB Customs Broker and Customs Broker Cargo Handling will continue to go from strength to strength under the time:matters umbrella. As Managing Director of the Customs Broker companies, I will work closely with time:matters. This will ensure the continuity of the business model and maintenance of existing customer relationships into the future as well.”

time:matters managing director, Alexander Kohnen says: “This acquisition represents a continuation of our growth strategy and means we can incorporate decades of customs clearance and cargo handling expertise into time:matters services. We will be able to respond even more flexibly to customer requests, reinforcing our claim to be the premium provider of special speed logistics.”