Dachser has acquired ACA International headquartered in Melbourne, giving the German-owned forwarder coverage of Australia and New Zealand.
ACA International employs 56 people and generated revenue of around €75 million in 2021. The privately-owned air and sea freight forwarding company was founded in 1982 has additional offices in Sydney and Brisbane. In New Zealand, ACA International has offices in Auckland, Wellington, and Hamilton. The company also has a branch office in Kansas City, US.
ACA International is also present in the Greater China region but the Chinese locations are not part of the acquisition; Dachser having operates its own locations since 2003.
ACA International’s Adam Cruttenden, will be taking on the role of managing director ASL Oceaniaat Dachser.