Sydney-based WiseTech Global acquires Italian business

Sydney-based logistics software specialist WiseTech Global has announced the acquisition of Italian software provider ACO Informatica.
According to WiseTech Global, ACO Informatica will remain under the joint-leadership of Managing Director, Raffaele Uria, and General Manager, Bruno Soldati, with the company to be integrated within the WiseTech Global group. It’s the second time in 2017 the company has acquired a European business, after taking over German software company znet group in January.
“We know the ACO team well, both for their innovative customs clearance solutions for Italy and as a WisePartner for CargoWise One,” said Richard White, WiseTech Global CEO. “Now with the team as part of our WiseTech Global family we will work together on delivering more powerful capabilities for customers in the future.”
In addition, ACO will continue to supply products in Italy including U-by-Cargo, Logimatica and Acciseweb along with WiseTech’s powerful global logistics execution platform, CargoWise One.
“At ACO, we have a strong track record of delivering value-adding logistics solutions for our customers,” commented ACO Managing Director, Raffaele Uria. “We are delighted to join the WiseTech Group and together we will focus on providing high productivity customs border clearance and logistics execution software to the Italian and broader European markets.”
Across 125 countries, CargoWise One enables logistics service providers to execute highly complex transactions in areas such as freight forwarding, customs clearance, warehousing, shipping, land transport and cross border compliance and to manage their operations on one database across multiple users, functions, countries, languages and currencies.
Headquartered in Milan, ACO Informatica provides customs and logistics solutions to over 200 customers including DHL, Italsempione, Saima Avandero DSV, SNATT Logistica and Traconf.

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