MGF WWIL logos Manitoulin Global Forwarding (MGF) has acquired World Wide International Logistics (WWIL), a customs brokerage and freight forwarding company that operates out of Chicago, Illinois. The acquisition expands MGF’s footprint in the US and will provide WWIL customers with additional service offerings through the Manitoulin Group of Companies’ extensive global network.

World Wide International Logistics is a customer-focused customs brokerage and freight forwarding company driven to tailor-make solutions which fit their customer’s individual needs.

“We immediately recognized the complementary culture and focus on superior customer service at WWIL,” said Dwayne Hihn, president, MGF. “Our goal is to be the most reliable global shipping partner to our customers. With acquisitions such as this one, we further strengthen our ability to service different vertical markets across the globe and provide end-to-end service for our customers.”

“WWIL customers, and our team, will benefit from easy access to Manitoulin Global Forwarding’s comprehensive portfolio of offerings,” said Paul Cincinello, president, WWIL. “Our mission has always been to provide personalized service and a competitive rate structure to enhance our customer’s ability to compete in the marketplace. Now we will have the ability to provide end-to-end service which creates added consistency and confidence.”

“We are pleased to welcome the WWIL team to our group,” said Gord Smith, chief executive officer, Manitoulin Group of Companies. “Chicago is an important hub, so strategically this acquisition enhances our ability to service all parts of the US. We look forward to partnering with the WWIL team and contributing to their continued success.”