The WACO System appoints DIMOTRANS Group as its new member in France

International multimodal transport and logistics company DIMOTRANS Group joins the largest independent freight forwarder network

London, UK, Tuesday, 4th September 2018 – Independent freight forwarder network The WACO System has appointed DIMOTRANS Group as its new member for France.

Headquartered in Lyon, France, DIMOTRANS Group provides the full suite of logistics services to the fashion, outdoors, wines and spirits, aerospace, industrial project, and e-commerce industries.

“Having a strong European presence is crucial and having members we trust is even more important,” said Richard Charles, Executive Director, The WACO System.

“DIMOTRANS Group represents everything that The WACO System stands for – expertise, integrity, and trust. We are delighted to welcome a member with such strong local connections and knowledge of the region. DIMOTRANS Group’s expertise and experience will benefit our network greatly.”

DIMOTRANS Group offers logistics solutions and multichannel distribution tailored to various types of operations.

“We are proud to join the WACO System which will drive us to develop cross business opportunities with our fellow members,” said Jean-Luc Declas, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), DIMOTRANS Group.

“We will also expand our worldwide coverage, offering our customers high value-added services and end-to-end solutions.”

The WACO System includes 118 independent forwarders in 115 countries and holds two meetings a year facilitating hundreds of bilateral meetings for members to network and grow business.

For more information on The WACO System or to attend the forthcoming Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), which takes place at the Fairmont Makati Hotel, Manila, Philippines, visit

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Jean-Luc Declas, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), DIMOTRANS Group


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Independent freight forwarder network The WACO System has appointed DIMOTRANS Group as its new member for France





Founded in 1973, WACO is the world’s foremost independent global freight management and logistics organisation.

WACO has a community of 118 members in 115 countries with a combined network of more than 400 locations, employing over 21,000 freight professionals who handle over 1.85 million shipments each year including one million tons of airfreight.

The exclusive network has a combined annual turnover of USD four billion.

The company is an Association owned by its members with its Corporate Head Office in Zurich, Switzerland, and operational management in London, UK.

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Founded in 1980, DIMOTRANS Group is an independent French global logistics and supply chain solutions provider.

With a global revenue of €303 million, DIMOTRANS Group is operating in 160 countries with over 1300 employees and 20 locations.

DIMOTRANS Group offers premium end-to-end services to its customers and partners, thanks to its high level of expertise in European road transport, Customs, worldwide air & sea freight, BtoB/BtoC contract logistics, and domestic distribution in France.

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For further information: Sylvie Donati, Marketing and Communication Director, Tel: +33 472932935, sdonati(at)