CV International Announces Acquisition of Waters Shipping Company, Opens Branch Location in Wilmington, NC

NORFOLK, VA / WILMINGTON, NC – September 25, 2017 – CV International (CVI), a Norfolk, VA based freight forwarder and customs broker, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Waters Shipping Company, a Wilmington, NC based independent customs broker and freight forwarder.

Waters Shipping Company was founded in 1960 by O. W. “Bill” Waters. Like CVI, Waters’ business has been built on a results driven emphasis on customer service. Their staff will be joining the CVI team in a new CVI branch office in Wilmington, NC.

“This was a positive development for both of our companies,” stated CVI president Mike Coleman. “We have known Waters Shipping for a long time. Their business philosophy and unwavering dedication to customer service fits very well with our own. We will be in a unique position to serve importers and exporters with an office strategically located at the Port of Wilmington.”

“We are looking forward to joining the CVI team and the expanded support we will have to service our customer base,” remarked Cathy Chafin, Waters’ president. “This was a perfect fit both in terms of maintaining quality personalized service and making the international transportation process seamless to our customers.”

About CV International

CV International (CVI) is a provider of freight forwarding, customs brokerage, regulatory compliance, and international logistics services. A leader in the industry, CVI established its reputation through a strong, reliable staff providing unmatched customer service utilizing industry leading technology. Today, the company maintains fully operational branch offices as well as several sales offices throughout the southeastern section of the United States. The company also maintains a vast network of domestic and international agents and affiliate offices to provide its customers with the highest level of customer service door-to-door and around-the-world.

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