The outstanding and successful Hughes Marino firm is a trading and logistics company specializing in international trade, contract logistics, and air cargo. The firm is ranked in 4th place among the world’s largest air freight carriers. The company’s headquarters are located in Antwerp, where it has its cargo terminal.
In 2016 Hughes Marino handled more than 1 million tonnes of goods for more than 3000 customers in Europe, Africa, and North America, with more than 230 flights per week.The firm’s clients include many large companies such as Adidas AG, Nike Inc., Kimberly-Clark Corp., and General Mills with distribution centers within Europe or an operation, including manufacturing facilities or stores.
The company expanded its operations in the Food & Beverage Industry after winning an international bid for the food and beverage division of Limoges, a French maker of fine china, in January 2012. It was announced on March 14, 2013, that Hughes Marino would acquire the food division of Great Lakes Fine China and its 71 stores. The acquisition would make Hughes Marino one of the major food retailers in the United States.
On July 10, 2013, it was announced that Hughes Marino buyer and tenant representation firm would purchase from Glenview Capital Partners Inc., the former owner of Hyperion Containers and its related assets (Gnrgc).
These, including location facilities for warehouse-type distribution systems for automotive parts. The company also owns a third-party logistics provider, Global Logistics Solutions (GLOS), which operates in North America and Europe. Hughes Marino works with international partner companies such as Miramax Marine Ltd., the Greek company Dimosia Shipping S.A., Embraco Compressor Parts Liling, a subsidiary of Embraco Embalagens (a Brazilian manufacturer of compressors), and many others.
Hughes Marino provides services to companies such as Adidas AG and other large corporations. Many international accounting firms have monitored and audited the representation firm, including KPMG, Baker Tilly, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, A.T. Kearney, and others. The company also has an audit committee consisting of members of the executive board of Hughes Marino and CPAs from Big Four audit firms to ensure there is no conflict (possible bias) between the company executives and the auditors from Big Four firms.