Domek Logistics, a Coop member in Chicago, USA, joins Masterpiece International as a part of their International Logistics Solutions division

Masterpiece International was founded in 1989 as a customs broker, freight forwarder, and logistics provider specializing in the transport of works of art and antiquities

On November 1, 2018, Domek Logistics joined Masterpiece International as a part of the International Logistics Solutions (ILS) division. “We are excited to join Masterpiece and to become part of the broader Magnate Worldwide family. We believe our team is a perfect fit because Domek was built on the same foundational pillars as Masterpiece – experience, knowledge, reputation, and customer service,” said Dave Domek, co-founder of Domek Logistics.

The entire Domek team, including co-founders Dave Domek, Jennifer Parker, John Wember, and Tina Zabielski will remain in place following the transaction and will continue to provide unmatched levels of service to clients. Like Domek Logistics, Masterpiece International was built on the principle that all clients deserve exceptional, personalized service – and the company applies that mission in each of its divisions and offices.

Masterpiece has expanded its service to 17 offices in the US. “We’re delighted to welcome the Domek Logistics’ team to our Masterpiece family,” said Thomas Gilgen, President of Masterpiece International. “We will work diligently to ensure a seamless transition, maintain and exceed service expectations, and introduce new value to Domek’s clients and vendors,” adds Mr. Gilgen.

All the best to Domek Logistics for all their future endeavors!

Navegante acquires North Star World Trade Services and T Brothers Trucking

On behalf of NAVEGATE LOGISTICS (Chicago, Los Angeles and Minneapolis) we would like to inform members that NAVEGATE has acquired NORTH STAR WORLD TRADE SERVICES and T BROTHERS TRUCKING.

Following eight successful years in strategic partnership, Navegate Inc. has acquired North Star World Trade Services and T Brothers Trucking. Navegate, a technology-focused transportation and logistics company, now combines forces with the 47-yearold international freight forwarder, North Star, and 20-year-old domestic trucking and transportation company, T Brothers, to form a third party logistics (3PL) company with expansive expertise.

Joe Pelletier, president of Navegate had this to say, “We have built a company that is substantial and gaining momentum. We have world class technology, carrier capacity, and the right people, enabling us to manage customers’ domestic and international supply chains, faster and smarter than ever.”

In addition, new branding has been unveiled beginning with a new website ( featuring an expanded portfolio of global transportation and logistics services. “Our new website is key in our transformation, as it cohesively brings together all the aspects of the three companies,” said Pelletier, “and helps us showcase how Navegate is here to make the complex simple for our customers.”