Meerbusch, Germany – By opening a new branch office in Nürensdorf near Zurich, Riege Software International, one of the leading providers of Air-, Ocean- and Customs Software, strengthens its presence in Europe.

The family owned company provides comprehensive software solutions for the freight forwarding industry. Riege Software International already has a local presence in Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. From January 2009 onwards, the new branch office in Switzerland will offer local support and services to Swiss customers. Riege Software International is proud to serve some of the most prominent forwarders, including Apextrans, Dachser, DB Schenker and Logwin amongst others, in the Swiss market.

Andreas Fenner has been named Regional Director of Riege Software International AG in Switzerland. Mr. Fenner brings with him twenty years of experience with the Swiss forwarding industry especially with Swiss customs. “Riege Software International has already been working with Swiss customers since 1985. Opening an office in Switzerland enables Riege Software International to provide localized support to existing clients and to expand our existing client base.” said Mr. Fenner.

To further facilitate growth in the Swiss market, Riege Software International will offer an application for handling Swiss Customs. The application is built on Riege Software International’s modular Scope framework and will be available to customers by spring 2009.

About Riege Software International

Riege Software International is based in Meerbusch, Germany, and provides multi-functional and integrated software solutions for air and sea freight operations, ground handling as well as customs services. A family run business and trusted partner of forwarders, carriers and manufacturing companies, Riege Software employs approximately 80 qualified staff. With profound industry experience and IT know-how the company implements and supports customer-specific projects in all aspects of standard and value-added services, offering a wide range of service and support. Riege Software International supports more than 300 customers worldwide with offices in Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. The list of long-term customers who benefit from Riege software solutions includes Astracon, Dachser, DB Schenker, DSV, Jet-Speed, Kerry Logistics, Logwin, SDV Geis, UTi and Zufall.