Transplace’s Acquisition of M33 Integrated to Strengthen Flexible Packaging Sector
November 18, 2015 (Dallas, TX) — Transplace, a leading provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, acquired M33 Integrated, a third party logistics (3PL) provider based in Greenville, SC. The acquisition, announced on September 17, 2015, expands Transplace’s vertical expertise and geographical reach, as well as enhances M33’s operations and ability to provide greater access to market intelligence to customers.
As a member of the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), M33 serves companies in the industry through its combination of proprietary technology and supply chain expertise. Joining Transplace will empower M33 to offer a greater range of services to its customers, especially those in the flexible packaging-related industry. M33’s headquarters and technology center in Greenville, SC and its operations center in Greensboro, NC will be named the Transplace Southeast Center of Excellence and will operate as part of the company’s Transportation Management business, led by President Frank McGuigan.
“We look forward to the continued relationships with FPA members and providing expanded capabilities now available through the Transplace solutions infrastructure,” said Sammy Riddle, Senior Vice President at Transplace, and formerly Co-founder and President of M33 Integrated. “Although we are transitioning to the Transplace brand and name, we are still very committed to serving this industry.”
As one of the leading providers of transportation management services across North America, Transplace helps its customers manage a wide range of logistics and transportation needs by providing customized solutions through a proprietary web-based transportation management system (TMS) platform. The company provides full transportation outsourcing, carrier contracting and negotiation, and intermodal and freight brokerage services to a diverse customer base of manufacturers, retailers, consumer goods and chemical companies.
About M33 Integrated
Established in 1998, M33 Integrated is a lead logistics provider that delivers technology tools and intelligence to reduce costs and automate logistics. M33 offers integrated solutions—Co-Managed Logistics, Freight Settlement, International Shipping, Parcel Management, Freight Brokerage, Capacity Management and Supply Chain Intelligence—and an industry-leading transportation management system (TMS), Blackbeard®, to help overcome business challenges, drive growth and gain a true competitive advantage.
Transplace is a North American non-asset-based provider offering manufacturers, retailers, chemical and consumer packaged goods companies the optimal blend of logistics technology and transportation management services. The company’s services and capabilities include Transportation Management Services, Intermodal, Brokerage and SaaS transportation management (TMS) solutions supplemented by consulting services, supply chain network planning and design, and transportation procurement. The company is recognized among the elite 3PLs for its proven ability to deliver both rapid return on investment and consistent value to a customer base that includes many of the largest shippers in the world.
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