Mergers & Acquisitions
Sunset Transportation, a third-party logistics company, acquired 3PL Snowland Freight Services, integrating its offices in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and St. Paul, Minnesota, to the Sunset network. The new branches, which operate under the Sunset Transportation name starting in February 2018, provide expanded coverage and support to Sunset's national freight network in the upper Midwest.
Flatbed transportation solutions provider PS Logistics acquired Shelton Trucking Services, which has approximately 200 drivers. The transaction strengthens PS Logistics' operations in the Southeast and provides additional terminals in Jacksonville, Florida, and Mobile, Alabama.
Software-as-a-Service logistics solutions provider Descartes Systems Group acquired Aljex Software, a cloud-based provider of transportation management solutions. Descartes will integrate Aljex into its Global Logistics Network to provide shippers with improved shipment tracking capabilities and access to carrier capacity.