Acquisition expands Transplace’s enterprise-class, multimodal platform to include seamless parcel and eCommerce/Direct to Consumer (DTC) integration for shippers
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#3PL--Transplace, the premier provider of logistics technology and services, today announced the strategic acquisition of ScanData Systems, Inc. (ScanData), a leader in parcel transportation management solutions (PTMS). ScanData’s enterprise-class, multi-carrier, parcel shipping solution streamlines and optimizes carrier selection, booking, label printing, tracking, invoice reconciliation and Business Intelligence reporting at scale. The solution covers shipping and logistics needs across the entire parcel life cycle. Specializing in supporting parcel shippers with extremely high volumes and complex shipping rules, shippers will immediately benefit from the current integration of ScanData’s PTMS capabilities into Transplace’s industry-leading Transportation Management System (TMS) and broader logistics platform.
“By enhancing our Platform with ScanData’s parcel transportation management solutions, we support our shipper’s growing eCommerce/DTC needs while increasing their operational efficiencies, customer satisfaction, and optimizing their transportation spend,” said Frank McGuigan, chief executive officer of Transplace.
ScanData powers parcel, package, and packet shipping logistics for some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the world with globally recognized brands in the retail and eCommerce industries including many of the highest volume shippers in the U.S. With an average customer tenure of 14 years, ScanData optimizes more than 400 million parcels valued at over $2 billion annually.
“This is a landmark event for ScanData and our customers because the combination of our offering with Transplace’s world-class Logistics Platform allows us to better optimize the complete transportation needs of clients regardless of mode while boosting on-time performance and customer satisfaction,” said Wes Breyfogle, CEO of ScanData. “Since eCommerce is a must-have for the growth strategy of most businesses today, and the ScanData platform integrates seamlessly into shippers’ many fulfillment systems, the combination of these two sector leading organizations further streamline the supply chain and offer cost savings to Transplace’s customers.”
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About ScanData Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1986 and located in Austin, Texas, ScanData is a recognized leader in Multi-carrier Parcel Transportation Management Systems (PTMS). ScanData's PTMS is designed to be integrated into automated and high-volume supply chain environments with complex optimization requirements, offering single-site to enterprise-wide solutions for shipping, labeling, and manifesting.
Transplace is a technology and services company that hosts a proprietary logistics platform and provides engineering and execution services for global shippers. The platform and service offering deliver process automation, network optimization, and transparency driving an improved service and cost position. Transplace also provides value-added services through our strategic capacity services business (truck brokerage and intermodal) and our border management business, which includes customs brokerage and logistics services on the Mexican border. With over 1,000 customers and $9 billion of Freight Under Management (FUM) in North America alone, and a growing client base in Europe, Transplace continues to deliver the intelligent solutions that grow and differentiate the supply chains of its customers. To learn more, visit www.transplace.com or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
Karen Sage, Chief Marketing Officer, Transplace