TAGG LOGISTICS ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF LESAINT LOGISTICS

St. Louis-based TAGG Logistics—the e-commerce fulfillment, retail distribution and logistics provider—has acquired LeSaint Logistics, an Illinois-based company specializing in customized, integrated transportation and supply chain solutions. The result creates a nationwide network of 25 fulfillment and warehousing facilities, plus transportation management and other value-added logistics services. Tod Yazdi, CEO of the combined operation, made the announcement.

“TAGG’s direct-to-consumer and omnichannel fulfillment services are a perfect complement to LeSaint’s comprehensive supply chain expertise,” Yazdi said. “Together, we’re ready to deliver new innovation and value across the logistics industry.”

“The timing was right to partner with TAGG,” said Jeff Pennington, CEO of LeSaint Logistics. “TAGG’s focus on omnichannel fulfillment creates a substantial opportunity to accelerate our presence in e-commerce fulfillment  and offer new, comprehensive solutions that drive even greater customer value.”

LeSaint Logistics is known for building strong, long-term client relationships that create value from an integrated solution across warehousing and distribution solutions, freight management, reverse logistics and refurbishing.

TAGG LOGISTICS AND LESAINT LOGISTICS, ADD ONE

TAGG works with fast-growing and emerging brands that have an emphasis on e-commerce order fulfillment and omnichannel services, as well as drop shipping through a variety of digital marketplaces. TAGG Logistics and LeSaint Logistics share a broad base of customers in industries focused on consumer packaged goods (CPG), health and wellness, beauty aids, industrial products and specialty chemicals.

The operations of both organizations will continue uninterrupted, with the same customer service and management teams in place. “What’s new is our ability to accelerate customer value by broadening our technology platform, emphasizing continuous improvement—and above all, focusing on the outstanding service that is the hallmark of both organizations,” Yazdi said.

LeSaint Logistics was advised by Republic Partners and Freeborn and Peters both located in Chicago, Illinois.

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