SP Express Acquires Arbor Bay Fulfillment

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SP Express, a national provider of third party logistics and order fulfillment services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Arbor Bay Fulfillment, a Dallas based leader in order fulfillment and third party logistics. The acquisition of Arbor Bay further expands SP Express' presence in the highly strategic Dallas market and the central region and adds new services and capabilities to SP Express' service offerings.

"We are pleased to have the Arbor Bay team join the SP Express organization. We continue to aggressively expand our organization, or distribution center network and our service offerings. And we continue to look for acquisition candidates, particularly in the Midwest region of the U.S., Canada and Europe, that may have an interest in joining our global network and organization," said Mich Bayley, CEO of SP Express.

Bayley further states, "We continue to execute on our strategic plan of growing the company with distribution centers in key regional markets throughout the country and internationally. With an expansive distribution network, we are able to offer clients quick access to many markets, rapid order turnaround with quick and timely deliveries to their customers, and all at the lowest possible cost for our clients. Furthermore, through our investment in Day 2 (www.day2now.com) and our omni channel marketing services, we are able to quickly open up new marketplaces and sales channels for our clients' products."

Arbor Bay has a long and successful history of working in the health and beauty fulfillment industry and has extensive experience in both direct to consumer and retail fulfillment. "One aspect of the acquisition we are particularly excited about is the extensive knowledge of medical device kitting that Arbor Bay brings to the table," said Niel Randall, VP of Sales and Marketing at SP Express. "Arbor Bay has a long history of excellence in medical packaging and kitting solutions and the SP Express team is excited about the opportunity to further grow and develop this business."

"I am thrilled to join the SP Express team. We talked to a number of potential partners and selected SP Express based upon their vision and business strategy for building a global network with marketplace marketing expertise," said Marian May, former President of Arbor Bay. "In addition, they have great technology and systems and a great array of services that will help our clients further grow their businesses."

About SP Express:

SP Express is a leading national provider of third-party logistics and order fulfillment services for a broad spectrum of businesses across multiple channels and industries. With a network of strategically located and modern warehouse and distribution facilities nationwide, and a sophisticated suite of complementary service capabilities, SP Express maximizes cross-channel efficiencies to deliver a seamless customer experience. For more information, visit www.spexpress.com or call 866-773-7363.

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