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Becker Logistics Acquires Savage’s Third-Party Logistics Business

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Effective November 1, 2017, Becker Logistics LLC, has acquired the freight brokerage business of Savage Companies. With offices in Chicago, IL, Duluth, GA, and Eugene, OR, Savage Logistics LLC provides third-party logistics services that connect shippers with truck transportation providers across the United States and Canada. These services will now be provided under the Becker Logistics name.

With this acquisition, Becker Logistics is now one of the largest third-party logistics providers in the United States. “We are excited to grow our team, expand our locations, network, and strengthen our ability to provide the best service and the best prices for our customers,” said Jim Becker, Founder / CEO of Becker Logistics. “Our goal has always been to make shipping freight a painless, hassle-free process and acquiring Savage Logistics will make it even easier for our customers to get their products delivered on time and in the right condition, wherever they need it.”

Based in Glendale Heights, IL, Becker Logistics has experienced extraordinary organic growth in the last five years. The company opened its second branch office in Barrington, IL in 2015 and then it’s downtown Chicago, IL office in 2017. With the acquisition of Savage Logistics, Becker Logistics will now have six offices strategically located in the Midwest, East Coast and West Coast, with capabilities to serve clients throughout the United States, and shipping in and out of Canada.

About Becker Logistics

With a combined 100 years of transportation management experience, Becker Logistics is a leading provider in the non-asset-based, third-party logistics (3PL) space, specializing in supply chain solutions that create transformational success for manufacturers, suppliers and retailers. Since inception in 1997, Becker has grown organically within this highly competitive area and has become the intermediary for hundreds of customers. Becker offers an array of transportation services for customers ranging from mid-sized manufacturers to Fortune 100 corporations. Becker leverages supply chain experts, proprietary technology and operational expertise to make shipping freight more efficient for customers, giving them a competitive advantage in their industries. Becker’s competitive advantages include their intellectual properties: 3PL 360 | Freight Management Software, 3PL AIT | Artificial Intelligence Technology and 3PL LMS | Learning Management Software. Learn more at www.BeckerLogistics.com.

About Savage Logistics

Savage Logistics is the freight brokerage subsidiary of Savage Companies. Savage Logistics provides third-party logistics services in the United States and Canada, offering non-asset-based services in the areas of van, flat bed, over dimensional, reefer, warehousing, intermodal, LTL, and specialized transportation for various commodities, including agricultural equipment, recyclables, paper, flooring, trade shows, beer, wine, spirits, plastics, and food commodities. Savage Logistics serves shippers, Fortune 500 companies and small businesses. The company was formed in 1983 as Trans Dynamics and was acquired by Savage in 2014. In 2015, Savage acquired 3PL company Only The Best, growing the Savage Logistics produce business. Learn more at www.SavageLogistics.com or www.SavageServices.com.

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Becker Logistics
Jim Becker, 630-283-5020
Founder / CEO
pr@beckerlogistics.com
or
Savage Communications
Jeff Hymas, 801-944-6584
Director
jeffhymas@savageservices.com

Source: Becker Logistics LLC