SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- England Logistics, Inc., a leading provider of third party logistics and supply chain engineering services, today announced that it has acquired TMS Technologies, LLC, in Alma, Michigan. TMS Technologies was founded in 2003.
"Our reputation for quality customer service has been the hallmark of our offerings," said David Brookhouse, CEO of TMS Technologies. "Along with adherence to our mantra of 'Relentless Innovation', this places TMS Technologies on the forefront of TMS software development. Bringing the breadth and depth of England Logistics' expertise together with the technology that TMS Technologies has created will move the bar upward for all logistics providers."
Through this acquisition, England Logistics has acquired a variety of logistics related technologies and tools including a web-based transportation management and supply chain visibility system, a parcel auditing solution and its proprietary, and a cutting edge Logistics Technology Framework on which it is building its next generation of logistics technology solutions.
Using cloud technology originally developed by Google, TMS Technologies offers shippers and logistics providers customized and cost-effective solutions tailored to their supply chain needs. These include custom ERP/CRM integration points, least cost route management, electronic freight tender, supply chain visibility, automated supply chain problem detection and isolation, service provider performance reporting, and detailed logistics analytics.
"The acquisition of TMS Technologies' tools and expertise is another step in our quest to constantly improve our clients' ability to monitor, visualize, and manage their logistics spend," said Jim Monkmeyer, Managing Director of England Logistics' Supply Chain Engineering business unit. "Our employees and the technology investments we're making will ensure we continue to outpace our competition."
About England Logistics, Inc.
A wholly owned subsidiary of global transportation leader C.R. England Inc., England Logistics is the 11th largest freight brokerage firm in the industry. England Logistics offers a vast portfolio of non-asset based transportation solutions ranging from full truckload sourcing, dry and temperature-controlled LTL and parcel, special projects engineering, global sourcing, and complete supply chain engineering. England Logistics is well positioned to provide the strategic partnership that customers need to gain competitive advantage in today's global economy through flexible, cost-effective transportation analysis and solutions. For more information visit http://www.englandlogistics.com.
SOURCE England Logistics, Inc.