Phoenix, AZ – April 27, 2015
SP Express, a leading national provider of logistics and order fulfillment services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Marketing Support Solutions, Inc. (MSS), an East Coast provider of high-touch marketing and order fulfillment services for an all-star lineup of clients, including Sony and HTC. The acquisition represents the latest in SP Express’ ongoing expansion of its geographic footprint and broadening of its service offerings.
Dina Crowder, Dave Crowder, and Todd Winterfeldt, former owners of MSS, will assume leadership roles in SP Express, adding corporate development, account management and operations talent, expertise and experience to the SP Express organization. The acquisition provided the owners with liquidity on their investment in the business, an ownership interest and leadership position in SP Express, and the opportunity to continue to run their current business while gaining access to the full support and resources of SP Express.
“We’re excited to have the MSS team join the SP Express organization,” says Mich Bayley, CEO of SP Express. “As we continue our domestic and international expansion, they bring a depth of high value-add marketing and order fulfillment expertise that is a strong complement to our existing service offerings.”
“By combining our companies, we enjoy a stronger competitive position, a national footprint, and greater resources to grow the business,” says Dave Crowder. “SP Express’ advanced order fulfillment systems, discounted shipping rates, and experienced support staff provide greater value for our clients and ensure the continued success of the organization we built.”
The acquisition of MSS’s Virginia-based location provides SP Express with wholly owned distribution centers on both coasts in addition to Dallas and Phoenix. According to Bayley, the company will continue expanding its service footprint into the Midwest U.S. and to key markets including Europe, Canada and Latin America.
About Marketing Support Solutions, Inc.
Marketing Support Solutions, Inc. is a full-service, high touch order fulfillment provider that served as the logistics backbone for its clients’ sales and marketing for 40 years. Located in Lynchburg, Virginia, Marketing Support Solutions, Inc.’s team serves clients with inventory storage, eCommerce support, merchandising and production management, assembly and kitting, program management, and product distribution.
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, visitwww.spexpress.com, contact us online, or call 866-773-7363.