Transportation Insight acquires BirdDog Solutions.

by MM&D Online Staff

Hickory, North Carolina—Transportation Insight, a third-party logistics (3PL) provider, has acquired BirdDog Solutions, a provider of parcel logistics solutions in North America. The transaction adds a suite of services that includes parcel logistics optimization, parcel auditing and advanced parcel analytics.

The parcel logistics technology infrastructure created as a result of the merging of the two companies–Transportation Insight Parcel Solutions Powered by BirdDog–gives Transportation Insight clients Tier One solutions across all transportation modes.

“Integrating the BirdDog Solutions organization into the Transportation Insight enterprise brings our clients more expertise, tools and technology,” says Chris Baltz, Transportation Insight president and CEO.

Transportation Insight Parcel Solutions Powered by BirdDog drives process automation, simplifies complex GL coding, delivers business intelligence and brings clients opportunities for strategic enterprise improvement.

The acquisition of BirdDog Solutions moves Transportation Insight closer to achieving its long-range growth plans. The company projects an expansion to nearly $5 billion in gross revenue by January 1, 2020, becoming the largest and most reputable provider of value-based logistics in North America.

“We are very excited about the positive impact of the industry-leading talent and technology we’ve gained through this acquisition,” says Transportation Insight founder and chairman Paul Thompson. “With the infrastructure we now have in place, we are well-positioned to become the logistics services provider of choice for companies relying on e-commerce as a critical delivery channel.”

With a client base of more than 1,000 companies across all major sectors of the North American economy, the 3PL now sees annual gross revenues of more than $1.55 billion and has more than $4.6 billion in supply chain spend under management.