Done deals: September 22, 2022

by Inside Logistics Online Staff

Globocam & Tardif Diesel

Globocam, Quebec’s largest heavy truck dealership network, has acquired Tardif Diesel in Estrie, an established family business, which specializes in the sale and repair of Freightliner and Western Star heavy trucks. Tardif Diesel was founded in 1981 by Gaston Tardif and Gaétane Plamondon. The Estrie site, now known as Globocam Estrie is being managed by new general manager Dominique Beauregard.

Tecsys & AMG Medical

AMG Medical Inc., a Canadian manufacturer and distributor of home healthcare and medical professional products is implementing Tecsys’s cloud-based Elite Distribution ERP (enterprise resource planning solution) together with Elite WMS, the company’s warehouse management solution.

Valqari & IDU Group

Valqari is combining efforts with IDU Group, to provide drone delivery infrastructure from rooftops and the windows, to a complete product line of drone mailbox and drone locker ground stations. As part of this merger, Ryan Walsh will continue as CEO of Valqari while Kevin Duckers, founder and former CEO of IDU Group, will act as chief operations officer (COO) of Valqari. With 28 patents in 16 countries, Valqari’s Delivery Station is a universal drone receptacle for package delivery and pick-up, working with nearly any drone model.

CargoTech & Rotate

Rotate is CargoTech’s latest member. Founded in June 2022 in The Netherlands, Rotate builds solutions that make intelligent use of the vast amount of data produced and stored by the air cargo industry. Insights gleaned from this data can greatly support airline customers in making commercial and operational decisions. By adding Rotate to its portfolio of companies, CargoTech gains an increasingly important niche focus, complementing its one-stop-shop direction.

Linnworks & SkuVault

Linnworks, which provides e-commerce enablement software and order management systems, is acquiring SkuVault, a U.S.-based provider of inventory management software (IMS) and warehouse management systems (WMS) solutions. Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, will be the majority shareholder of the combined company.