Dicom Transportation Group acquires Orbis Logistics

Dicom adds final mile and cross-dock capabilities in the U.S.

CHICAGO, June 22, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Dicom Transportation Group, a leader in business-to-business transportation services, has acquired Orbis Logistics, which will add "final mile" capabilities and a stronger distribution presence in the United States.

Dicom, based in Montreal, Quebec, continues to execute on its strategy to extend geographic reach across Canada and into the United States, along with expanding its portfolio of transportation and logistics services. New and existing customers will gain access to strategically located distribution centers and final-mile delivery points, which will particularly benefit large-scale retail and industrial customers.

Orbis operates primarily within the Southeast and into the Midwest U.S.  Orbis maintains final mile and cross-dock capabilities in New Orleans, Birmingham, Ala., Lakeland, Fla. and Indianapolis. Dicom will integrate the Orbis service into its portfolio that includes expedited, regional parcel transportation, less-than-truckload (LTL), full-truckload (FTL), cross-border, and final mile network capabilities.

"The additional capabilities provided by this acquisition are consistent with the focus of Dicom since its beginning more than 40 years ago to provide unique transportation and logistics solutions across a variety of industries" said Dicom CEO Scott Dobak. "Orbis Logistics serves as a perfect final mile complement to our current transportation network in the United States, and we are excited to offer these expanded services for both the Canadian and U.S. based companies."

About Dicom Transportation Group
Dicom is a transportation and logistics company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, with offices throughout the U.S. and Canada. Dicom operates three business segments: Express, Freight, and Logistics. Services provided include overnight and second-day parcel, freight transportation, freight management, and final mile services throughout the U.S. and Canada.

About Orbis Logistics
Orbis Logistics began in February 2000 in Indianapolis and has added warehouses in Birmingham, AL; Indianapolis, IN; Lakeland, FL; and New Orleans, LA. Drivers are primarily located in a number of states, ranging from the Southeast to the Midwest.

 

SOURCE Dicom Transportation Group Canada Inc.

For further information: Media contact: Ken Nadler, Chief Commercial Officer, Dicom Transportation Group, (514) 207-3918

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