- New Corporate Structure Enhances Scope, Range of Services and Delivery
TORONTO, March 12 /CNW/ - SCI Logistics Inc. announced that it intends to
enter into an agreement under which AMG Logistics Inc. and First Team
Transport Inc. will join the SCI Logistics group of companies. SCIL's current
subsidiaries include Progistix-Solutions Inc. and Assured Logistics Inc. The
combination will solidify SCI Logistics Inc. as the leader in high
performance, outsourced supply chain and logistics services for Canadian
businesses. The transaction is scheduled to close in March 2007.
Jim Eckler, the president and CEO of SCI Logistics Inc., stated, "This
new relationship between SCI Logistics and AMG marks an exciting new chapter
for outsourced logistics services in Canada. Canadian businesses can access
world class logistics services with unrivalled knowledge, scope and national
Garry Smith, the founder and Chairman of AMG will become a shareholder
and a member of the Board of Directors of SCI Logistics Inc. Mr. Smith, in
commenting on the value that this transaction will bring to current and future
clients said, "Integrating the quality focused culture at AMG with the breadth
and scale of the Progistix and Assured businesses creates a powerful logistics
services organization which will serve companies across Canada."
Together, the SCI Logistics group of companies will offer clients the
most complete range of supply chain services and solutions in Canada, tailored
and customized for each client, to securely manage mission-critical product
and data assets. By bringing a disciplined approach to supply chain lifecycle
management, SCI Logistics Inc. is well-positioned to help clients of all sizes
better manage their supply chain requirements.
About SCI Logistics Inc.
100% Canadian owned, SCI Logistics Inc. is a holding company established
to enhance client competitiveness through the specialized service offerings
and capabilities of the supply chain services companies in the SCIL family.
About Progistix-Solutions Inc. & Assured Logistics Inc.
Progistix-Solutions Inc. and Assured Logistics Inc. are two of Canada's
leading logistics outsourcing providers. Established in 1995 and based in
Toronto, Progistix's professionals design, implement, and operate logistics
solutions for national and international clients with complex supply chains
involving aftermarket field services and retail fulfillment. Clients include
Bell Canada, Pitney Bowes, Siemens, and Xerox. Assured Logistics serves
leading retail Canadian clients, such as Amazon.ca, Canada Post, and Lowes
Canada with advanced merchandising fulfillment services.
AMG Logistics Inc. and First Team Transport Inc. have served Canadian
companies with valuable logistics services for over 30 years. Their reputation
for quality service and high flexibility is well recognized by their clients.
Rogers Communications, Xerox, and Trane, along with a number of successful
small and medium sized entrepreneurial businesses, view AMGL and First Team as
important partners in determining the success of their overall supply chain.
For further information:
For further information: Fred Kulach, VP, Client Relations, (416)