WWEX Group: A Game-Changer in the Logistics Industry Unveils a Unified Identity
In a groundbreaking move, three prominent third-party logistics (3PL) providers, Worldwide Express, GlobalTranz, and Unishippers, have come together to reveal their new corporate identity: WWEX Group. This unveiling marks the culmination of a multi-year acquisition and integration strategy that has propelled WWEX Group into the ranks of the second-largest privately held logistics company in the United States, boasting an impressive systemwide revenue of nearly $5 billion.
Before the acquisitions in 2017 (Unishippers) and 2021 (GlobalTranz), these individual companies operated as distinct entities, each specializing in unique customer segments and product offerings. This symbolic unification ushers in a new era for WWEX Group, characterized by a singular corporate culture and a shared vision for the future.
Tom Madine, the CEO of WWEX Group, proudly states, “Through our family of brands, WWEX Group offers the most extensive distribution model, a top-notch talent pool, industry-leading carrier relationships, proprietary technology, and the most comprehensive suite of shipping solutions in the industry. We possess the scale and expertise needed to allocate additional resources and craft superior offerings for every customer segment and shipping requirement, all while enhancing our collaboration with carrier partners.”
WWEX Group operates through three go-to-market brands, enabling its vast customer base of over 121,000 clients to access cutting-edge solutions, state-of-the-art technology, competitive pricing, and trusted partnerships. With a robust network of carrier collaborators, which includes a strategic alliance with UPS®, WWEX Group’s member companies extend a wide array of shipping solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, mid-market enterprises, and large corporations. These offerings encompass parcel services, less than truckload (LTL) shipping, full truckload (FTL) transportation, managed logistics solutions, and expedited services.
Notably, Worldwide Express, GlobalTranz, and Unishippers will continue to operate as distinct go-to-market brands for WWEX Group, all connected through a consolidated infrastructure that features the group’s proprietary SpeedShip technology platform.
Tom Madine emphasizes, “We are well-positioned to redouble our focus on small businesses and mid-market customers. The mid-market segment, traditionally underserved and overlooked, demands tailor-made strategies, top-tier service, and managed solutions to meet their unique requirements – and WWEX Group is the ideal partner to fulfill precisely that.”
WWEX Group boasts a workforce of over 2,800 employees, 200 franchises, and 500 agents spread across offices and markets nationwide, even extending to Monterrey, Mexico. The corporate headquarters will remain in Dallas at The Stack Deep Ellum, where the group recently inaugurated a newly redesigned office space in the spring of 2023.
Madine emphasizes, “Our people are the core of our business, and under the WWEX Group umbrella, they will have unprecedented opportunities to build enduring careers in the logistics industry – whether as direct employees or by embarking on the entrepreneurial path through franchise ownership or agency affiliations.”
In the previous year, WWEX Group’s extensive network of carrier partners, which includes over 75 leading regional and national LTL carriers, 85,000 FTL carriers, and managed transportation solutions, collectively facilitated 36 million shipments for their 121,000 customers. Additionally, WWEX Group proudly stands as the largest non-retail UPS® Authorized Reseller in the United States and serves as the Official Logistics Partner of NASCAR, showcasing its logistical and shipping expertise in the thrilling world of racing.
With its bold step towards unity, WWEX Group has undoubtedly set a new standard in the logistics industry, promising even greater value and innovation for its diverse customer base and strengthening its position as a formidable force in the market.
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