WiseTech Global acquires SaaS Transportation
May 30, 2018: WiseTech Global has announced the acquisition of SaaS Transportation, a specialist in US transport management solution provider for less than truckload (LTL) shipping.
SaaS Transportation provides LTL and logistics transportation management solutions to third party logistics companies and shippers with integrated quoting, booking and tracking. It also offers a specialist LTL freight rating engine with connections to LTL carriers including FedEx Freight, Con-way Freight/XPO Logistics, Day & Ross Freight, Old Dominion Freight Line, UPS Freight and YRC Freight.
WiseTech global founder and CEO, Richard White, said, “The US road transport industry within the LTL sector is a sizeable market. Adding specialist provider SaaS Transportation, which has connections to over 70 US LTL carriers, valuable market knowledge and US LTL road rate capabilities, to the WiseTech Global group fits into our adjacency acquisition strategy and will extend our road booking and road rates offering to our customer base.”
SaaS MD Ken Pehanick, said, “We are pleased to join the WiseTech group as it brings to us a global infrastructure and significant innovation capacity that will help us accelerate our product development and expand our customer reach.”
SaaS will continue to develop and deliver its LTL shipping solutions directly to its US customers, and potentially to the 7,000 logistics providers across the world that utilise WiseTech’s integrated supply chain execution solutions.