Supply Chain Company Buys Freight Consolidator
Supply chain management software maker Exel will use United States Consolidation Limited's consolidation and purchase order management technology to beef up its offerings for importers of retail goods.Supply chain management software maker Exel plc. announced today that it is acquiring United States Consolidation Limited for an undisclosed sum. USCL, one of Asias largest consolidators, provides freight consolidation services to U.S. importers and retailers sourcing from Hong Kong and South China. The company also operates facilities in Carson, Calif.
Consolidation software enables shippers to optimize the way goods are arranged for transport, thus reducing the amount a space used and reducing transportation costs.