Schneider Logistics completes purchase of American Port Services

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Schneider Logistics, an international logistics provider and part of the Schneider National enterprise, announced Monday, Aug. 29 that it had completed its acquisition of American Port Services, a U.S. provider of port transloading/deconsolidation, warehousing and distribution services.

The deal, terms of which aren’t being disclosed, links the resources of the nation’s largest full truckload provider with American Port Services’ transloading and port dray operation.

“Our relationship with American Port Services complements our existing transportation and logistics capabilities with port-based logistics and freight management services,” said Tom Escott, president of Green Bay, Wis.-based Schneider Logistics. “With more than four million square feet of warehousing space and a strong presence at all major U.S. ports, Schneider National can now seamlessly move clients’ cargo across major modes of transportation.”

Based in Savannah, Ga., American Port Services will retain its name and conduct business as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Schneider Logistics. George Powers, president of American Port Services, will continue to lead the organization.

American Port Services has 30 locations in six cities: Savannah; Norfolk, Va.; Charleston, S.C.; Carson, Calif.; Houston and Seattle.