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Auto Logistics Leaders MetroGistics and AmeriFleet to Merge

Auto Logis­tics Lead­ers Met­r­o­Gis­tics and Amer­i­Fleet to Merge

Com­bined Com­pa­ny Will Offer Expand­ed Port­fo­lio of Ser­vices

(PRWEB) Jan­u­ary 2017

Met­r­o­Gis­tics Hold­ings and equi­ty part­ner Tail­wind Cap­i­tal announced the recent acqui­si­tion of Alpharet­ta, Geor­gia-based Amer­i­Fleet, North America’s top fleet logis­tics and ser­vices com­pa­ny. Met­r­o­Gis­tics is major­i­ty-owned by Tail­wind Cap­i­tal, a pri­vate equi­ty firm based in New York. The merged oper­a­tions of Amer­i­Fleet with Met­r­o­Gis­tics, a nation­al­ly rec­og­nized leader spe­cial­iz­ing in vehi­cle-ship­ping solu­tions for cus­tomers of all sizes, cre­ates an unpar­al­leled “one-stop-shop” for dri­ve­away, truck­ing, stor­age, title and reg­is­tra­tion, com­pli­ance and a host of oth­er fleet-relat­ed ser­vices.

Found­ed in 1997, Amer­i­Fleet oper­ates 68 loca­tions through­out the Unit­ed States, Cana­da and Puer­to Rico. Met­r­o­Gis­tics is a mar­ket leader in vehi­cle logis­tics, with a client base that includes OEM vehi­cle man­u­fac­tur­ers, major deal­er­ship groups, and most of the country’s major rental car com­pa­nies.

“This is incred­i­bly excit­ing news for Met­r­o­Gis­tics, Amer­i­Fleet and our com­bined cus­tomer base,” said William Bil­liter, co-founder and man­ag­ing part­ner of Met­r­o­Gis­tics. “Both com­pa­nies have enjoyed steady growth, and once we start work­ing close­ly togeth­er, we will begin tar­get­ing new mar­kets and ser­vice lines that will help us grow expo­nen­tial­ly. We believe that this holis­tic white-glove final-mile deliv­ery ser­vice will pro­vide tremen­dous val­ue to our clients and part­ners.”

“AmeriFleet’s var­i­ous lines of ser­vice real­ly com­ple­ment our core com­pe­ten­cies,” said Scott Naz,” co-founder and man­ag­ing part­ner of Met­r­o­Gis­tics. “We both view our­selves as inno­v­a­tive and tech-savvy com­pa­nies, and now our com­bined enti­ties will spur even more inno­va­tion and accel­er­at­ed growth.”

“Tail­wind has made a con­scious invest­ment in our staff and they are con­fi­dent in their abil­i­ty to grow Amer­i­Fleet and Met­r­o­Gis­tics to new heights,” said Rich Den­nis, co-founder and CEO of Amer­i­Fleet. “They believe strong­ly in what our two com­pa­nies rep­re­sent, and believe the syn­er­gies between our busi­ness­es will tru­ly cre­ate a ser­vice offer­ing unmatched with­in the vehi­cle-logis­tics space.”

“The com­bi­na­tion of these two acknowl­edged fleet logis­tics lead­ers is a win­ning for­mu­la for pro­vid­ing world-class ser­vice and val­ue to our mutu­al clients,” said John Nor­ris, Amer­i­Fleet pres­i­dent. “The com­ple­men­tary nature of our ser­vice capa­bil­i­ties cre­ates the plat­form for deliv­er­ing a mar­ket-lead­ing suite of ser­vices for the com­mer­cial fleet, OEM, deal­er and rental-car mar­kets.”

For more infor­ma­tion about Met­r­o­Gis­tics, call 877–571-6235 or vis­it http://www.metrogistics.com. Find them on Face­book at https://www.facebook.com/MetroGistics. To learn more about Amer­i­Fleet, vis­it http://www.amerifleet.com or call 1–800-728‑9235.
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About Met­r­o­Gis­tics
Met­r­o­Gis­tics is a nation­al­ly rec­og­nized leader spe­cial­iz­ing in cre­at­ing vehi­cle-ship­ping solu­tions for cus­tomers of all sizes. Our focus remains cen­tered around deliv­er­ing on com­mit­ments to both our cus­tomers and ven­dors while using state-of-the-art tech­nol­o­gy to dri­ve effi­cien­cies into the vehi­cle trans­porta­tion mar­ket­place. Through our nation­al­ly con­nect­ed mar­ket­place of car­ri­ers, we have the abil­i­ty to ser­vice all cus­tomer requests large or small, around the block or across the coun­try. For more infor­ma­tion, call 877–571-6235 or vis­it http://www.metrogistics.com and watch a brief video.

About Amer­i­Fleet
Amer­i­Fleet has been North America’s top fleet logis­tics and ser­vices provider for almost 20 years. With over 65 loca­tions – and 800 ded­i­cat­ed pro­fes­sion­als – only Amer­i­Fleet has the size and scope to han­dle any size request across all 50 states, Puer­to Rico and in every ter­ri­to­ry and province in Cana­da. From our core Trans­porta­tion Ser­vices, to indus­try-lead­ing Licens­ing and Com­pli­ance, Stor­age, Major Project Man­age­ment and best-in-class Work Truck, our diverse suite of five care­ful­ly craft­ed ser­vices helps fleet and pro­cure­ment pro­fes­sion­als do more with less, while sav­ing time, mon­ey and resources. To find out more, log on to our web­site at http://www.amerifleet.com, or call us at 1–800-728‑9235 today.

About Tail­wind Cap­i­tal
Tail­wind Cap­i­tal is a lead­ing mid­dle-mar­ket pri­vate equi­ty firm focused on growth-ori­ent­ed invest­ments in tar­get­ed sec­tors with­in health­care, busi­ness and indus­tri­al ser­vices. Tail­wind part­ners with expe­ri­enced man­age­ment teams and entre­pre­neurs to trans­form busi­ness­es through organ­ic growth ini­tia­tives, acqui­si­tions, and oper­a­tional and strate­gic improve­ments. Since incep­tion, Tail­wind has man­aged funds with $2 bil­lion of com­mit­ted equi­ty cap­i­tal, hav­ing invest­ed in 35 port­fo­lio com­pa­nies and 54 add-on acqui­si­tions. Vis­it http://www.tailwind.com.

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