ST. LOUIS, MO (March 26, 2020) — Dot Family Holdings (DFH), the investment office of the Tracy Family, owners and operators of Dot Foods, Inc., the largest food industry redistributor in North America, announced that St. Louis-based TAGG Logistics, an e-commerce fulfillment, retail distribution, and logistics provider, has merged with LeSaint Logistics, an Illinois-based company specializing in customized, integrated transportation and supply chain solutions. DFH acquired TAGG Logistics in September 2018.
The merger of the two companies creates a nationwide network of 25 fulfillment and warehousing facilities, plus transportation management and other value-added logistics services. “We are thrilled to add LeSaint Logistics to our Dot Family Holdings portfolio of companies,” said Heath Hunter, vice president of corporate development for Dot Family Holdings. “This merger expands our e-commerce expertise and adds to our strong foundation of service.”
LeSaint Logistics is known for building strong, long-term client relationships that create value from an integrated solution across warehousing and distribution solutions, freight management, reverse logistics, and refurbishing. TAGG works with fast-growing and emerging brands with an emphasis on e-commerce order fulfillment and omnichannel services, as well as drop shipping through a variety of digital marketplaces. TAGG Logistics and LeSaint Logistics share a broad base of customers in industries focused on consumer-packaged-goods (CPG), health and wellness, beauty aids, durable goods and specialty chemicals.
“TAGG’s direct-to-consumer and omnichannel fulfillment services are a perfect complement to LeSaint’s comprehensive supply chain expertise,” said Tod Yazdi, CEO of the combined operation. “Together, we’re ready to deliver new innovation and value across the logistics industry.”
“The timing was right to partner with TAGG,” said Jeff Pennington, president of LeSaint Logistics. “TAGG’s focus on omnichannel fulfillment creates a substantial opportunity to accelerate our presence in e-commerce fulfillment and offer new, comprehensive solutions that drive even greater customer value.”
The operations of both organizations will continue uninterrupted, with the same customer service and management teams in place.
DFH specializes in distribution-related opportunities and is focused exclusively on acquiring leading middle-market distribution companies with a special interest in master/two-step distribution and any national distribution models. DFH’s approach to acquiring and holding companies for the long term and investing for growth.
Other DFH companies include Grabber Construction Products, Reliable Parts and Triad Technologies. For more information, visit dotfamilyholdings.com. DFH is based in St. Louis, Missouri.
ABOUT DOT FAMILY HOLDINGS
Dot Family Holdings (DFH) is the investment office of the Tracy Family, owners and operators of Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America. DFH specializes in distribution-related opportunities and is focused on reinvesting in businesses, building long-term value, and driving sustainable growth. Other DFH investments include Grabber Construction Products, Reliable Parts, TAGG Logistics and Triad Technologies. For more information visit DotFamilyHoldings.com.