August 26, 2014 – Odyssey Logistics (Odyssey), a leader in global supply chain logistics, today announced the acquisition of Alternative Distribution Systems Logistics Company, Inc. (ADS Logistics), a full service metals logistics provider based out of Chesterton, Indiana.
Established in 1978, ADS Logistics offers trucking, warehousing, and intermodal services through its three divisions: Area Transportation, Roll & Hold, and Western Intermodal. Area Transportation utilizes both asset-based and independent contractor fleets, servicing primarily the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, West Coast, and several Southern regions. Roll & Hold has approximately 500,000 square feet of storage space and value added services in five strategically placed locations. Western Intermodal facilities ship material between Chicago, IL and the West Coast and are capable of providing drayage and trans-loading services as well as temporary storage for on-demand shipment to customers.
The acquisition strengthens Odyssey’s existing leadership position. Bob Shellman, CEO of Odyssey, commented, “ADS Logistics is a tremendous addition to our intermodal network and brings both trucking and warehousing capabilities.”
Bill Ritter, President and CEO of ADS Logistics, added, “Becoming part of the Odyssey family of logistics services is an excellent opportunity for us. Odyssey shares our values of safety, service, and professionalism, and with its large network, leading edge technology, and logistics expertise we will provide our customers with an even broader range of services and solutions.”