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Odyssey Logistics acquires RPM Consolidated Services, Inc.

The acquisition enhances Odyssey’s position as a leader in domestic freight forwarding services and expands the company’s Multimodal Global Solutions Division portfolio
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January 30, 2020 – Odyssey Logistics (“Odyssey”), the global leader in complex logistics and technology solutions, announced the acquisition of RPM Consolidated Services, Inc. (RPM), based in Fullerton, CA, effective January 28, 2020.

Odyssey specializes in comprehensive global logistics and transportation services, including intermodal, trucking, bulk container, global forwarding and transportation management services, which are supported by a proprietary, global technology platform. RPM is a full-service logistics and warehousing provider specializing in Jones Act markets, offering door-to-door ocean, ground and air freight forwarding services to Hawaii and Puerto Rico, with extended services to AlaskaGuam and the Caribbean. RPM is a certified SmartWay Transport Partner, critical to upholding the safety and environmental standards of the transportation industry.

“This is a highly accretive transaction that complements our acquisition of AFF Global Logistics in 2018. We’ve long respected the supply chain network built by RPM as we continue to expand our domestic freight forwarding services,” said Bob Shellman, CEO of Odyssey. “RPM and Odyssey have common goals: constant innovation, quality service and secure freight delivery. Together, our companies can help more customers keep up with the increasing demands and shipment security requirements of transporting their goods – and, with the support of RPM’s domestic network infrastructure and operations, we’ll have even more robust services to offer our customers.”

RPM will join Odyssey’s Multimodal Global Solutions Division, led by division president Keith Hancock, which seamlessly integrates acquired business units into complementary modes and freight service offerings on a global scale.

“We’re thrilled to welcome RPM into the Multimodal Global Solutions Division and bolster our value proposition within similar business units,” says Hancock. “RPM has strong domestic forwarding ties in Jones Act markets, highlighted by a unique door-to-door service to Hawaii providing all modes logistics and warehousing services.”

Shawn Duke, President, RPM Consolidated Services, Inc. also added, “This is an incredible opportunity for RPM. We’re looking forward to the impressive footprint this creates for the industry and the opportunity to join the freight forwarding portfolio of Odyssey and its Multimodal Global Solutions Division.”

About RPM Consolidated Services, Inc.
Founded in 1985, RPM Consolidated Services, Inc. is a full-service provider of asset and non-asset based transportation services headquartered in Fullerton, CA. RPM specializes in domestic offshore freight forwarding between the US mainland and Hawaii, Puerto Rico, The Virgin Islands, Caribbean Islands, Alaska & Guam with company offices, warehouses and cross-dock facilities spread across California, Hawaii, Florida and Puerto Rico. RPM’s offshore services are supported by its branded subsidiary operations including Royal Hawaiian Express, Royal Global Express, Inc and RPM Transportation (Hawaii), Inc. RPM is also known for its exceptional levels of services within California for LTL, TL, and ocean container drayage services provided by RPM Transportation, RPM Truckload, and RPM Harbor Services. RPM’s warehouse division provides container transloading, pool distribution/consolidation and the ability to move product anywhere in North America using our non-asset based transportation management subsidiary, RPM Logistics.
About Odyssey Logistics

Odyssey Logistics is a global logistics provider with a freight network exceeding $3B. Our portfolio of multimodal logistics services includes intermodal, rail, ground transportation, warehousing, LTL and LCL consolidation, managed services and consulting. Our adaptive approach to solving modern logistics challenges differentiates us in the markets we serve. In addition to being certified by the American Chemistry Council as a Responsible Care® partner company we consistently exceed customer expectations by integrating analytics, carrier relationships, specialized assets, sustainability strategies and deep international expertise. Our unique approach ensures that customer shipments keep moving at full speed, even in the face of ever-changing market headwinds. Our Cloverleaf® program turns our deep commitment to sustainability into a growth engine for all stakeholders, including customers, carrier partners, consumers, investors and colleagues. Odyssey prioritizes community giving through its Project Outreach program and supports numerous charitable organizations, including Junior Achievement®. For more information visit

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