SEKO Logistics gets set for ambitious expansion

08 / 02 / 2018

  • Wascher (left) and Gagne of SEKO Logistics

Chicago-headquartered SEKO Logistics is forging ahead with its expansion plans: growing its network, adding partners, making acquisitions – and altering its leadership.

William Wascher has become chairman while James Gagne takes on the role of chief executive alongside his existing position as president.

Gagne said: “We are continuing to focus on organic growth but this alone is not going to be fast enough to satisfy our ambitions in the coming years.

“We couldn’t ask for a better qualified Chairman than Bill Wascher to be working full-time on ensuring we continue to leverage our reputation as a supply chain disruptor which isn’t afraid to do things differently to benefit our customers and which is ready to be judged on its results.”

Wascher’s first major project will be formally announced at the end of the first quarter of 2018.

Meanwhile, he said: “We’re ready to grow at an even faster pace as our upcoming news will demonstrate. We’re evaluating tuck-in acquisitions, partners and ‘out of the box’ expansion opportunities. This includes engaging with small independent forwarders that want to hear about the value of joining our network as well as technology companies in the logistics space that want to join forces with SEKO. We may partner, we may buy.

“The first thing for other companies to realise is that we’re ready to listen - and able to demonstrate what coming together with SEKO can do for them and their customers,” he added.