The Acquisition of Direct Shot Distributing Enables LEGACY Supply Chain to Augment its eCommerce Services

By Logistics Tech Outlook | Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The acquisition of Direct Shot Distributing will enable LEGACY Supply Chain Services to provide better eCommerce offerings to its clients.

FREMONT, CA: Of all the trends of the twenty-first century, a few have experienced the phenomenal growth equivalent to the eCommerce industry. People from almost every demographic prefer shopping online as it offers convenience as well as cost-effectiveness. The rise of eCommerce has also led to the growth of its sub-sectors, including the eCommerce supply chain.

To bolster its standing in the supply chain market, LEGACY Supply Chain Services recently acquired Direct Shot Distributing from Harbert Mezzanine Partners. The rebranding will make Direct Shot a subsidiary of LEGACY.

LEGACY Supply Chain Services possesses the expertise of over 40 years in the industry, providing logistics services to clients located across the U.S. and Canada. It offers personalized, quality 3PL solutions including warehousing and distribution, eCommerce fulfillment, transportation brokerage, and dedicated fleet. It specializes in delivering dynamic supply chain solutions which enable the clients to overcome their logistics challenges.

The acquisition of Direct Shot Distributing is per its expansion strategy in the North American high-volume eCommerce Fulfillment market. It will enhance the company’s current omnichannel supply chain solutions offering. The addition of operating sites in Indianapolis, IN, and Ontario, CA will strengthen LEGACY’s foothold in the Midwest and south Californian markets.

LEGACY’s latest move is a giant stride toward its continued strategic development to establish itself as the leading U.S. and Canadian 3PL solutions provider. Its investment in eCommerce fulfillment and automation capabilities will augment its capabilities to a higher level, enabling them to provide innovative solutions to support the clients’ evolving businesses.

The workforce of LEGACY was enthused to welcome the Direct Shot Team into their fold. The current head is to retain his position as the leader of the operating subsidiary, while also working as the VP of eCommerce Fulfillment for LEGACY. The senior leadership team of Direct Shot will remain in place to serve the existing customer base and manage the operating locations of Direct Shot Distributing.

The new acquisition expands LEGACY’s network of operating sites in the US and Canada to over 50, including 15 eCommerce fulfillment operations serving customers across the eCommerce channels, including direct-to-customer, direct-to-retail, direct-to-distributor, dropship, and business-to-business.

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