- 2 July 2019
- Transport / Logistics Services
US based international e-commerce delivery firm Asendia Holding AG has rebranded as Asendia USA after acquiring a major US logistics firm.
The company is a partnership between La Poste and Swiss Post, and has recently acquired Globelogistics, Inc as part of its drive to establish itself as an e-commerce logistics player in the
The acquisition allows the company to provide online retailers and other businesses that wish to send mail or parcels internationally, with nationwide access and combined synergies in six major gateway processing centres, including Miami, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
Michael Hastings, Asendia USA’s outgoing CEO, and one of the original owners of the company since its founding in 1986 as Brokers Worldwide, will remain as Asendia USA Chairman and a member of the Board of Directors of Asendia USA.
“I am excited about the opportunity to work with so many talented people who work at Asendia USA and Globegistics,” said Rob DiVincenzo, who was President & CEO of Globegistics, and who will join Asendia USA’s Management team as CEO. “Michael has left behind a well-established dynamic company that has always excelled in the US market. Thanks to his leadership, Asendia USA is positioned well to be the market leader in US outbound cross-border parcel and mail distribution. Our talented team has been working closely together to provide a seamless transition to one US entity. Our US footprint (6 operating centers), postal ownership, global commercial relationships, and new technology platform, Asendia One, will provide our current and future customers with a delivery experience that no other US company can provide.”
“As CEO of Asendia USA (formerly Brokers Worldwide) since 1986, our ambition has been to remain true to our values of Trust, Friendliness, and Ease of Use,” said Michael Hastings. “Moving into my new position with Asendia USA, I could not be more confident that we will continue to live those values with Rob DiVincenzo taking over the role of CEO. With Rob’s experience, values, and leadership ability combined with the exceptional teams from both companies, our customers and employees can expect a seamless transition.”