In its second acquisition within a week, RedPrairie Corp., a provider of supply chain software solutions has completed the acquisition of Shippers Commonwealth (ShipComm), a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of transportation management systems (TMS) and collaborative transportation solutions provider. The acquisition will add an SaaS TMS solution and client hosting programs to RedPrairie’s productivity suite, along with an established portfolio of client success stories and a team of TMS experts providing delivery, support, and expansion programs for clients of all sizes.
The announcement follows on the heels of RedPrairie’s acquisition of SofTechnics, a provider of integrated retail enterprise solutions.
ShipComm and RedPrairie have been strategic alliance partners for more than a decade. Focused on the needs of shippers of all types and sizes, ShipComm’s TMS and collaborative transportation programs currently manage more than 300 enterprise freight sites for large- and mid-cap clients.
Bob Shagawat, CEO and founder of ShipComm, will serve as a strategic advisor during the transition period.