A.P. Moller – Maersk has acquired Visible Supply Chain Management, a U.S.-based B2C/E-commerce logistics and parcel delivery company.

“We have set out to build strong E-Commerce Logistics capabilities that complement our existing end-to-end supply chain offering. Visible SCM’s operating model and value proposition will strengthen our customers’ E-commerce Logistics, enabling them to sell through any sales channel, deliver in any way and manage their supply chains seamlessly,” said Vincent Clerc CEO of Maersk Ocean & Logistics “While our customers trust us with a wide part of their supply chain, this acquisition will contribute to an even better end-to-end experience by providing more key E-commerce capabilities. The new supply chain architecture allows more of our small and medium-sized customers to tap into the growth driven by the increased online consumer shopping.”

“Integrating our company with Maersk aligns with our values and strategic goal to scale our services to reach more customers with our business model,” said Jared Starling CEO of Visible SCM “Together we can be a trusted partner across all customers’ supply chains and bring our B2C expertise to Maersk customers with direct-to-consumer Fulfillment, parcel delivery and supply chain visibility in an end-to-end offering.:

“Teaming up with Maersk creates an exciting new chapter for our company and enables us to ensure every E-Commerce business has access to an efficient, economical supply chain so they can win with their customers,” Casey Adams president, Visible SCM

“When we talk E-Commerce to customers, they want to significantly grow their business through this channel, handle demand curves better and broaden their reach to the U.S. market and cross border markets,” Narin Phol managing director of Maersk North America. “The combination of Maersk Warehousing & Distribution, Performance Team and Visible SCM will enable a full omni-channel solution to create more reliable delivery flows and bandwidth.”

Ballard Spahr represented Visible Supply Chain Management