Lineage Logistics LLC, a refrigerated warehouse giant backed by the Bay Grove private equity firm, has picked up Consolidated Distribution Corp., a third-party logistics and re-distribution company. The acquisition makes Lineage Logistics the largest customized re-distribution network in the U.S., according to the company.
Consolidated Distribution, based in Lombard, Illinois, and founded in 1990, serves quick-serve, fast-casual and casual-dining restaurants, as well as retail and manufacturing businesses, with multi-temperature warehouses in Illinois, Georgia and Texas. Lineage Logistics has more than 600 million cubic feet of space at 113 warehouses in 22 states--the second largest refrigerated warehouse network globally, according to the company. The company’s clients include food, retail, agriculture and distribution companies.