Rakuten Super Logistics Announces the Acquisitions of FirstMile and IFS360
Salt Lake City—Rakuten Super Logistics (RSL), the national leader in e-commerce order fulfillment, announced that it has acquired Salt Lake City-based FirstMile and IFS360. FirstMile and IFS360 provide complete e-commerce solutions including warehousing, fulfillment, and shipping.
“We are excited to welcome FirstMile and IFS360 to the RSL family” said Michael Manzione, CEO of RSL. “The acquisitions will position RSL well in a strategic regional market while offering our clients greater access and choices for growing their business, competing and delivering an improved customer experience.”
The strategic acquisitions of FirstMile and IFS360 offer compelling partnership opportunities. IFS360 gives RSL immediate access into the Salt Lake City market. FirstMile offers an opportunity for RSL clients to use its transportation network, infrastructure and experience. Collectively, RSL customers will appreciate the increased network and complimentary services.
“Becoming a part of RSL’s family accelerates our growth and allows us to better support our customer base.” said Devin Johnson, CEO and Founder of FirstMile and IFS360. “This acquisition fuels our ability to improve our product offerings, grow our infrastructure and increase our scalability, which at the end of the day, creates much greater value for our customers and partners around the world.”
RSL, FirstMile and IFS360, with their complementary solutions and services, will continue to expand their network and order fulfillment services. The acquisition enhances RSL’s ability to further improve transit times and shipping costs to their clients.
About Rakuten Super Logistics
Rakuten Super Logistics is a leader in e-commerce order fulfillment. RSL’s nationwide network of fulfillment centers allows leading e-commerce retailers to reduce shipping costs, improve order accuracy, decrease shipping times, and increase customer satisfaction. RSL’s state-of-the-art technology and cloud-based fulfillment platforms fully integrate with major e-commerce platforms including: Rakuten.com, Shopify, Amazon, Magento, Walmart Marketplace and eBay.
FirstMile is an e-commerce parcel carrier that provides the best price and shipping service for e-commerce retailers. FirstMile offers delivery solutions including same day local delivery and ground-based options. The company processed more than 21 million packages last year.
IFS360, sister company to FirstMile, is an integrated fulfillment operation. IFS360 offers solutions for the full range of needs in e-commerce fulfillment including receiving, returns management, shipping, kitting, and subscriptions box campaign management.