Logistics at the speed of thought
For world-class logistical efficiency and expertise, VASCOR, Ltd. is your best choice. Formed in 1987 when Toyota opened its manufacturing assembly plant in Georgetown, Kentucky, we've grown exponentially. And for good reason.
Today VASCOR (Value Added Service Corp.) is a respected, award-winning Third Party Logistics (3PL) provider specializing in solving the automotive industry's unique challenges. Our clients include:
- Automotive OEMs
- Tier One automotive suppliers
- Trucking companies
- Class I railroads
And while we've expanded our scope, capabilities and client base, our client focus remains unchanged and unsurpassed.
So does our obsession with quality. VASCOR's Quality Management System, certified compliant with ISO 9001:2008, drives our performance. This balance between high quality and cost control helps us meet or exceed our clients' expectations year after year.
Our wide range of solutions spans the entire supply chain, supported by cutting-edge technology and experts with a can-do attitude. These and other resources help VASCOR create custom solutions to fit every client's unique operational needs.
For more on how VASCOR can help you operate more efficiently and more profitably, contact us today.
VASCOR completes acquisition of Commonwealth Express
Move positions VASCOR for strategic growth
VASCOR Ltd., a leading global automotive logistics provider, announced today the acquisition of Commonwealth Express, Ltd., a U.S.-based provider of asset-based transportation and brokerage services.
The transaction, which closed 25 July 2014, will accelerate VASCOR’s plans to expand its service offerings in dedicated contract carriage, transactional and truck brokerage to automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers, as well as to companies in adjacent sectors such as industrial manufacturing. The acquisition is expected to boost VASCOR’s 2014 revenue by more than US$ 20 million.
Commonwealth Express will now be rebranded as VASCOR Transport, Ltd, with the majority of its management and driver workforce retained. Combined with VASCOR’s existing asset base, VASCOR Transport will comprise more than 125 drivers and 100 trucks serving a diverse customer group with services primarily in the U.S. east of the Mississippi.
“This acquisition is a manifestation of VASCOR’s strategy to broaden our portfolio of services and allow us to create a larger platform for future growth,” said Bill Garrett, CEO of VASCOR. “VASCOR Transport will now as one entity leverage our combined experience and reach to grow our inbound logistics capabilities, as we continue to deliver service excellence to our customers.”
VASCOR is a joint venture of Singapore-based supply chain management leader APL Logistics and FUJITRANS Corporation of Japan. Formed in 1987, VASCOR offers third-party logistics services to key automotive companies in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and India. Based in Georgetown, KY, it serves major automotive manufacturers or sales entities as well as all Class One Railroads.
VASCOR de Mexico earns Best Service Supplier Award from Chrysler Mexico
Chrysler recently recognized VASCOR with a 2013 Special Recognition Award for going above and beyond in support of the KL launch in the fall. VASCOR provided a myriad of services during the launch that supported the efficient flow of vehicles to the dealers. VASCOR’s significant yard network coupled with leading edge IT applications proved to be a winning combination in bringing significant value to Chrysler. VASCOR very much appreciates the recognition and looks forward to continued success with the Chrysler relationship.