Aptean Acquisition of TOTALogistix Enhances its Ability to Help Companies Optimize Logistics



Aptean provides mission-critical enterprise software solutions worldwide to help manufacturers and distributors run and grow their businesses. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Aptean has offices in North America, Europe and Asia.

Orrick advised Aptean in its acquisition of TOTALogistix, which provides supply chain technology that lets organizations – including manufacturers, retailers and distributors – execute complex inbound and outbound shipping. Its proprietary solutions help companies solve logistics challenges with shipping requirements of all modes of transportation, from overnight letters to ocean containers.


The addition of TOTALogistix complements Aptean’s capabilities in supply chain products, enhancing Aptean’s ability to help organizations optimize logistics operations across their entire supply chain. TOTALogistix will benefit from Aptean’s scale, resources and technological expertise.

Cloud-based transportation management systems like those that TOTALogistix provides “deliver a competitive advantage for companies by helping to reduce costs, navigate supply chain complexity and improve customer satisfaction,” said Bob Kocis, President, Americas at Aptean. “We are pleased to add new cloud-based supply chain capabilities to our offerings and are excited to welcome TOTALogistix’s team of dedicated supply chain experts to Aptean.”


The Orrick team that advised Aptean includes Spencer Cohen, Julianne English, Asami Ono, Sarah Schaedler, Daniel Healow, David Devich, Keith Tidwell, Heather Cron, Shannon Yavorsky, Matthew Coleman, Oladoyin Olanrewaju, James Larkin, Karthik Kumar, Lynette Lim, Deborah Abernathy and the Orrick Analytics team, a group of lawyers, statisticians and other professionals that uses state-of-the-art technology and probability modeling in data and document-heavy engagements.

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