Alpine SG Acquires Leading Last Mile Logistics Company e-Courier Software
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. & LOVELAND, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 20, 2018--Alpine SG, LLC (“ASG”), a portfolio company of Alpine Investors V, VI, and VI-A, LP and its affiliates (together, “ Alpine ”), announced that it has acquired e-Courier Software, LLC, one of the industry’s leading last-mile delivery software companies. e-Courier’s founders, Phil Galdi and Bruce Robinson, will remain active in the business, continuing in their roles as Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Technology Officer, respectively. Andrea Crane, part of ASG’s PeopleFirst leadership program, has joined e-Courier as CEO. “Last mile logistics is a dynamic and growing space,” said Dan Saper, Group CEO of Alpine SG. “The e-Courier team has built the market-leading product. We’re excited to work with Phil, Bruce, and the team to help take e-Courier to new heights.”
Headquartered in Loveland, CO, e-Courier is an enterprise software solution for last mile delivery couriers. The mission-critical software provides e-Courier’s customers with API, EDI, and final mile visibility tools that allow for improved workforce management and asset tracking. Alongside its cloud-based software, e-Courier offers a mobile application (ecMobile) that facilitates visibility and real-time item mapping.
“This is a big win for everyone involved, but most importantly for our loyal e-Courier customers,” said Phil Galdi, Chief Revenue Officer and co-founder of e-Courier. “With the support of ASG and the addition of Andrea Crane, our team is well-positioned to continue offering our valued customers the support they depend on for years to come.”
“Phil and Bruce have built an industry leading product, a talented team, and an incredible business over the past 19 years. I’m humbled and excited to be a part of e-Courier’s next chapter of growth and continue the relentless focus on our customers,” says Crane.
e-Courier is a leading enterprise software solution provider for last mile delivery couriers. The mission-critical software provides e-Courier’s customers with API, EDI, and final mile visibility tools that allow for improved workforce management and asset tracking. Alongside its cloud-based software, e-Courier offers a mobile application (ecMobile) that facilitates visibility and real-time item mapping. To learn more, visit http://www.ecouriersoftware.com.
ASG is a group of market-leading vertical SaaS companies, backed by Alpine Investors and operated by world-class PeopleFirst(™) leaders. ASG believes deeply in the power of people and data to grow great organizations, and that sharing knowledge, expertise, and resources across its community of businesses drives exponential growth. Founders of leading SaaS companies continue to trust ASG to grow their businesses and build even stronger legacies for the future. To learn more, visit www.alpinesg.com.
About Alpine Investors
Alpine Investors is a software and services focused private equity firm that specializes in majority buy-outs of founder owned businesses and corporate carve-outs. Alpine differentiates itself through its PeopleFirst strategy, which is founded on the belief that the key to building enduring companies is working with, learning from and developing exceptional people. Alpine offers a unique CEO-in-Residence (CIR) program where Alpine partners with CEOs first and places them into companies as part of the transaction. This provides a solution for founders and companies that desire additional management support post-transaction. Through its CIR program, Alpine has deployed more than 20 CEOs into companies since 2013. Alpine is based in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit www.alpine-investors.com.
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CONTACT: Andrea Crane
CEO | e-Courier
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA COLORADO
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY DATA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE TRANSPORT AIR TRUCKING MOBILE/WIRELESS LOGISTICS/SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
SOURCE: e-Courier Software, LLC
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