RR Donnelley Acquires Express Postal Options to Expand Logistics Offering
CHICAGO—Sept. 10, 2012—R. R. Donnelley & Sons announced that it has further expanded its fast growing logistics services offering with the acquisition of Express Postal Options International (XPO), a privately held company based in Torrance, CA. XPO provides international outbound mailing services to pharmaceutical, e-commerce, financial services, information technology, catalog, direct mail and other businesses.
“Our logistics offering has been experiencing strong organic growth,” said Thomas J. Quinlan III, RR Donnelley’s president and CEO. “The addition of XPO’s respected capabilities continues to expand the range of capabilities that we can provide to our customers. Part of our offering focuses on third party logistics (3PL) so we are able to serve customers in a wide variety of industries. As a global company, we are very effective in meeting customers’ international needs and this represents an important enhancement to our integrated offering.”
XPO manages international outbound mail delivery to more than 150 countries.
RR Donnelley’s logistics capabilities include co-mailing, co-binding, and co-palletization services as well as 3PL services for less-than-truckload, full truckload, intermodal, domestic and international air, courier, ocean, and expedited air.
Terms of the deal were not announced.
RR Donnelley (Nasdaq:RRD) is a global provider of integrated communications. The company works collaboratively with more than 60,000 customers worldwide to develop custom communications solutions that reduce costs, drive top-line growth, enhance ROI and ensure compliance. Drawing on a range of proprietary and commercially available digital and conventional technologies deployed across four continents, the company employs a suite of leading Internet based capabilities and other resources to provide premedia, printing, logistics and business process outsourcing services to clients in virtually every private and public sector.