Wednesday, April 8, 2015

BCG Logistics Group Merges Cannon Express LLC with Action Expediting South East

Toronto, ON – April 8, 2015 - BCG Logistics Group is proud to announce the merger of its U.S. division, Cannon LLC, headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and Action Expediting (South East Division), an asset-based carrier serving the southeastern US market from its headquarters in Madison, GA.

BCG Logistics Group has a participating interest in Cannon Express, LLC, an asset-based carrier serving the southeastern US market.

This merger reflects BCG Logistics’ strategy in Canada and the United States to offer its growing portfolio of international customers more services, efficiencies and a ‘One America Supply Chain Solution’.

Following this merger Action Expediting South East will operate as Cannon Express, LLC, under the auspices of Toronto-based BCG Logistics Group. In addition, the existing Action South East management team will report to Cannon President, Frank A. Cannon. Action’s other US operations will continue to be managed By David Miller, President of Action.

In this initial phase of the integration process, the Action team plans to leverage BCG Logistics’ technologies, such as its proprietary TMS “STARS” technology, to meet its customers’ growing demand for more information, new efficiencies and services, says Action President David Miller. Both BCG Logistics Group and Action Expediting  have focused their businesses on providing high quality regional solutions in the U.S. and Canadian markets, and BCG’s proprietary “STARS” Technology will contribute to Cannon’s and Action’s reputations as a regional leaders.

“The merger of Action Expediting is consistent with BCG Logistics’ corporate strategy to expand its portfolio of services and increase its scope of customers and operations in North America,” says Allan Smith, President & CEO of BCG Logistics Group, adding: “The staff and current owner at Action are excited to be part of BCG’s future and we will be incorporating “STARS” into Actions’ existing southeastern US customer base in the coming months. This is an important part of a strong, fully integrated partnership that will offer BCG Logistics Group’s clients an enhanced portfolio of transportation services. It’s our company’s strategy to support our customers’ distribution efforts across North America by leveraging one powerful and growing platform.”

About BCG Logistics Group

BCG Logistic Group is a technology-based 3PL, dedicating to developing and managing innovative distribution programs in Canada for its international client base as a full-service Canadian 3PL. Its portfolio of services includes: supply chain consulting, U.S. and Canadian transportation management, cross-dock operations (pre-8 a.m. parts distribution), freight audit and payment services. BCG Logistics is a complete service provider offering extensive experience in retail, automotive, agricultural and industrial distribution and sequencing for its diverse customer base, with locations across Canada that include: Toronto, ON; Brantford, ON; Vancouver, BC; Edmonton, AB; Winnipeg, MB and in the Midwestern United States, Chicago, IL. BCG Logistics’ technical team has developed an innovative, customized, flexible and user-friendly TMS operating system, “STARS”, which offers complete visibility and accountability of customer supply chains. For more information on BCG Logistics visit:

Action Expediting 

Action Expediting, Inc., headquartered in historic Madison, Georgia, provides shippers with nationwide turnkey transportation and dedicated delivery services. Our customers - some of the Fortune 500 elite - benefit from our chameleon-like ability to flexibly design and execute door-to-door deliveries via an extensive distribution network. In addition to designing real- world logistical programs, Action Expediting’s service offerings include the management of power and material handling equipment, human resources, fuel programs and regulatory compliance. For more information on Action Expediting visit:

About Cannon Express, LLC

Cannon is a full service asset-based pre-8 a.m. parts carrier offering unattended daily delivery services with real time visibility for regional dealers and wholesalers through its 12 locations across the southeastern United States. For more information on Cannon Express visit:

For more information contact:
Teena Medeiros
BCG Logistics Group