SPRINGDALE, ARKANSAS – October 22, 2015 – Watco Supply Chain Services, L.L.C., a Watco Companies subsidiary, announces the acquisition of Aspen Transportation, LLC. The Jonesboro, Arkansas, company provides domestic transportation management services, including multi-mode freight brokerage, dimensional, and project cargo coordination.
Eric Wolfe, president of Watco Supply Chain Services, said “Aspen Transportation is a great company and their success has been achieved because of the experienced and professional team members who have a track record of providing unparalleled service to their valued, long-standing customers.”
Aspen Transportation was founded in 2002 by John Sawyer and Mickey Seeman. The business will continue operations under the name of Aspen Transportation, as a Watco Supply Chain Services subsidiary.
John Sawyer, Aspen Transportation Principal/Partner said, “I am so grateful for being able to have been part of such a successful team over the past 13 years and sincerely thank every Aspen Team Member for our success. With equal enthusiasm, I am thrilled that Aspen Transportation will continue growing with some of the strongest leadership in the 3PL industry.”
Wolfe added, “John Sawyer is a smart, honest business person with a big heart and the Aspen team and customer following reflect that. Aspen will become our platform to drive future growth in our Highway Logistics Sector.”