January 22, 2019 12:30 PM, EST

Eclipse IA Announces Merger With On Time Staffing

Eclipse IA, a productivity-based staffing solutions provider for the supply chain industry, has announced a merger with On Time Staffing, along with its People Logistics division, according to a Jan. 8 press release.

The merger will look to meet an increasing demand for specialized outsourced people logistics solutions in the North American supply chain, the release stated. The combined company will be owned by LaSalle Capital.

The businesses bring together more than 50 years in outsourced people solutions, handling more than 1.5 billion cases and 800,000 trailers in 2017. The deal will leverage Eclipse IA’s supply chain expertise and resources in end-to-end distribution operations solutions with On Time’s vendor management system.

“By joining forces with On Time Staffing and People Logistics, we look to strengthen our services portfolio, enhance supply chain logistics technology and reinforce our commitment to outstanding service,” said Pete Westermann, Eclipse IA CEO, in the release. Westermann will serve as CEO of the merged company, with On Time Staffing CEO Brian Kares serving as president.

Both businesses will maintain their corporate headquarters. Eclipse IA is based in Melbourne, Fla., and On Time Staffing in Cherry Hill, N.J. Together, the companies have 4,500 employees in 90 locations across North America. — Transport Topics