CLX Logistics Announces New Technology Partnership As Kewill Acquires the IBM Sterling Transportation Management Software


Philadelphia, PA, October 03, 2014 – CLX Logistics LLC, announces its technology partnership with Kewill, a global leader in multimodal transportation management software, as Kewill acquires the IBM® Sterling TMS and its associated development and support teams. Rebranded as Kewill Transport, the top-rated SaaS TMS will be incorporated within Kewill’s Kewill MOVE® transportation and trade management platform.

World-class transportation technology is core to CLX’s broad set of logistics service offerings: driving efficiencies in managed services operations; funneling data into analytical and consulting activities; and delivering sustained cost and service value to customers of the CLX Technologies business unit.

“We are excited to welcome Kewill as a new strategic partner,” notes Steve Hamilton, CEO and President of CLX Logistics – which announced the Kewill partnership at the CLX User Conference and Leadership Forum in Philadelphia on October 1st. “We have been selling and delivering the IBM Sterling TMS for 10+ years and believe it to already be the leading product in the on-demand global-TMS market. With expanded investment from Kewill, we see this market leadership gaining significant momentum.”

From Bob Farrell, President and CEO at Kewill, “The acquisition of the IBM Sterling TMS enhances Kewill’s position in the multimodal transportation management space, and in particular in the North American marketplace, enabling us to extend the range of solutions we offer to shippers and retailers. We see the logistics domain expertise and the value adding services of CLX Logistics as a significant advantage in helping us take this expanded suite of capabilities to market.”

Per Mike Skinner, Senior Vice President, CLX Technologies, “Combining Kewill’s market leading trade/customs management and parcel/package/air freight capabilities with the ground and ocean transportation execution strengths of the IBM TMS creates a truly market leading global TMS for all modes. We are looking forward to working with Kewill in North America and all global markets, particularly in Europe and Asia where Kewill has a strong leadership presence with a broad set of transportation capabilities.”

For more information about the Kewill acquisition of TMS, please read the press release posted from Kewill here or visit their website at

About Kewill

Kewill is a global leader in multimodal transportation management software, providing organizations with a comprehensive end-to-end platform for managing the complexities of transportation, logistics and trade compliance. The Kewill MOVE® platform helps companies reduce costs, manage volatility and gain greater visibility across the logistics value chain and gives you the insight, agility and tools you need to deliver better customer service and streamline global supply chain execution for strategic advantage. The Kewill platform supports supply chain execution activities for over 7,500 companies in more than 100 countries.

About CLX Logistics LLC

CLX Logistics LLC is a global provider of comprehensive logistics management, technology, and supply chain consulting services to a broad base of industry verticals. The global company, with offices in North America and Europe, is dedicated to solving its customers’ most vital logistics challenges by leveraging a broad range of industry expertise, best-of-breed technology and a personalized, high-touch approach to deliver measurable, sustainable value. For more information, visit


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