New York, NY – November 12, 2020 – Select Express & Logistics ("Select Express"), a LongueVue Capital portfolio company and national provider of last mile delivery and assembly services, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Go Configure ("GCI"), a consumer delivery, assembly, and installation business and division of Step2 Discovery.
With this complementary merger, Select Express expands the geographic reach, density, and capabilities of its national last mile delivery and assembly network for big and bulky products. In addition, the GCI team brings strong depth of experience in specialized assembly services for outdoor furniture, playsets, and structures to the Select Express organization.
Jay Waldman, CEO of Select Express, said, "On behalf of the entire team at Select Express, we are thrilled to be partnering with Go Configure and its management team. GCI's expertise as the clear leader in the white glove assembly space for outdoor structures combined with our track record as a leading provider of technology-enabled last mile delivery and assembly services for big and bulky products across the U.S. further enhances our value proposition and service capabilities to the marketplace. We are confident the dedicated team at GCI and its strong technician network will bring great value to our company, customers, and employees as we embark upon our next chapter of growth."
"The strategy behind this business deal centers on our passion to serve our consumers every step of the way, in the best way possible," added Tony Ciepiel, CEO, Step2 Discovery, a leading manufacturer of toy, home, and backyard leisure products. "This merger allows us to bring the industry-leading assembly and installation services of Go Configure together with the best-in-class logistics and delivery services of Select Express, creating a second-to-none, fully integrated white-glove delivery, and assembly service."
TM Capital served as the exclusive financial advisor to Step2 Discovery and GCI, and Norton Rose Fulbright served as legal counsel to Select Express.