San Francisco, CA / August 10, 2023
Industry-leading Bluspark, LLC acquired long-standing customs brokerage and forwarding services, EFI Logistics, Inc. This acquisition and partnership will bring EFI’s expertise from the Dried Fruits and Nuts niche market to the expanded scope of Bluspark’s supply chain consulting, procurement, and technology services. Adding customs brokerage and forwarding services to Bluspark’s portfolio of solutions and client shippers associations will help further grow the customer-enabled services and build upon Bluspark’s strengths in the transportation services market.
Mike Burke Vice President at Bluspark commented, “I have known Jim Fitzgerald and Dave Enberg for decades, and I watched them build EFI into the success it is. Building on this success, we plan to support the EFI team in continuing to expand their business and provide the excellent customer services their customers have come to know and count on. We are honored to welcome them to our family of companies.”
Jim Fitzgerald commented, “Our core goal in selling our company was to ensure the continued development of EFI and our team, and in doing so, we ensure the continuity of services for our loyal customers. This transaction will allow us to further invest in the company’s future and to ensure we continue to provides the best service to our customers.”
With over a hundred years of experience in combined transportation and logistics leadership from Bluspark and EFI Logistics, this strategic alliance will add depth to both companies’ portfolio of customers, client associations, and offered solutions. Continued focus on people, technology, and efficiency will further position Bluspark as a stronghold in the supply chain industry.
About EFI Logistics
EFI Logistics, formed in 2004, provides full service logistics services and customs brokerage service for exporters and importers in California. Based in San Francisco, the firm is a leading service provider for California’s diverse agricultural community. EFI’s founding team, which is still intact today, included veterans of the steamship, trucking, and logistics industry who had been working together for decades. Our mission is to offer our customers an integration of the best of “old school, personalized” customer service and knowledge combined with “new school” technology.
Bluspark delivers tech-enabled consulting, procurement, and logistics operations services to import and export shippers that want smarter, better connected supply chains. We do this through a combination of deep industry expertise and a proprietary digital logistics platform called Voyix. We also partner with and enable multiple shippers associations, including Gemini Shippers Association, Greenabl Shippers Association, and the Fashion & Jewelry Accessories Trade Association (FJATA). Learn more about how we help shippers simplify their global supply chains at blusparkglobal.com.