SEKO Logistics Announces Addition of New St. Louis Facility

Mar 10 2011

Itasca, IL

SEKO ( – a global provider of supply-chain solutions, including comprehensive transportation, logistics and IT solutions – announced the opening of its newest office in St. Louis, MO. Ray Groeber, an accomplished 28-year logistics veteran, is the new strategic partner of the SEKO St. Louis facility.

Officially opening its doors in December 2010, SEKO St. Louis provides full-service freight operations throughout St. Louis, MO as well as international expertise and customs brokerage.

SEKO St. Louis will focus on three primary areas:

Supporting the logistics needs of retail clients, with an emphasis on helping multi-store, multi-state retailers set up and open new stores;

Servicing clients in the paper industry by shipping business forms and other print media from manufacturers to retail outlets; and

Working closely with SEKO’s other offices to facilitate their clients’ logistics needs.

“I enthusiastically joined SEKO because of its stellar reputation and brand name,” explained Groeber. “The company offers unparalleled resources to help us grow and better serve clients far beyond what we could do on our own. I also expect our alliance with SEKO will help us to broaden our market both geographically and in other business sectors.”

“Ray brings a wealth of logistics experience to SEKO,” stated William Wascher, president and CEO of SEKO. “He and the St. Louis office will be terrific additions and contributors to SEKO’s U.S. and international network, and to our many clients.”

SEKO St. Louis is centrally located in the Midwest, near the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers, and across the street from Lambert – St. Louis International Airport. The facility address is: 131 Byassee, Hazelwood, MO 63303, phone: 636-925-0797 and 888-880-6979. The facility has more than 120,000 square feet of combined office and warehouse space. Ray Groeber can also be reached via email at:

SEKO continues to expand in direct response to increased customer requirements for integrated logistics services across the globe. The company’s strategic partner business model is based on creating a collaborative network of independent contractors that have local business, cultural and regional expertise, and applying to their businesses the best practices of SEKO’s organizational structure, IT systems and overall resources. The result provides clients with a seamless, global logistics network.

About SEKO

Founded in 1976, SEKO is a global, third-party logistics provider with more than 50 offices in the United States and more than 50 offices in 40+ countries worldwide. It offers a full range of supply-chain solutions including domestic and global air, ocean, and ground transportation, freight forwarding, customs brokerage, trans‐border distribution, U.S. home delivery, and DC bypass shipping. SEKO’s IT solutions offer a broad range of real‐time, Web‐based shipment management and data exchange tools for a high degree of supply-chain visibly. To learn more about SEKO visit us at