The WDS family
From our beginnings in 1966 as Western, we’ve carved out a niche by focusing our business on high-value, time-sensitive product handling. Companies like Xerox, Red Bull, TechTrans, and Southwest Office Systems trust us with their most critical cargo and their most treasured customers.
We evolved the business in 2000 and named it WDS (for “We Deliver Service”) to concentrate on Texas and the contiguous states. In the years since, WDS has established itself as a best-in-class provider of logistical and transportation services. We specialize in the delivery, installation and storage of copiers, office equipment, medical equipment and other high-value products as well as live event set up and logistics.
Count on WDS Logistics to be masters of this region, and masters of logistics. When your cargo matters, and your customers matter, we don’t just deliver goods. We deliver your good name.
If you’re going to mess with Texas, you need to get with WDS.
Francis J. McCabe
President & General Counsel
NVC Logistics Group, Inc.
Excellence in Service is in Our DNA
Our family-owned business was founded by Don Siratt in 1966.
In 50 years, our business has grown and changed to meet the demands of the economy of Texas and the Southwest. From the beginning, the element of our business that has enabled us to succeed has been a commitment to excellence in service. Don had it, and his sons who continue to lead WDS Logistics have it and have transmitted this commitment to every team member.
Customers remember the experience of white glove service delivered by a monkey with a jet pack. It’s who we are.
Donnie Siratt serves as the CEO of WDS, and his entire career has been training to lead WDS Logistics. He has a degree in business from the TCU Neeley School of Business, and he participates in YPO, a group of business leaders locally and nationally, to continue to hone his business skills. Donnie has a passion for serving his customers and living the values of WDS every day.
Donnie is a family man and a TCU fan. Both of his oldest children attend TCU, and with his daughter on the cheerleading squad, they are all at most of the sporting events, particularly football. He also enjoys watching his youngest daughter compete at field hockey and softball.
Colby Siratt is a CPA and serves as the CFO of WDS, and he brings hard-earned financial acumen to the team. He worked at Ernst and Young early in his career, working with clients as diverse as cattle barons and Mrs. Baird’s Bakery. This expertise plays out as a love of the details—speadsheets, numbers and data. Colby’s meticulosity is a strength for the WDS team.
In addition to his passion for minutiae, Colby also loves theater, travelling, his Horned Frogs, and good food and wine. (The epicurean interests are a family trait.) He has coached a wide variety of his children’s sports teams; fortunately, his enthusiasm is not dampened by his paltry win-loss record.
Chip Balk serves as the President and brings operational and sales leadership to the WDS team. His business expertise is augmented by military experience and a balance between strategic and tactical thinking.
Chip’s distinguished service as an Army Officer with Airborne and Ranger training is instantly apparent to anyone who meets him, and it is mellowed by a Southern sensibility. (Even though he’s not from Texas, he married a young lady who is and got here as fast as he could.) Throughout his career, whether it was with the Army, Stryker, or WDS, he has served with excellence and been recognized for his many accomplishments.
Chip and his family are avid TCU and All Saints’ Episcopal School sports fans. Always looking to stay active and to help young children in the community, his wife is a member of Ladies on the Lamb and supports the Women’s Center of Tarrant County. Chip is an Aikido instructor and wrestling coach.
Brian Enright serves as Vice President of Operations. He has worked in all aspects for the company since starting as a night shift warehouse employee in 1988. For a period of time in the early 2000s he left WDS to work as a Regional Manager of Logistics and Maintenance for AMR Corporation, but he decided to return to the WDS family, bringing experience from working in a Fortune 500 company with him.
When not spending time with his wife and two daughters or completing DIY home improvement projects, he enjoys working on classic cars and woodworking. Brian has also taken his DIY skills and helped less fortunate families in his community by performing home repairs at no cost or adding access ramps to homes with special needs children.
Tony Licon serves as Senior Operations Manager and is based in the San Antonio location. He began his career with the company more than 35 years ago in 1980 as a part-time driver and warehouse worker. Since then, he has worked his way up through the ranks and is one of the pillars of the company.
When he’s not working hard for WDS, Tony spends time with his children and his fiancee. Tony also enjoys working out, golf and fishing. And, after playing sports in high school and college, he maintains his loyalties to our Texas sports teams—specifically the Dallas Cowboys and the San Antonio Spurs.