Private equity firm Jordan Co. strikes again with two more logistics deals

Company acquires Load Delivered Logistics, Logistical Labs in 24-hour interval. Moves come on heels of GlobalTranz purchase last week. Originally published at dcvelocity.com on June 13, 2018. Three deals in the past week have put the name of private equity firm The Jordan Co. on the lips of many folks in the transport and logistics [...]

By |2019-08-12T15:21:38+00:00August 16th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Private-Equity Firms Buy Trucking Freight Services Companies

Originally published at mema.org on April 4, 2019.  Private-equity firms bought two big freight-services providers in separate deals announced on April 3, the latest in a string of investments in businesses that help manage the flow of goods through supply chains. Iconiq Capital LLC acquired a majority stake in Internet Truckstop Group LLC, whose Truckstop.com [...]

By |2019-08-12T15:16:01+00:00August 14th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Transportation Software: Benjamin Gordon’s Guide for the Perplexed

This article was originally published at inboundlogistics.com on January 01, 2001. Making the right transportation software choice is harder than ever. More than 60 Internet transportation dot.coms have launched in the last 12 months alone. If you're like most people, you're wondering: "How can I make sense of all these companies?" The good news: the [...]

By |2019-08-12T15:11:24+00:00August 12th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Recyclers, investors step into the logistics business

Originally published at dcvelocity.com on March 22, 2012. Last August, Waste Management Inc., a major provider of waste management services, got into the logistics business. The company acquired Access Computer Products, a provider of cell phone, ink and toner cartridge, and consumer electronics reverse logistics, remarketing, and recycling services. What brought Waste Management to the [...]

By |2019-08-12T15:05:42+00:00August 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

MIQ Logistics acquired by unit of Spanish maritime firm Noatum

Originally published at freightwaves.com on March 27, 2019. U.S. third-party logistics provider MIQ Logistics has been acquired by Noatum Logistics, the transportation, logistics and customs brokerage unit of Spanish-based Noatum Maritime, from private equity firm Austin Ventures. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Once the deal closes in the next few weeks, Noatum Logistics [...]

By |2019-08-06T20:27:35+00:00August 7th, 2019|News|0 Comments

What the Transportation Industry is Telling Us about the Economy Now

Originally published on supplychainbrain.com on February 5, 2015. The supply chain may not be glamorous, but it is a powerful indicator of the state of the economy. During the recessions of 1992, 2001 and 2008, the transportation sector was among the first to plummet, and in turn was among the fastest to recover. So what [...]

By |2019-07-22T18:07:06+00:00July 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

BG Strategic Advisors Announces the BGSA 2019 “Supply Chain Shark Tank” Winner

Originally published at bgstrategicadvisors.com.  For Immediate Release January 31, 2019 BG Strategic Advisors Announces the BGSA 2019 "Supply Chain Shark Tank" Winner West Palm Beach, Florida --- BG Strategic Advisors is pleased to announce and congratulate Sean Devine of XBE LLC, the winner of The BGSA 2019 "Supply Chain Shark Tank" at the BG Strategic [...]

By |2019-07-22T17:27:09+00:00July 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

From The Wall Street Journal: Amazon’s Deal for Whole Foods Seen as Ideal for Urban Pickup and Delivery Hubs

Originally posted at wsj.com on June 17, 2017. By Erica E. Phillips and Jennifer Smith Amazon.com Inc.’s purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc. could fill an important logistics gap for the online retailer, providing hundreds of stores perfectly positioned to serve as pickup and delivery hubs for urban customers. For more than two years, Amazon has been building out a network of [...]

By |2019-07-30T12:40:35+00:00July 9th, 2019|News|0 Comments

From The Wall Street Journal: Geodis to Buy OHL in Latest Logistics Tie-Up

Originally posted on The Wall Street Journal by Paul Page Updated Aug. 17, 2015 2:30 pm ET   French supply chain operator Geodis SA said Monday it will acquire U.S.-based OHL, extending a rapid consolidation in the logistics sector. Geodis, a subsidiary of SNCF Logistics, the freight services division of French rail operator SNCF Group, [...]

By |2019-07-30T12:41:06+00:00July 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Thoughts on Supply Chain Technology and Logistics: How Corporate Giants are Holding off Disrupters

Cambridge Capital in Fortune Magazine The pace of change in transportation and logistics has never been faster! We are witnessing a flurry of activity: driverless trucks, e-commerce marketplaces, machine-to-machine platooning, and more. How can transportation and logistics firms keep up? One option is to invest in the disruptors. At Cambridge Capital here in sunny Palm [...]

By |2019-07-30T12:48:47+00:00June 15th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments