Services

We provide consulting and information services to shippers, 3PL’s, transportation companies, private equity firms and investment management firms.

 

Transportation Consulting

We take a comprehensive approach to reviewing your transportation needs. Whether you are a shipper, transportation company or logistics provider, we can help your firm in understanding and developing a comprehensive plan to reduce your transportation costs and improve operational efficiency. Our comprehensive approach involves reviewing your operations, meeting with key individuals, analyzing data, reviewing current processes and reviewing your current costs.  We can develop a comprehensive plan to reduce costs and improve performance. We have over 30 years of in-depth experience in Truckload, Less than Truckload, Brokerage, Parcel, Intermodal and Third Party Logistics.

Customer Benefits include:

  • Highlight inefficient processes or procedures
  • Recommend industry best practices and procedures
  • Identify areas for immediate cost savings and quick resolution
  • Develop a strategy to improve service and reduce costs

Logistics Consulting

By leveraging our experience in 3rd Party Logistics, we can help your firm make the right decisions in selecting a 3PL partner.  Our comprehensive approach includes understanding your business, interviewing key individuals, developing a comprehensive RFP (request for proposal) to send out to potential vendors. We can guide your firm through the vendor selection process, coordinate and arrange all logistics for vendor presentations, demos, reference checks and site visits. We can also assist with contract negotiations for your firm. We are well in tune with the key players in the 3PL industry. Whether it is warehousing, transportation management, private fleet outsourcing, we are well suited to assist your organization.

Customers Benefits include:

  • An independent unbiased approach to 3PL selection based upon your business needs
  • A strong systems background with over 31 years of experience in the logistics and transportation industry.
  • Industry knowledge and experience with several of the top tier logistics and transportation companies
  • Ability to deliver results in a timely matter to meet the customer’s needs and requirements.

Systems Selection and Assessments

Our fast start process for systems selection can help your business quickly make a decision on selecting a new system. With our in depth experience that we bring to the table; we can hit the deck running and prepare a comprehensive RFP to send out to potential vendors. We can guide your firm through the vendor selection process, coordinate and arrange all logistics for vendor presentations, demos, reference checks and site visits. We can also assist with contract negotiations for your firm.  We have a deep understanding of the major players in the transportation management, fleet management, warehouse management, reverse logistics systems (returns), service parts systems and ERP management systems areas. We are well in tune with the latest trends in information technology (cloud computing) for the logistics and transportation industry.

Customers Benefits include:

  • An independent unbiased approach to systems selection based upon your business needs
  • A strong systems background with over 31 years of experience in the logistics and transportation industry.
  • Industry knowledge and experience with several of the top tier logistics and transportation software vendors.
  • Ability to deliver results in a timely matter to meet the customer’s needs and requirements.

M&A Due Diligence

We can provide due diligence for potential acquisitions, mergers and partnerships within the logistics and transportation sector.  With our extensive industry knowledge, contacts and expertise, we provide informed fact-based assessments of trucking and logistics companies.

We have worked with and provided insights to investment management teams to advise them on the strengths and weaknesses of potential acquisitions.  We have shared our insights on particular transportation sectors and companies.

Customer Benefits include:

  • An independent unbiased approach to due diligence based upon our industry expertise
  • Trucking or logistics company expert on private equity financial team
    • Indentify keys of success for a prospective acquisition candidate and lead the evaluation process.

Industry Trends and Research Reports

One of the areas that we provide value to our customers is through our research reports.  By leveraging our 30+ plus years of experience, we are able to bring a unique perspective with powerful insights on a variety of topics and trends in the industry.  Our focus is to provide you with a quick synopsis of leading trends in the logistics and transportation industry.

Customers Benefits include:

  • An independent unbiased approach to the latest research and trends
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with over 31 years of experience
  • An out of the box approach that provides a timely unique perspective