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By Jeff Berman · October 27, 2016
In its “Global Transportation and Logistics M&A Deals Insights Q3 2016,” report, PwC said that M&A activity for the sectors has been stable in 2016, with 50 or more deals, respectively, in the first and second quarters, with the third quarter coming in at 50, which marked an 11 percent decline in deal volume compared to the second quarter of 2016 and the third quarter of 2015.
By MMH Staff · September 7, 2016
2015 new business volume in materials handling segment hold level with 2014.
By Jeff Berman · July 28, 2016
Second quarter merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics sectors saw mixed results on a sequential and annual basis, according to data released today by PwC in its report entitled "Global Transportation & Logistics M&A Deal Insights Q2 2016."
By Jeff Berman · February 17, 2016
Driven by a steady steam of megadeals, recent data from PwC in its quarterly “Intersections” report showed that 2015 was a banner year for transportation and logistics merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, with total 2015 deal value nearly doubling 2014’s output.
By Patrick Burnson · November 10, 2015
Changes in customer behavior are set to disrupt businesses in all industries over the next five years. Yet, most company operations are not designed to deliver what customers value – now or three years from now.
By Jeff Berman · November 4, 2015
While third quarter transportation and logistics merger and acquisition (M&A) activity saw a decline, year-to-date deal making matched up well with recent years as deal value for the first nine months of 2015 hit its highest level going back to 2006, according to data issued in the Intersections report by PwC this week.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2015
Tempered outlook reflects concerns over impact of China slowdown and strong dollar, according to PwC’s Q3 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
U.S. industrial manufacturers push pause on spending plans, according to PwC’s Q2 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.
By MMH Staff · April 14, 2015
PwC CEO survey finds only 19% of top retailers say they can fulfill omni-channel demand profitably.
By MMH Staff · April 8, 2015
Optimism for domestic economy at highest level since 2005, more than a third of respondents report a lack of qualified workers.
By Josh Bond · November 19, 2014
Merger and acquisition activity in first nine months of 2014 surpasses annual totals in the previous decade.
By Jeff Berman · October 23, 2014
Transportation and logistics merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the third quarter saw annual gains, which were driven by smaller deals in the trucking logistics, shipping, and passenger air sectors, according to data issued in the Intersections report by PwC this week.
By Jeff Berman · August 8, 2014
For the quarter, PwC said there were 51 transportation and logistics transactions values at $50 million or more for a total of $20 billion, which was ahead of 38 deals for a cumulative $16.2 billion recorded during the first quarter and the 39 deals valued at a cumulative $16.b billion in the second quarter of 2013.
By Josh Bond · June 24, 2014
Survey indicates optimized supply chains have 15% lower costs, less than half the inventory and more than three times shorter cash-to-cash cycles.
By Jeff Berman · May 9, 2014
The first quarter of 2014 did not pick up where the fourth quarter of 2013 left off when it comes to merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics sectors, according to PwC US’s report, “Intersections: First Quarter 2014 global transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis.”

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