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Leading Transportation Company

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Specifications
EBITDA$1,101,000
Revenue$18,583,000
Client CodeVEN175
EBITDA Range 1M-1.5M
Revenue Range 10M-25M
Sector Motor,-Transport-and-Marine
Region Southeast-US
Deal Structure Full-Sale
HeadquartersSoutheast, US
Description

The company is a dry-van transportation provider offering a wide-range of services, including full truckload service, dedicated fleets, full-service brokerage, and yard hostler services.

 

Key Aspects

  • Long-term customer relationships in-place with national food, beverage, paper, and office supply shippers
  • Over 85 tractors and drivers across all divisions
  • Seven dedicated fleets with consistent revenue streams
  • Brokerage division managed over 6,000 shipments in 2016 for a diverse customer base
  • 2016 driver turnover under 30%, compared to an industry average of 80% to 120%
  • Seasoned management with expertise in network optimization, dedicated fleets, brokerage operations, pricing, and bid analysis
  • All trucks are equipped with GPS tracking, two-way communications, and electronic log systems

 

Opportunities

  • The company has partnered with large shippers providing it potential for substantial growth
  • The electronic log mandate may force many micro-competitors to exit the market, creating growth opportunities
  • Continue to expand geographically through both brokerage services and asset-based operations

 

Market Currently Served

  • Brokerage division provides services to all 48 contiguous states
  • Asset division provides services in the Southeast, Southwest, and Midwest regions

 

Real Estate

The company operates from a 45,000 square foot facility that is leased from a related entity. The owners are open to selling the real estate or leasing it depending on deal structure and strategic fit.

 

Shareholder/ Owner Objectives

The company is owned by a group of family members, none of whom are actively involved in the business. The family hired the current chief operating officer to manage the business and prepare it for a future sale. The COO is available to remain with the company following a sale.

 

Key Indicators

Year
12/31/2016
Mgmt
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12/31/2015
Mgmt
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12/31/2014
Mgmt
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12/31/2013
Mgmt
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Turnover 18,583 19,039 17,692 17,092
Gross Profit 2,725 2,891 2,906 2,761
Adj. EBITDA* 1,101 1,260 1,122 858

* Profit before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (non-cash items)