Freight Transportation

Freight transportation is the physical backbone to the global supply chain. While many industry segments share similar economic characteristics in terms of capital intensity and capacity perishability, each segment has unique variables that are often the primary drivers of value creation. Our understanding of each segment’s value triggers has been developed through client engagement over the last 20 years. Our principal advisors bring deep experience in specific segments which allows us to provide actionable insights very quickly.

Engagement Experience:


Growth Strategy

  • Profitability improvement strategy for multi-regional Truckload carrier with focus on upper mid-west and southeast US

  • Profitability improvement strategy for multi-regional Truckload carrier

  • Developed growth strategy for niche expedited small package network operator


Transaction Services

  • Provided strategic due diligence for top 3 aircraft lessor's purchase of an air cargo airline

  • Advised major private equity firm on acquisition of a leading widebody ACMI carrier


Credit Advisory Services

  • Advised major creditor on a control investment in the debt of the largest OTR trucking company in the US

  • Advised mezzanine debt provider on feasibility of restructuring plan for specialty airline

  • Advised unsecured creditors committee on U.S. network airline restructuring plan

  • Represented major stakeholder group in restructuring of largest LTL carrier in US

  • Represented major stakeholder group in restructuring negotiations of largest auto hauler in US

  • Represented largest unsecured creditor in restructuring of large, asset-light TL carrier


Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Sold expedited courier company to private equity investor

Industry Segment Coverage:

  • Air and ground package delivery

  • Local and regional courier

  • Air freight

  • Expedited LTL and truckload

  • Less-than-truckload (LTL)

  • Dedicated contract and private fleet truckload

  • One-way truckload

  • Rail intermodal

  • Rail carload

  • Container shipping

  • Dry bulk shipping

  • Liquid bulk shipping

  • Pipelines