Transportation & Logistics

Fort Dearborn has provided management consulting, financial advisory services and represented clients in M&A transactions in a variety of transportation and logistics companies. Engagments include companies operating in dry and cold storage, truckload and LTL freight carriers, auto carriers, rail, marine, intermodal, non-asset based freight forwarders, consolidators, and other logistics providers. We have helped clients improve operating and cash flow performance across a wide variety of business models including employee based and independent contractor based driver fleets.

Highlighted Engagements

$250M
Revenue

national moving company with logistics operation

$180M
Revenue

Car haul, Drive Away, Registration Logistics

$150M
Revenue

flatbed and TL trucking

$150M
Revenue

full truckload freight carrier for the automotive market and warehouse logistics provider

$100M
Revenue

trucking (LTL and TL) and logistics company

$95M
Revenue

Asset heavy dedicated truckload logistics

$90M
Revenue

Transportation & hauling for muncipal waste & recycling

$85M
Revenue

emergency and non-emergency medical transportation services

$60M
Revenue

asset-based transportation and logistics company

$50M
Revenue

municipal solid and demolition waste collection and recycling services

$40M
Revenue

non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) services provider

$40M
Revenue

Full Service regional and transcontinental LTL Carrier

$30M
Revenue

LTL trucking company

$30M
Revenue

Commercial truck lift-gate manufacturing

$27M
Revenue

provider of cold storage warehousing and transportation services

$20M
Revenue

national and international commercial & residential moving, storage and logistics company

$18M
Revenue

trailer repair for rail yard/intermodal

$10M
Revenue

Urgent and Non-Urgent medical transportation

$6M
Revenue

3rd party logistics & related services provider for International entities exporting into US

Experienced Professionals

FDP News

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Fort Dearborn Advises Motor Distributor

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Sep - 20

Jim Sandberg Joins Fort Dearborn

Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that Jim Sandberg has joined the firm as a Senior Associate.

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Fort Dearborn Advises Private High School

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