Specialty third-party logistics providers: A busy market for transactions in 2014

March 2014
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Specialty third-party logistics providers: A busy market for transactions in 2014

At a glance

The number of logistic transactions is on the rise and private equity and industry players continue to look for strategic purchases, particularly of specialty 3PL providers. Third-party logistics providers are becoming increasingly indispensable due to their high level of customization, service quality, or service accuracy. Because of the number of well-capitalized players and the need for this operational intelligence and sophisticated capabilities, we expect this momentum of deals to continue.