Trucking & Logistics Industry Q1 2019 Update

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Trucking & Logistics Industry Q1 2019 Update

Executive Summary

Trucking company median valuation multiples are currently at 6.3x, up 36.9% from the most recent cycle trough of 4.6x in January 2016.  According to ATA Chief  Economist Bob Costello, we are currently in one of the best, if not the best, truck freight markets we have ever seen. This has caused demand to outpace the ability of trucking companies to find drivers. The level of for-hire freight shipments as measured by the Transportation Services Index was up 3.2% from January 2018 showing growing demand for freight service. The ATA tonnage index rose 2.2% in January 2019 to 114.4 from December’s 111.9 level

TRUCKING & LOGISTICS INDUSTRY UPDATE INCLUDES:

  • KEY BUSINESS CONSIDERATIONS
  • KEY TRUCKING & LOGISTICS TRENDS
  • VALUATION CONSIDERATIONS
  • SELECTED PUBLIC COMPARABLES
  • SELECTED RECENT INDUSTRY TRANSACTIONS
  • SELECTED BRIDGEPOINT TRANSACTION EXPERIENCE