Phoenix, AZ, May 16, 2012— Having just celebrated a quarter-century of servicing the transportation industry, Ahern and Associates, Ltd., the nation’s premier trucking, logistics and warehousing consultants are not only leading the marketplace in transportation acquisitions, they’re also leaving a wake of overly satisfied clients. Andy Ahern, CEO of Ahern and Associates and his staff have diligently performed dozens of successful transportation acquisitions and transportation operations efficiency assignments as well as having improved profitability for numerous trucking companies looking to improve their overall operating performance.
The end result: Owners of trucking, logistics and warehousing companies who are eager to pronounce their satisfaction of Ahern’s services.
Milan Express: “You confirmed our thoughts as to your knowledge of the transportation industry and we found you to be very direct and very sincere in your dealings with us – you also kept us focused.”
D & E Transport: “Thank you so much for the most important decision of our lives. My wife and I feel extremely fortunate to be associated with you and your firm.”
Plains Transportation: “We are a better company because of you and your staff. I am excited about our next journey together. I feel that I have a lifelong friend in you. I appreciate everything you have done for me, both professionally and personally.”
Century Carriers: “Ahern has great connections and can turn your business completely around if you can only just take one chance and listen. Our business is profitable, we have a great future, and we are excited about the work we have to do; Andy and his team have given us the hope and desire to go forward”.
Norco Transportation: “In my opinion, there is no one that has your knowledge and hands-on experience when it comes to placing a value on transportation entities. I was delighted with the presentation, facts and the conclusion developed”.
Southwest Freight Lines: “I really appreciate your knowledge of the industry. You have provided valuable insight….it’s always good to have someone from the outside give us an honest overview”.
Arkansas Home Transit: “In February 2011, knowing I was interested in possibly partnering with another company, I was referred to Andy Ahern. Andy was described as being someone with whom I could work well and somebody who is a “straight shooter” and I could trust…within 2 weeks, I entered into an agreement with a reputable company that wanted to acquire my company. In the process, Andy and his associates were in constant communication with me. They were direct, supportive, honest and kept me completely informed about the process of finding an interested Buyer.”
Jim Moore: “I have great respect for both Andy and his company, because of the way he sets high priorities for himself as well as those who work with him. For the integrity, character, commitment and passion that he displays….I would highly recommend Ahern & Associates for any of your transportation needs”.
Advantage Transport, Inc.; “Just wanted to thank you, personally, for helping us through an acquisition. Although we hired you to consult Advantage Transport, it was nice to learn that you had expertise and knowledge of companies in need of what we have to offer….Andy, I would be more than happy to recommend Ahern & Associates to any transportation company that is considering utilizing your services”.
United World Wide: “Your team operates with a high degree of professionalism and we have found your assistance both refreshing and informative”.
Paschall Truck Lines: “You have demonstrated to us your complete honesty and integrity with discussions regarding acquisition candidates. You stand superbly above every other business merger and acquisition consultant we have dealt with over the years….Your staff always demonstrates the utmost courtesy and professionalism in dealing with us potential acquisition candidates”.
DHE: “I’ve known you for many years and it has been a pleasure working with you. I really appreciate your knowledge of the transportation industry, including contacts, evaluations and ability to work through issues”.
Hribar Trucking, Inc.: “I want to thank you for your assistance in our most recent acquisition. You and Andy’s expertise in the transportation industry and the ability to locate valuable acquisition candidates is priceless”.
Well Recognized Law Firm: “We find your expertise in the areas of logistics; be it consulting or based on being hired for acquisition analysis to be outstanding. We value the relationship and are very happy to give you a letter of reference”.
Forest City Trading Group: “As you know, we interviewed several consultants from the very small to large global companies. What Ahern & Associates offered was to help us understand the trucking industry….the other companies were not able to provide the knowledge and industry connections that Ahern & Associates has…you were able to accomplish this within a short time frame, which was very important to us….we know we can count on you and your group to do what they say”.
PTSI: “I have always found Andy and his firm to be honest and forthright, in all matters whether personal or professional”.
About Ahern & Associates, Ltd.:
Ahern and Associates is North America’s leading trucking and transportation management consulting firm. The skilled consultants at Ahern and Associates specialize in mergers and acquisitions of trucking and logistics companies as well as the restructuring and evaluation of existing carriers that seek to increase operating efficiency and improve profitability. Since 1987, Ahern and Associates has aided hundreds of buyers in the acquisition of trucking and logistics companies throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as assisting many transportation and logistics companies in reducing their overall operating costs and increasing their profitability. For more information, please call 602-242-1030 or visit http://www.Ahern-Ltd.com
Jason W. Jantzen
Phoenix Marketing Associates