Trucking and Logistics Consultant, Andy Ahern of Ahern and Associates Celebrates 24 Years in Business

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Renowned Phoenix based firm marks 24 years in aiding the needs of trucking and logistics companies throughout North America.

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..We’ve been fortunate to have great employees who have stayed with the company for many years who have not only helped establish our firm as a leader within the trucking and logistics industries, but also become a trusted partner to so many companies..

Ahern and Associates, Ltd., North America’s leading transportation management and consulting firm has announced a new milestone in successfully reaching twenty-four years in business. Surviving the many peaks and valleys experienced by the transportation industry, Ahern’s record of longevity is a testament to their underlying motto of always putting client needs first.

For nearly a quarter of a century, Ahern and Associates has successfully assisted hundreds of trucking and logistics companies with their acquisition needs as well as aiding struggling carriers with improving operations and increasing cash flow among other services. Ahern and Associates takes pride in the fact that they have built their business from day one based on trust, high ethical standards and over delivering for their broad list of clients.

Taking a specialized approach to their extensive array of service offerings, Ahern’s staff of ex-Presidents and CEO’s of trucking companies have cemented Ahern and Associates as the industry’s “go-to” firm by excelling within the following core competencies: Trucking and logistics mergers and acquisitions, trucking and logistics divestitures, leveraged buyouts, pre and post petitions transportation bankruptcies, operational reviews and audits, successor planning, business planning, sales and marketing programs and implementation of their signature transportation software, Financial I.Q.

The following is a list of clients Ahern and Associates either currently or has previously represented:

  •     Ace Doran Hauling & Rigging Co., Inc.    •    Gemini Traffic Sales, Inc.    •    Paschall Truck Lines, Inc.
  •     Advantage Transport, Inc.    •    Glenn National Carriers    •    Peoplease, Inc.
  •     Alabama Motor Express, Inc.    •    Great Hill Partners, LLC.    •    PGT Trucking, Inc.
  •     American Transport, Inc.    •    Greatwide Logistics Services    •    Plains Transportation
  •     Ardwin Freight, Inc.    •    Gumbranch Capital LLC    •    Progressive Logistics, Inc.
  •     Arnold Industries, Inc.    •    Haney Truck Lines, Inc.    •    R&L Carriers, Inc.
  •     Atlantic Street Capital    •    Hercules Forwarding, Inc.    •    RT Systems, Inc.
  •     Baldwin Distribution Services, Inc.    •    Heritage Transportation    •    Sammons Trucking, Inc.
  •     Bold Transportation.    •    Hogan Transport, Inc.    •    Sargent Trucking Company
  •     Builders Transport, Inc.    •    Hribar Trucking, Inc.    •    Smithway Motor Xpress, Inc.
  •     Boyd Brothers Transportation, Inc.    •    Intermodal Cartage Company    •    Sodrel Truck Lines, Inc.
  •     Buske Truck Lines, Inc.    •    Invest Corp. International, Inc.    •    Southwest Freight Lines, Inc.
  •     Celadon Group, Inc.    •    Jamco Group    •    Swift Transportation Co.
  •     Century Carriers Inc.    •    Jetco Delivery    •    3-1 Truck Line, Inc.
  •     Central Transport, Inc.    •    John J. Jerue Companies    •    Tandem Transport Corporation
  •     Central Freight Lines.    •    J.P. Donmoyer, Inc.    •    Tee Pee Logistics
  •     Christenson Transportation, Inc.    •    J. Rayl Transportation    •    Thayer Capital Partners
  •     Coretrans, Inc    •     Koleasco, Inc.    •    The Bama Companies, Inc.
  •     Cornerstone Systems, Inc.    •    LandAir Express, Inc.                             •    The Custom Companies
  •     C.R. England, Inc.    •    Lawrence Leasing Co., Inc.                     •    The Evans Companies
  •     CPX Trucking, Inc.    •    Lily Transportation Corp    •    The Koch Companies
  •     CRST International, Inc.    •    L.J. Rogers    •    Titan Transfer, Inc.
  •     CTS Advantage Logistics    •    Maverick Transportation, Inc.    •    TMC Transportation, Inc.
  •     Dallas/Mavis Specialized Carriers    •    McCain Foods, Ltd    •    Total Logistics Control, Inc.
  •     Dallas-Miller Management, Inc.    •    McKelvey Trucklines, Inc.    •    Total Transportation Services, LLC
  •     Dependable Highway Express, Inc.    •    Melton Trucklines, Inc.    •    Transport Continental, Inc.
  •     Distribution Management Corp.    •    Mesilla Valley Transportation    •    Transport Industries, L.P.
  •     DuPre Transport, Inc.    •    Milan Express, Inc.    •    Transportation Resource Partners
  •     East Coast Transport, Inc.    •    Milan Transportation, Inc.    •    Triple A Transport
  •     Echo Global Logistics    •    Miller Transfer & Rigging    •    TRX, Inc.
  •     Estenson Logistics    •    Nationwide Express, Inc.    •    United World Cargo
  •     Evans Equipment Co.    •    Network FOB    •    Universal Truck Load Services, Inc.
  •     Everhart Transportation, Inc.    •    Northern Refrigerated Services, Inc.    •    USA Truck, Inc.
  •     Farmland Industries, Inc.    •    NYK Logistics    •    US1 Industries, Inc.
  •     Fenway Partners, Inc.    •    Oakley Trucking Co., Inc.    •    US Freightways, Inc.
  •     Fikes Trucklines, Inc.    •    Old Dominion Freight Lines, Inc.    •    US Xpress, Inc.
  •     Foodliner, Inc.    •    Overnight Express, Inc.    •    Vitran Corporation, Inc.
  •     Forest City Trading Group, LLC    •    P.A.M. Transportation Services, Inc.    •    VHL Logistics, Inc.
  •     Freight Management, Inc.    •    Panther II Logistics    •    Wooster Motor Express
  •     Gardner Transportation Group    •    Parcel Port, Inc.    

Andy Ahern, CEO of Ahern and Associates attributes the company’s longevity to his employees. Ahern explained, “I’ve always believed that you’re only as good as the people you surround yourself with. We’ve been fortunate to have great employees who have stayed with the company for many years who have not only helped establish our firm as a leader within the trucking and logistics industries, but also become a trusted partner to so many companies.”

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

Business contact:
A.W. Ahern

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Jason W. Jantzen
Phoenix Marketing Associates

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