We’re very pleased to have assisted Bennett in the acquisition of Best Ways and look forward to future engagements which will help further their strategic goals.
Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) November 07, 2011
The transportation consulting firm of Ahern and Associates, Ltd., well known for their reputation as being the nation’s leading trucking and logistics acquisition firm has recently aided Bennett Motor Express, LLC in their recent acquisition of Spanaway, WA based, Best Ways Brokerage, Inc. This marks the second time overall in which Ahern and Associates has been engaged by the Bennett International Group.
McDonough, GA based Bennett Motor Express is a recognized leader in the trucking and transportation industry as well as being a premier provider of specialized freight, heavy haul transport, flatbed logistics and supply chain solutions to government contractors and commercial businesses.
This most recent acquisition fits well within Bennett’s overall strategic plans and the company looks forward to the additional geographic reach Best Ways provides. “Bennett is excited about the opportunity to partner with Best Ways, it extends Bennett’s footprint into the Northwest and provides us with an additional presence and support with great people who have over 30 years of experience in the transportation industry. This will allow Best Ways and their already diverse customer base to join an asset based company who has a nationwide network of terminals and support.” explained David Lowry, President of Bennett Motor Express.
Andy Ahern, CEO of Ahern and Associates, LLC also commented on the recent closing: “We’re very pleased to have assisted Bennett in the acquisition of Best Ways and look forward to future engagements which will help further their strategic goals.” With over twenty five years of acquisition experience within the transportation industry, Ahern & Associates often draws upon their expansive list of industry contacts which allows them to often times create markets where none may have existed previously.
About Bennett International Group, LLC:
Bennett International Group, an acknowledged leader in the trucking and transportation industry, is a premier provider of specialized freight, heavy haul transport, flatbed, and logistics and supply chain solutions to government contractors and commercial businesses for more than 30 years.
Marcia G. Taylor, Bennett International Group's president and CEO has staked her claim as an industry innovator, receiving numerous and continuous accolades, which include being named the #1 Woman Owned Business by Atlanta Business Chronicle. Ms. Taylor and the nationwide team of more than 3,000 contractors, agents and employees has developed Bennett and its related entities into a multi-faceted system of innovative transportation service companies.
Bennett's family of companies delivers incomparable solutions involved in such diverse modalities as: heavy haul and flatbed services, intermodal and toter services, drive away and vehicle transport services, supply chain management and warehouse services, manufactured transport and storage buildings, Logistics (3PL & 4PL). For more information, call 800.866.5500 or visit http://www.bennettig.com
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