PwC

By Jeff Berman · February 17, 2016
Driven by a steady steam of megadeals, recent data from PwC in its quarterly “Intersections” report showed that 2015 was a banner year for transportation and logistics merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, with total 2015 deal value nearly doubling 2014’s output.
By Patrick Burnson · November 10, 2015
Changes in customer behavior are set to disrupt businesses in all industries over the next five years. Yet, most company operations are not designed to deliver what customers value – now or three years from now.
By Jeff Berman · November 4, 2015
While third quarter transportation and logistics merger and acquisition (M&A) activity saw a decline, year-to-date deal making matched up well with recent years as deal value for the first nine months of 2015 hit its highest level going back to 2006, according to data issued in the Intersections report by PwC this week.
By MMH Staff · October 21, 2015
Tempered outlook reflects concerns over impact of China slowdown and strong dollar, according to PwC’s Q3 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.
By MMH Staff · July 27, 2015
U.S. industrial manufacturers push pause on spending plans, according to PwC’s Q2 2015 Manufacturing Barometer.
By MMH Staff · April 14, 2015
PwC CEO survey finds only 19% of top retailers say they can fulfill omni-channel demand profitably.
By MMH Staff · April 8, 2015
Optimism for domestic economy at highest level since 2005, more than a third of respondents report a lack of qualified workers.
By Jeff Berman · March 9, 2015
In the most recent edition of its quarterly report, entitled Intersections, consultancy PwC noted that fourth quarter merger and acquisition activity within the transportation and logistics sector was steady overall, while full-year deal making activity in 2014 was on the slower side as it was near a ten-year low.
By Josh Bond · November 19, 2014
Merger and acquisition activity in first nine months of 2014 surpasses annual totals in the previous decade.
By Jeff Berman · October 23, 2014
Transportation and logistics merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the third quarter saw annual gains, which were driven by smaller deals in the trucking logistics, shipping, and passenger air sectors, according to data issued in the Intersections report by PwC this week.
By Jeff Berman · August 8, 2014
For the quarter, PwC said there were 51 transportation and logistics transactions values at $50 million or more for a total of $20 billion, which was ahead of 38 deals for a cumulative $16.2 billion recorded during the first quarter and the 39 deals valued at a cumulative $16.b billion in the second quarter of 2013.
By Josh Bond · June 25, 2014
Survey indicates optimized supply chains have 15% lower costs, less than half the inventory and more than three times shorter cash-to-cash cycles.
By Jeff Berman · May 9, 2014
The first quarter of 2014 did not pick up where the fourth quarter of 2013 left off when it comes to merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics sectors, according to PwC US’s report, “Intersections: First Quarter 2014 global transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis.”
By MMH Staff · April 19, 2014
PwC Manufacturing Barometer indicates hiring plans remain consistent, concerns about available pool of qualified workers on the rise.
By Jeff Berman · February 18, 2014
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics sector in the fourth quarter of 2013 fared well, posting the second highest quarterly deal volume and value in the last three years, even though 2013 overall deal volume and value did not fare nearly as well, according to Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ (PwC) report, “Intersections: Fourth Quarter 2013 global transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis.”

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