PwC

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.”
By Jeff Berman · December 4, 2013
It comes as no surprise that shale gas has the potential to play a key role in the domestic freight transportation landscape.
By Jeff Berman · November 12, 2013
Third quarter deal value—for deals valued at $50 million or more—was $10.2 billion and represents 40 announced deals compared to the second quarter, which had 37 deals totaling $16.3 billion.
By Josh Bond · October 25, 2013
PwC Manufacturing Barometer illustrates the confidence and caution in manufacturers' hiring and investment plans.
By Josh Bond · October 25, 2013
PwC Manufacturing Barometer report illustrates the confidence and caution in manufacturers' hiring and investment plans.
By Jeff Berman · August 2, 2013
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics sectors in the second quarter was up slightly on an annual basis, according to data released this week by Pricewaterhouse Coopers.
By MMH Staff · July 2, 2013
Growth on par with 16.4% growth in 2011, which followed only 3.9% growth in 2010.
By MMH Staff · June 26, 2013
More than 40% of CPG companies expect to sell products directly to consumers in 2013, up from 24% in 2012
By Jeff Berman · February 11, 2013
Fourth quarter 2012 merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics sectors was at its highest level in three years, according to Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ (PwC) report “Intersections: Fourth Quarter 2012 global transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis.”
By Jeff Berman · November 13, 2012
In its recently released report, “Intersections: Third Quarter 2012 global transportation and logistics industry mergers and acquisitions analysis,” Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) reported that even with a difficult global economy, transportation and logistics activity in the third quarter was strong.
By MMH Staff · September 28, 2012
Seven primary catalysts—including transportation and energy costs—creating potentially favorable environment for domestic re-shoring and increased U.S. production activity

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