1st Choice Delivery Acquired Controlling Stake in 4SameDay

BG Strategic Advisors Announces that 1st Choice Delivery Acquired Controlling Stake in 4SameDay

West Palm Beach, FL – November 8, 2017 – BG Strategic Advisors (“BGSA”) is pleased to announce that 4SameDay (or the “Company”) has sold a controlling stake to 1st Choice Delivery (“1st Choice”), a portfolio company of the private equity firm Northern Pacific Group (“NPG”).

Founded in 1995, 4SameDay is a premier provider of comprehensive same-day logistics solutions for time-sensitive shipments in the pharmaceutical, long-term care, entertainment, financial, print, advertising and media industries. The Company utilizes an asset-light operating model and proprietary technology to provide scheduled, routed and on demand deliveries and a full suite of value added services. 4SameDay maintains strong partnerships with its customers by generating meaningful cost savings through effective supply chain management and integrated, on-site customer service and dispatching capabilities. The Company focuses on traceability and certainty of arrival, ensuring prompt delivery of time-sensitive products.

Founders Eric Reese and Chris Carey will remain with 4SameDay and 1st Choice post close and will play important leadership, sales and business development roles.

BG Strategic Advisors, LLC acted as financial advisor and Greenberg Traurig acted as legal advisor to 4SameDay.

About 1st Choice Delivery

1st Choice Delivery is a Midwest-based, full service delivery and logistics company. 1st Choice focuses on serving the “last mile” and provides logistics services to more than 1,000 customers each day. Customers are served through a suite of logistics services including, parcel delivery, LTL delivery, on-demand delivery, inventory storage and FTL inventory repositioning.

About Northern Pacific Group

Northern Pacific Group is a private equity investment firm based in Wayzata, MN. NPG focuses on investing in lower middle market companies with attractive cash flow characteristics and strong organic growth and / or actionable acquisition strategies. NPG seeks to invest in companies where existing management and shareholders share the firm’s partnership values.

About 4SameDay

Headquartered in El Segundo, CA, 4SameDay provides same-day logistics solutions for time sensitive shipments in the pharmaceutical, long-term care, entertainment, financial, print, advertising and media industries. The Company utilizes proprietary technology and routing software to optimize customers’ supply chains, ensuring timely deliveries and efficient costs.

About BG Strategic Advisors

BGSA is the leading M&A advisory firm focused on the logistics and supply chain industry.  The firm specializes in providing CEOs in the logistics and supply chain industry with the tools to maximize their company’s value.  BGSA has completed several well-known supply chain deals, including the sales of Converge to Arrow Electronics, Dixie Warehouse Services and Wilpak to Jacobson Companies, the PWC Logistics acquisitions of Trans-Link and Transoceanic, the Churchill sale to BirdDog, the Raytrans sale to Echo Global, the Unicity sale to PBB, the Air-Road sale to Reliant Equity, and many others.

For more information, or to explore a sale, merger, acquisition, capital raise, or other strategic initiative for your company, please contact Managing Director Benjamin Gordon at (561) 932-1601, email Ben@bgsa.com, or visit www.BGSA.com.

BGSA provides investment banking services through BG Strategic Advisors LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and the SIPC.

ZMC Acquired Controlling Stake in IT Renew

BG Strategic Advisors Announces that ZMC Acquired Controlling Stake in IT Renew; Investment will Support IT Renew’s Continued Innovation in Data Security and Data Center Lifecycle Management

West Palm Beach, FL – November 2, 2017 – BG Strategic Advisors (“BGSA”) is pleased to announce that IT Renew has sold a controlling stake in the Company to affiliates of private equity firm ZMC. Founded in 2000, IT Renew (“ITR” or the “Company”) is a leading global IT lifecycle management solutions provider, specializing in data center decommissioning and data erasure and security services. The Company’s technology-driven approach streamlines traditional data center decommissioning processes to deliver superior data and asset security, value recovery and IT sustainability. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, IT Renew’s proprietary, software-driven platform, Teraware, was built in close collaboration with the world’s leading cloud and hyperscale datacenter operators. More than 200 customers utilize IT Renew’s solutions in over 40 countries across five continents through a global network of Company-owned and operated facilities.

Upon closing of the transaction, Aidin Aghamiri will take over as Chief Executive Officer of IT Renew and founder Mostafa Aghamiri will remain involved as Chairman.

“The ZMC team values and supports IT Renew’s mission to provide the market-leading service and best-in-class products that has defined us for the last 17 years,” said Aidin Aghamiri. “We are thrilled to have a partner who will continue to champion aggressive investments in our Company and customers, and who has a proven track record of taking technology-enabled services companies to the next level of success.”

“IT Renew has incredibly strong client relationships, industry-leading service and software, and a culture characterized by entrepreneurial spirit and accelerating momentum—all critical to our investment decision,” said Andrew Vogel, Managing Partner at ZMC. “ZMC has been impressed by the Company’s growth and is committed to supporting ITR’s investments in service and innovation. The acquisition of IT Renew emanates from ZMC’s focus on the shift to cloud computing and data security as investment themes which will continue to drive growth for the Company’s services and addressable market.”

Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and BG Strategic Advisors, LLC acted as financial advisors and Moore & Van Allen PLLC acted as legal advisor to IT Renew. Sidley Austin LLP acted as legal advisor to ZMC.

About ZMC

ZMC is a leading private equity firm comprised of experienced investors and executives that invest and manage a diverse group of media and communications enterprises. Founded in 2001, ZMC’s investment philosophy centers on operational value creation driven by targeted investment themes, deep sector expertise, and strong partnerships with industry and operating executives. ZMC approaches its investments in collaboration with management teams and has a successful track record of actively adding value to portfolio companies. ZMC is currently investing out of ZMC II, L.P. www.zmclp.com

About IT Renew

Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, IT Renew supports the data erasure and data center decommissioning needs of some of the most large-scale, data-rich, privacy-focused organizations in the world. The Company’s technology-driven approach streamlines traditional data center decommissioning processes to deliver superior data and asset security, value recovery and IT sustainability. IT Renew was designated a Visionary in the Magic Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Asset Disposition, Worldwide and named to the 2016 Inc. 5000, finishing among the top 10 percent of all ranked companies in gross revenues.

About BG Strategic Advisors

BGSA is the leading M&A advisory firm focused on the logistics and supply chain industry.  The firm specializes in providing CEOs in the logistics and supply chain industry with the tools to maximize their company’s value.  BGSA has completed several well-known supply chain deals, including the sales of Converge to Arrow Electronics, Dixie Warehouse Services and Wilpak to Jacobson Companies, the PWC Logistics acquisitions of Trans-Link and Transoceanic, the Churchill sale to BirdDog, the Raytrans sale to Echo Global, the Unicity sale to PBB, the Air-Road sale to Reliant Equity, and many others.

For more information, or to explore a sale, merger, acquisition, capital raise, or other strategic initiative for your company, please contact Managing Director Benjamin Gordon at (561) 932-1601, email Ben@bgsa.com, or visit www.BGSA.com.

BGSA provides investment banking services through BG Strategic Advisors LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and the SIPC.

Jin Jiang International Holdings Co., Ltd

BG Strategic Advisors Announces that Jin Jiang International Has Completed the Acquisition of BGSA Client YRC Worldwide Inc.’s 50% Interest in JHJ International Transportation


West Palm Beach, FL – March 31, 2016 – BG Strategic Advisors (BGSA) is pleased to announce that Jin Jiang International Holdings Co., Ltd. (Jin Jiang International), through its subsidiary Balance Global Limited, has completed the acquisition of BGSA client YRC Worldwide Inc.’s (YRCW) 50% interest in JHJ International Transportation Co., Ltd., (JHJ). The purchase provides Jin Jiang International with 100% ownership of JHJ and completes YRCW’s strategy of divesting non-core international assets. The sale represents BGSA’s first sale of a mainland Chinese company.

In July 2011, YRCW management implemented strategies focused on increasing profitability in its North American less-than-truckload ground transportation business. In 2012, YRCW divested non-core assets including its full truckload business and a China based trucking company. The sale of YRCW’s equity stake in JHJ to Jin Jiang Investment represents the last remaining non-core international asset in this series of divestitures.

JHJ is a mainland China-based asset-light 3PL and freight forwarder providing services including international ocean and air freight forwarding, warehousing, truck brokerage, customs brokerage, supply chain management, quality control, and other asset-light 3PL services. The Company increasingly specializes in the higher-margin segments of forwarding and logistics, including the transport of oversized project cargo, integrated warehouse operations, individually engineered transportation and logistics solutions, and complete supply chain integration. JHJ has over 1,200 employees and 77 client service locations in major Chinese cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, and Wuhan.

About YRCW

YRCW, headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, is the holding company for a portfolio of less-than-truckload (LTL) companies including YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, Holland, Reddaway, and New Penn. Collectively, YRCW companies have one of the largest, most comprehensive LTL networks in North America with local, regional, national and international capabilities. Through their teams of experienced service professionals, YRCW companies offer industry-leading expertise in flexible supply chain solutions, ensuring customers can ship industrial, commercial and retail goods with confidence. YRCW is listed on the NASDAQ under the ticker YRCW.

About Jin Jiang International

Jin Jiang International is one of the leading travel and hospitality conglomerates in China, with revenue and assets of approximately USD 9 billion and 6 billion, respectively.

Jin Jiang International has three core businesses: hotel management and investment, tourist services, and transport and logistics. It holds directly/indirectly four listed corporations: Jin Jiang Hotels (2006 HK), Jin Jiang Development (A share 600754, B share 900934), Jin Jiang Investment (A share 600650, B share 900914) and Jin Jiang Travel (B share 900929).

Jin Jiang International has extensive business and equity partnership with prestigious hotel groups such as Marriott, Hilton, InterContinental, Fairmont Raffels, Accor as well as over two dozens of globally renowned corporations such as Japanese Mitsui, JTB, UK HRG, and Swiss Les Roches Hotel Management College.

Quality One Wireless Acquires PCD

BG Strategic Advisors Announces that Quality One Wireless, LLC Has Acquired BGSA Client Personal Communications Devices, LLC


West Palm Beach, FL – October 22, 2013 – BG Strategic Advisors (“BGSA”) is pleased to announce that Quality One Wireless, LLC (“Q1W”), a global leader in wireless distribution, has acquired BGSA client Personal Communications Devices, LLC (“PCD”), a leading provider of wireless devices to service providers in the Americas for more than 25 years. The purchase completes Q1W’s “stalking horse bid” to acquire substantially all of the operating business assets of PCD through a sale under Section 363 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. The purchase price of the acquisition was in excess of $125 million, and the companies will operate under the Quality One Wireless brand.

“PCD’s products and market segments are an ideal fit for our global distribution channels,” said John Chiorando, President and Chief Executive Officer of Q1W. “Acquiring PCD allowed a natural extension of our core business, and will accelerate the product and market penetration strategies that benefit our global Telecom customers.”

The completion of the transaction unites two wireless industry leaders to provide carriers, OEM’s and other wireless technology partners with a rich array of distribution, go-to-market, and product life cycle solutions across the globe.

“This acquisition brings together very complementary capabilities and distribution channels to dramatically increase the overall value added to device makers, telecom carriers, and retailers alike,” said George Appling, President and CEO of PCD. “We are confident that it will result in an expanded customer base to include both the traditional Tier 1 carrier focus of PCD and the regional carrier and dealer focus of Quality One. Moreover, both companies have been aggressively growing their accessories and M2M businesses and that focus will continue.”

About Personal Communications Devices

A global gateway for its technology partners throughout the Americas, PCD provides both carriers and manufacturers a rich array of product life cycle management services that includes planning and development; inventory; technical testing; quality control; forward and reverse logistics; sell-in and sell-thru, marketing & warranty support.  Its extensive portfolio of high-quality and versatile wireless devices includes feature phones, smartphones, tablets, mobile hotspots, modems, routers, fixed wireless, M2M, GPS, and other innovative wireless connectivity devices and accessories.  PCD is based in Hauppauge, New York; and maintains operations facilities in Brea, California; and Toronto, Canada.

About Quality One Wireless

Quality One Wireless is a leading global distributor of wireless handsets, accessories, and communication equipment throughout North America, South America, and the Caribbean, providing one-point product and device solutions. The company specializes in customized solutions that include refurbishing, repair, and distribution of wireless devices. Collaborating with industry partners, our team develops optimum mobility strategies to maximize benefits and minimize your risks. We ensure satisfaction through innovative products and superior services.  Based in Orlando, Florida, Quality One Wireless offers complete solutions to wireless operators, MVNO’s, insurance providers, retailers, dealers, wholesalers, and e-commerce partners.

Echo Global Logistics Acquires Open Mile

BG Strategic Advisors Announces that Echo Global Logistics, Inc. Has Acquired BGSA Client Open Mile, Inc.


West Palm Beach, FL – March 19, 2013 – BGSA is pleased to announce that Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, has acquired BGSA client Open Mile, Inc., a truckload brokerage headquartered in Boston, MA.

Founded in 2010, Open Mile is a non-asset transportation service provider that combines high tech automation with freight management expertise to create superior shipping services for clients and carriers.

“Open Mile has developed leading edge, cloud-based technology that successfully automates many of the manual tasks of transportation management,” said Douglas R. Waggoner, Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global Logistics. “The acquisition of Open Mile enhances the technology solutions we offer clients and carriers while also expanding our client base, sales force and carrier network in the Northeastern United States.”

“Echo is the premier third party logistics firm in the transportation industry,” stated Evan Schumacher, CEO of Open Mile. “We look forward to joining the Echo team and contributing to the industry leading technology that drives their business.”

About Echo Global Logistics

Echo Global Logistics, based in Chicago, is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services. Echo maintains a proprietary web-based technology platform that compiles and analyzes data from its network of over 24,000 transportation providers to serve its clients’ transportation and supply chain management needs. Echo services clients across a wide range of industries, such as manufacturing, construction, consumer products and retail. For more information on Echo, visit: www.echo.com.

About Open Mile

Open Mile, based in Boston, is a non-asset transportation service provider that combines high tech automation with freight management expertise to create superior shipping services for clients and carriers. For more information on Open Mile, visit: www.openmile.com.

Liquidity Services Acquires NESA

BG Strategic Advisors Announces that Liquidity Services, Inc. Has Acquired BGSA Client National Electronic Service Association (NESA)


West Palm Beach, FL – November 2, 2012 – BG Strategic Advisors is pleased to announce that Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: LQDT) has acquired National Electronic Service Association (NESA) in an all-cash transaction. NESA is a Canadian provider of returns management, refurbishment and reverse logistics services for high-value consumer electronics, telecommunications, and information technology products. BG Strategic Advisors acted as the exclusive financial advisor to NESA in this transaction.

NESA, with nearly 130 employees, is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario and establishes Liquidity Services’ first client service and distribution center in Canada while enabling the company to cross-sell services with existing and prospective clients in both the U.S. and Canada. NESA’s current service offering is supported by NESA Live, a cloud based application that supports returns management, repair and refurbishment services in hundreds of product categories, including satellite TV boxes, laptops, game consoles, tablets, and e-books.

“With the proliferation of technology causing complexity and shorter life cycles across thousands of products, our comprehensive reverse logistics solution, encompassing returns management, refurbishment and multi-channel disposition and re-sale services, enables us to reduce costs and increase recovery value for retailers and OEMs,” said Bill Angrick, Chairman and CEO of Liquidity Services. “We are delighted to add NESA’s experienced team to our business and look forward to providing NESA’s client base the opportunity to utilize our existing multi-channel asset recovery services for surplus and refurbished consumer electronics and technology products. The Liquidity Services solution leverages over 2.2 million global buyers and our experience completing the sale of over $3.0 billion in Gross Merchandise Volume.”

“We are excited to join Liquidity Services and combine our respective services to create a comprehensive reverse logistics solution for electronic and technology products,” said Dominic Renda, President and Founder of NESA. “Liquidity Services brings us a leading market position, expertise and resources to help NESA reach the next level, representing an even brighter future for our growth, innovation and value for our clients and employees.”

Liquidity Services expects the transaction to be $0.02 to $0.03 cents accretive to its fiscal year 2013 earnings results.

About NESA

Founded in 1986 in Toronto, NESA provides comprehensive reverse and forward logistics solutions, procurement, repair, refurbishment and remanufacturing services to leading electronics manufacturers, distributors and service providers in Canada through a distributed national service network. NESA’s mission is to provide repair and warranty services for electronic products, as well as refurbishment and re-manufacturing for a full range of consumer and business electronic products. Located in Toronto, Ontario, NESA and its team of nearly 130 employees are proud of their 26-year history of service excellence serving corporate and consumer clients across Canada. Additional information can be found at www.nesacanada.com.

About Liquidity Services

Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: LQDT) provides leading corporations, public sector agencies and buying customers the world’s most transparent, innovative and effective online marketplaces and integrated services for surplus assets. On behalf of its clients, Liquidity Services has completed the sale of over $3.0 billion of surplus, returned and end-of-life assets, in over 500 product categories, including consumer goods, capital assets and industrial equipment. The company is based in Washington, D.C. and has nearly 1,200 employees. Additional information can be found at www.liquidityservicesinc.com.

Waste Management, Inc.

BG Strategic Advisors Announces that Waste Management, Inc. Has Acquired BGSA Clients Access Computer Products, Inc. and Mordell, L.L.C.


West Palm Beach, FL – August 2, 2011 – BG Strategic Advisors is pleased to announce that Waste Management, Inc., the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America, has acquired Access Computer Products, Inc. and Mordell, L.L.C., two leading providers of reverse logistics and remarketing services for cell phones, ink and toner cartridges, and computers.  BG Strategic Advisors acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Access Computer Products and Mordell in this transaction.

Access Computer Products and Mordell, with 110 employees, are headquartered in Loveland, Colorado.

About Access Computer Products and Mordell

Access Computer Products and Mordell, based in Loveland, Colorado, are two leading providers of reverse logistics and resale services for cell phones, ink and toner cartridges, and computers. For more information about the companies visit www.accessftc.com and www.mordell.net.

About Waste Management

Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also the largest residential recycler and a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit www.wm.com or www.thinkgreen.com.

Chick Companies Merges with Nefab AB

BG Strategic Advisors Announces that BGSA Client Chick Companies Merges with Nefab AB


Palm Beach, FL – September 17, 2010 –BG Strategic Advisors is pleased to announce that BGSA client Chick Companies, a leading provider of wood-based industrial packaging solutions, has agreed to merge with Nefab AB, a global leader of expendable and reusable packaging products.

Chick Companies is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and operates sites in California, Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas, Georgia, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Illinois with an additional facility in the European Port of Hamburg, Germany.

About Chick Companies

Chick Companies traces its origin to 1870, when it was founded as John F. Chick and Son, a lumber mill on the banks of Silver Lake in central New Hampshire. After World War II, this family-owned lumber business expanded into a retail lumber yard. In 1975, the family re-focused the business onto the production of industrial packaging and heavy skids.  Today, Chick serves multi-national customers around the US and the world in its sites around the country and in Germany.  For more information, please refer to www.chickpackaging.com.

About Nefab AB

Nefab AB, together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures industrial transport and custom packaging solutions for industrial groups in Sweden and internationally.  The company serves primarily telecommunications and automotive industries, as well as renewable energy industries and companies manufacturing transport-sensitive/theft-prone products. Nefab AB was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Jonkoping, Sweden.  It has operations in Europe, North and South America, and Asia.  For more information, please refer to www.nefab.com.

About BG Strategic Advisors

BGSA is the leading M&A advisory firm focused on the logistics and supply chain industry.  The firm specializes in providing CEOs in the logistics and supply chain industry with the tools to maximize their company’s value.  BGSA has completed several well-known supply chain deals, including the sales of Converge to Arrow Electronics Inc., Dixie Warehouse Services and Wilpak Inc. to Jacobson Companies, the PWC Logistics acquisitions of Trans-Link and Transoceanic, the Churchill sale to BirdDog, the Raytrans sale to Echo Global, the Unicity sale to PBB, the Air-Road sale to Reliant Equity, and many others.  For more information, or to explore a sale, merger, acquisition, capital raise, or other strategic initiative for your company, please contact Managing Director Benjamin Gordon at (561) 932-1601 or email Benjamin@bgsa.com.

Arrow Electronics Inc.

BG Strategic Advisors Announces Arrow Electronics Inc. to acquire PCG Parent Corp. (d/b/a Converge)


Palm Beach, FL – April 6, 2010 – BG Strategic Advisors is pleased to announce that Arrow Electronics Inc., a global distributor of electronic components and enterprise computing products, services and solutions, has agreed to acquire PCG Parent Corp. (d/b/a Converge), a leading provider of reverse logistics services for electronics manufacturers and electronic component suppliers.  BG Strategic Advisors acted as the exclusive financial advisor to PCG Parent Corp. in this transaction.

PCG Parent Corp., with 350 employees, is headquartered in Peabody, Massachusetts, with offices in Columbus, Ohio, Singapore and the Netherlands and support centers throughout Europe, the United States and Asia.

The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in May, 2010.

About PCG Parent Corp. (d/b/a Converge)

Converge provides a leading set of reverse logistics solutions and end-of-life asset disposal solutions to a broad set of electronic manufacturers and electronic component suppliers.  The company distinguishes itself by providing sophisticated solutions globally with a high degree of visibility and secure chain of custody.  For more information, visit www.converge.com.

About Arrow Electronics Inc.

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions.  Headquartered in Melville, NY, Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for over 900 suppliers and 125,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 310 locations in 51 countries and territories.

About BG Strategic Advisors

BG Strategic Advisors (“BGSA”) acted as the exclusive financial advisor to PCG Parent Corp. on this transaction.  BGSA is the leading M&A advisory firm focused on the logistics and supply chain industry.  The firm specializes in providing CEOs in the logistics and supply chain industry with the tools to maximize their company’s value.  BGSA has completed several well-known supply chain deals, including the sales of Dixie Warehouse Services and Wilpak Inc. to Jacobson Companies, the PWC Logistics acquisition of GeoLogistics, the Churchill sale to BirdDog, the Raytrans sale to Echo Global, the Unicity sale to PBB, the Air-Road sale to Reliant Equity, and many others.  For more information, or to explore a sale, merger, acquisition, capital raise, or other strategic initiative for your company, please contact Managing Director Benjamin Gordon (561) 932-1601, email ben@bgsa.com, or visit www.bgsa.com.

BGSA provides investment banking services through BG Strategic Advisors LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and the SIPC.

BirdDog Logistics

BG Strategic Advisors Announces the Acquisition of Churchill Transport Group by BirdDog Logistics


Palm Beach, FL – November 5, 2009 – BG Strategic Advisors (“BGSA”) is pleased to announce that Churchill Transport Group, Inc. (“Churchill”), a privately-owned third-party logistics (3PL) provider based in Charlotte, NC, has been acquired by BirdDog Logistics, LLC (“BirdDog”). BG Strategic Advisors acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Churchill Transport Group in this transaction.

Boasting a seasoned team of professionals with decades of industry expertise and a strong customer base, Churchill Transport Group and its affiliate, CTG Financial, LLC represent an important strategic addition to BirdDog’s freight management business. “Churchill’s service offerings, customer service team, and strong customer base complement BirdDog’s business and will extend our ability to deliver best-in-class services to our customers,” said Richard Piontek, president, BirdDog Logistics. “The addition of Churchill further strengthens our position in the transportation market and advances BirdDog’s objective of helping our customers effectively purchase and manage freight across all modes of transportation. In addition, Churchill customers will now have access to BirdDog’s Transportation Spend Management services, including contract negotiation, freight bill audit and payment, and information management.”

“Combining teams and uniting our capabilities is a great growth opportunity for Churchill and will greatly benefit our customers and employees,” said Derek Skea, president, Churchill Transport Group. “We are excited to join the BirdDog team and look forward to continued growth and success.”

About BirdDog Logistics

BirdDog Logistics Services, LLC, provides freight management and brokerage services to shippers in need of reliable transportation solutions and to motor carriers with available capacity. Acting as an intermediary between the two, the company provides these services to shippers looking for carriers that will reliably meet their commitments at competitive transit rates. BirdDog Logistics Services, LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of BirdDog Solutions, Inc., and is headquartered in Andover, MA.

About Churchill Transport Group

Churchill Transport Group is a third-party logistics (3PL) provider available 24 hours a day to fulfill customers’ freight transportation and logistics needs. The company provides access to multiple transportation providers worldwide including Truckload, Less-than-Truckload, Rail, Ocean, Air, and Courier carriers. Based in Charlotte, NC, the company has been serving the market since 2001. Also based in Charlotte, NC, Churchill’s subsidiary, CTG Financial, LLC, is a leading provider of receivables factoring for carriers, offering services for managing billing, receivables, collections, and funding.