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Benesch to Provide a Total $10,000 of Free Legal Services for the Winners of the BG Strategic Advisors Supply Chain “Shark Tank” Competition

Palm Beach – January 2, 2020 – BG Strategic Advisors is pleased to announce that AmLaw200 law firm, Benesch has teamed up with DAT and will provide a total of $10,000 of free legal services to the winners of our BGSA Supply Chain “Shark Tank” during our Conference in Palm Beach January 22-24, 2020. In addition, the winners will receive a total of $5,000 in prizes provided by DAT, this year’s “Shark Tank” sponsor.

The BGSA Holdings Supply Chain Conference is the Transportation & Logistics industry’s only CEO-level conference focused on all segments of the supply chain. The DAT sponsored “Shark Tank” will include six finalists out of a record number of applicants from high caliber companies who will present their Big Idea to our outstanding audience of over 200 supply chain CEOs and leaders. Each finalist will be given a five-minute pitch, followed by five minutes of Q&A with our judges. The winner will receive a prize, live audience recognition, follow-up press coverage, and qualify for a potential investment opportunity from the BGSA Supply Chain Sharks, as well as from Cambridge Capital.

The nationally-recognized law firm, Benesch, will provide $10,000 of legal work, including corporate, transactional and intellectual property legal services, to the winner. For the fourth time, Benesch has been named Law Firm of the Year in Transportation Law by Best Law Firms®/U.S. News & World Report. Only one law firm receives this recognition each year making it a particularly impressive distinction. This is the seventh consecutive year that Benesch has received a national first-tier ranking in Transportation Law by the same ranking. Benesch’s Transportation & Logistics Practice Group guides clients in every facet of the supply chain to maximize growth, enhance profitability, ensure customer satisfaction, and minimize risk. Carriers of all modes of transportation (motor carrier, rail, air, and maritime), third-party intermediaries (transportation brokers, air and ocean freight forwarders, intermodal marketing companies, etc.), warehouse operators, technology providers, and commercial shippers (manufacturers, distributors, and retailers) rely upon Benesch’s leadership and experience from global origin to destination, and every turn in between.

Co-Chair of Benesch’s Transportation & Logistics Practice, Eric L. Zalud said, “We are thrilled to participate in the BGSA “Shark Tank” competition and to help bolster the business of one of these exciting and up and coming supply chain companies.” “Supply chains present unique and complex problems, but they also provide countless opportunities for great innovation,” said Claude Pumilia, CEO of DAT Solutions. “We are always looking for ways to help enterprising supply chain, carrier, and broker companies find their path to growth.”

About DAT Solutions

DAT operates the largest freight marketplace in North America, bringing together the largest network of transportation brokers, carriers, and shippers. News organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 256 million freight matches per year and a database of $68 billion in annual market transactions. As the industry standard for rate pricing, DAT’s freight rate database also provides the settlement prices against which trucking freight futures contracts are traded. Founded in 1978, DAT Solutions LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Roper Technologies (NYSE:ROP), a diversified technology company and constituent of the S&P 500, Fortune 1000, and Russell 1000 indices. DAT.com

About Benesch 

Benesch’s Transportation & Logistics Practice Group guides clients in every facet of the supply chain to maximize growth, enhance profitability, ensure customer satisfaction, and minimize risk. Carriers of all modes of transportation (motor carrier, rail, air, and maritime), third-party intermediaries (transportation brokers, air and ocean freight forwarders, intermodal marketing companies, etc.), warehouse operators, technology providers, and commercial shippers (manufacturers, distributors, and retailers) rely upon Benesch’s leadership and experience from global origin to destination, and every turn in between. Beneschlaw.com

About BG Strategic Advisors

BG Strategic Advisors (BGSA) is the leading M&A advisory firm focused on the logistics and supply chain industry. BGSA specializes in providing supply chain CEOs with the tools to maximize their companies’ value. For more information, please visit BGSA.com.