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closed 3/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

project44, acquired Ocean Insights GmbH

synopsis: project44 has acquired Germany-based Ocean Insights, the number one solutions provider for ocean freight intelligence. Combining Ocean Insights’ tracking and analytics with the project44 platform and ecosystem establishes project44 as the clear market leader with an unrivaled set of multi-modal solutions for end-to-end supply chain visibility.
buyer: project44
project44 is the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and logistics service providers. project44 connects, automates and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. "
target: Ocean Insights GmbH
Headquartered in Germany, Ocean Insights is the number one solutions provider for ocean freight intelligence. Ocean Insights pioneered ocean freight visibility by combining carrier data, live vessel tracking, and sailing schedule data in one data-rich platform.
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closed 5/10/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Portrix Logistics Software

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has acquired Portrix Logistics Software, a leading provider of multimodal rate management solutions for logistics services providers (LSPs).
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$363.80)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Portrix Logistics Software
Portrix Logistics Software is a leading provider of multimodal rate management solutions for logistics services providers (LSPs). The company’s core product, Global Price Management (GPM), is used by customers to enable global shipment routing, pricing, rating and capacity allocation management
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closed 2/20/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Gaztransport & Technigaz, acquired Marorka

synopsis: GTT announced the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of Marorka from its owners and management team. Based in Iceland and specialized in Smart Shipping, the company designs maritime energy monitoring and optimization systems for vessels, allowing them to reduce their environmental footprint.
buyer: Gaztransport & Technigaz (ENXTPA:GTT:$434.74)
Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) is a leading manufacturer of containment systems for the shipping and storage in cryogenic conditions of LNG (liquefied natural gas). GTT offers its customers technologies which allow them to optimize storage space and reduce construction and operation costs. "
target: Marorka
Marorka, based in Iceland and specialized in Smart Shipping, the company designs maritime energy monitoring and optimization systems for vessels, allowing them to reduce their environmental footprint. The company’s systems have been installed on more than 600 vessels.
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closed 3/8/2019 via Company Press Release

Navis LLC, acquired Octopi

synopsis: Navis announced that it has acquired Miami-based Octopi, the leading developer of cloud based software solutions for port terminal operators. Navis is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain.
buyer parent: Cargotec Corporation
buyer: Navis LLC
Navis is a provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain. It’s innovative technology and world-class services enables customers to streamline their ocean supply chains. "
target: Octopi
Octopi is the leading developer of cloud based software solutions for port terminal operators. The OctopiTerminal Operating System (TOS) helps seaport terminal operators manage their operations, track their cargo, and communicate electronically and in real-time with their commercial partners.
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closed 8/31/2016 via Company Press Release

Freightos, acquired WebCargoNet

synopsis: Freightos, the world’s online freight marketplace, announced the acquisition of WebCargoNet, the world’s largest air cargo rate management provider. This acquisition creates the world’s largest database of air, ocean, and land freight rates with hundreds of millions of international and domestic rates and routes.
buyer: Freightos
Freightos is making shipping smoother with the world's online freight marketplace and freight automation technology. The Freightos SaaS technology allows freight forwarders and carriers to manage contracts, and automate and manage the quotation and sales process, from their own web site. "
target: WebCargoNet
WebCargoNet is a groundbreaking software company that seeks to give competitive edge to airfreight and seafreight forwarders by optimizing rate management tasks. They have developed a web-based software defined as a milestone in freight rate management and a shortcut to all freight market options.
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closed 6/3/2016 via Company Press Release

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired ChartCo

synopsis: ECI has announced the sale of ChartCo Limited to Equistone Partners.ChartCo is the world's principal provider of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications, compliance data and digital services. ChartCo began provides the leading navigational software platform, PassageManager, to the commercial marine industry.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe Limited is an independent investment firm owned and managed by the former executives of Barclays Private Equity. Their team of 35 investment professionals operates across France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. "
target parent: ECI Partners
target: ChartCo
ChartCo, is the world's longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets.
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closed 9/13/2017 via PR Newswire

Trimble, acquired 10-4 Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Trimble, a company that is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds, has acquired 10-4 Systems, a provider of advanced, multimodal shipment visibility solutions and related technologies for shippers and transportation providers.
buyer: Trimble (TRMB:$3,133.80)
Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. "
target: 10-4 Systems, Inc.
10-4 Systems is a technology company delivering a multimodal information platform for intelligent supply chain visibility that harnesses the power of big data. Their solution securely aggregates shipment and location data and pushes out analytics that help companies make meaningful decisions.
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closed 6/14/2013 via BusinessWire

AFS, acquired Trendset Inc.

synopsis: AFS, the leader in transportation cost management solutions, based in Shreveport, LA, announced the purchase of South Carolina-based Trendset Information Systems through a Section 363 transaction. Trendset Information Systems works with some of the most well-known consumer brands to reduce shipping costs and provide business intelligence software.
buyer: AFS
AFS is a cost management partner who increases client profitability and efficiencies through specialized consulting and analytics services. Based in Shreveport, LA, AFS has over 1,200 clients in North America and 18 operations and sales offices throughout the US. "
target: Trendset Inc.
Trendset Information Systems is an industry leading provider of global freight audit & payment and true business discovery applications to the global logistics and transportation industries.
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closed 6/12/2019 via Company Press Release

SGS, acquired i2i Infinity Ltd

synopsis: SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of i2i Infinity Ltd (i2i). i2i is the leading provider of Electronic Certificates of Origin in the UK, providing customs compliance services to exporters and chambers of commerce. i2i’s software as a service platform is actively used in over 65 chambers of commerce in the UK and Canada.
buyer: SGS (SWX:SGSN:$6,706.67)
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world. "
target: i2i Infinity Ltd
i2i is the leading provider of Electronic Certificates of Origin in the UK. They provide customs compliance services to exporters and chambers of commerce using innovative proprietary software solutions. i2i’s software as a service platform is used in over 65 chambers of commerce in the UK & Canada.
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closed 3/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired QuestaWeb

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has acquired QuestaWeb, a leading provider of foreign trade zone (FTZ) and customs compliance solutions.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$363.80)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: QuestaWeb
QuestaWeb is a leading provider of foreign trade zone (FTZ) and customs compliance solutions. QuestaWeb’s market leading FTZ solution allows logistics services providers (LSPs) and importers to automate processes and comply with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulatory requirements.
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closed 12/16/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Elemica, Inc., acquired ProcessWeaver Inc.

synopsis: Elemica, the world’s leading digital supply chain network, has acquired ProcessWeaver, a leading provider of integrated shipping technology. ProcessWeaver's transportation management software (TMS) helps shippers to better manage their overall transportation processes by automatically selecting optimal carriers, reducing shipping errors, and more.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Elemica, Inc.
Elemica is the leading Digital Supply Network for the process manufacturing industries. Elemica accelerates digital transformation by connecting, automating, anticipating and then transforming inter-business supply chain processes for the products they buy, sell, and move. "
target: ProcessWeaver Inc.
ProcessWeaver is a leading provider of integrated shipping technology. ProcessWeaver's transportation management software (TMS) helps shippers to better manage their overall transportation processes by automatically selecting optimal carriers and service levels, reducing shipping errors, and more.
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closed 9/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Transporeon GmbH, acquired ControlPay BV

synopsis: Germany-based Transporeon, Europe's leading provider for transport logistics services, has acquired ControlPay, a Dutch provider of freight audit and payment services. The acquisition allows Transporeon to offer true end-to-end solutions, capturing the last steps in the value chain around invoice automation and analysis of payment-related data.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: Transporeon GmbH
Germany-based Transporeon boosts logistics performance and profitability with every freight load. The company's cloud-based logistics applications provide end-to-end transportation management software solutions, a full-service portfolio for shippers, suppliers, retailers, recipients, and carriers. "
target: ControlPay BV
Netherlands-based ControlPay is Europe’s leading provider of freight audit and payment services. ControlPay's time-tested cloud-based solutions enable them to deliver flexible and cost-effective services anywhere in the world.
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closed 9/15/2020 via BusinessWire

Visible Supply Chain Management, acquired PC Synergy

synopsis: Visible Supply Chain Management, the industry leader in shipping and fulfillment services for small to midsize businesses, announced its acquisition of PC Synergy (PostalMate), the leading point-of-service (POS) software supplier for the retail shipping industry.
buyer: Visible Supply Chain Management
Since 1992, Visible Supply Chain Management has provided customized solutions for B2B and B2C organizations. Visible can design effective strategies for clients that include transportation, logistics, brokerage, fulfillment and even custom packaging solutions. "
target: PC Synergy
PC Synergy (PostalMate) is the leading point-of-service (POS) software supplier for the retail shipping industry. PostalMate's® comprehensive rate comparison technology allows users to see all of the delivery commitment information for UPS, FedEx, USPS and DHL.
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closed 6/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Kontainers

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Kontainers, a leading provider of client-facing digital freight execution platforms.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$363.80)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Kontainers
Headquartered in the UK, Kontainers transforms the customer experience for carriers, freight forwarders and third-party logistics service providers around the world. Kontainers’ solutions facilitate a fully digital customer experience including quoting, booking, tracking and dashboard analytics.
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closed 3/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

FOG Software Group, acquired ProShip, Inc.

synopsis: FOG Software Group, a division of Constellation Software, Inc., has acquired ProShip, a global provider of enterprise-wide, automated, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software. ProShip is a leader in enterprise parcel shipping solutions with customers that include 25% of the National Retail Federation’s top 100 retailers who ship parcels.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: FOG Software Group
FOG Software Group is a division of Vela Software and Constellation Software, Inc. The companies acquire, manage, and build software companies in a variety of vertical markets. FOG helps their acquired companies improve operations, grow through organic initiatives, and seek additional acquisitions. "
target parent: Quadient SA
target: ProShip, Inc.
ProShip, Inc. is a global provider of enterprise-wide, automated, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software that allows retailers, manufacturers, third-party logistics, and healthcare companies to ship at lightning speeds, stay carrier compliant, and build stronger customer revenue streams.
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announced 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Trimble Transportation & Logistics, will acquire Kuebix

synopsis: Trimble has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Kuebix, a leading transportation management system (TMS) provider and creator of North America’s largest connected shipping community.
buyer parent: Trimble
buyer: Trimble Transportation & Logistics
Trimble Transportation is multi-modal and provides solutions for the long-haul trucking, field service management, rail and construction logistics industries to create a fully integrated supply chain. "
target: Kuebix
Kuebix provides a transportation management system (TMS) that powers North America’s largest shipping community. Kuebix is transforming the transportation industry with a common TMS platform for shippers, carriers and intermediaries that enables new levels of visibility and efficiency.
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closed 7/4/2018 via Company Press Release

Logistyx, acquired Transparix

synopsis: Logistyx Technologies, a leader in parcel Transportation Management Execution (TME) systems, announced the acquisition of Transparix, a TME software-as-a-service (SaaS) company headquartered in the Netherlands.
buyer parent: Kidd & Company, LLC
buyer: Logistyx
The leader in parcel transportation management execution systems and multi-carrier parcel shipping software solutions, Logistyx Technologies works with customers to reduce their shipping costs while boosting efficiency and choice. "
target: Transparix
Transparix is a Transportation Management Execution (TME) software-as-a-service (SaaS) company headquartered in the Netherlands. Transparix stands for Transparency in Transportation. They capture all relevant data from shipment creation until the Proof of Delivery and the invoice.
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closed 8/16/2017 via Company Press Release

WiseTech Global, acquired CMS Transport Systems

synopsis: WiseTech Global announced the acquisition of CMS Transport Systems (CMS), a leading provider of integrated road transport and logistics management systems across Australia and New Zealand. CMS provides its flagship Transport Management System (TMS) Freight 2020, a SaaS cloud enabled product, to over 130 corporations.
buyer: WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC:$235.38)
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Their flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 34 billion data transactions annually. "
target: CMS Transport Systems
CMS Transport System's flagship SaaS cloud enabled product is Freight2020, a leading Transport Management System designed exclusively for the Australian and New Zealand road freight transport industry covering operations management, workforce, fleet maintenance and more.
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closed 5/24/2017 via PR Web

LaneAxis Inc. merged with Budbo Inc.,

synopsis: LaneAxis, a logistics, visibility and data control tool that delivers complete shipment visibility down to the load level, has merged with Budbo, a smartphone app that allows users to “puff” or “pass” on a virtual stack of marijuana flower strains, oils, edibles, and more, all available at nearby dispensaries or for local delivery.
buyer: Budbo Inc.
Budbo is a smartphone app that allows users to “puff” or “pass” on a virtual stack of marijuana flower strains, oils, edibles, and more, all available at nearby dispensaries or for local delivery. The platform’s unique strain match feature allows users to list desired effects or symptoms. "
target: LaneAxis Inc.
LaneAxis is a logistics, visibility and data control tool that delivers complete shipment visibility down to the load level. LaneAxis gives shippers, 3PLS, and brokers real-time tracking and data of every shipment along with a suite of tools that simplifies the freight management process.
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closed 3/30/2016 via Company Press Release

Royal Mail Group Ltd., acquired Intelligent Shipper

synopsis: Royal Mail announces it has acquired Intelligent Shipper (Intersoft Systems and Programming Ltd) a provider of delivery management software for international parcel shipments. Through Intelligent Shipper, customers can fully manage their delivery options through the entire delivery journey.
buyer: Royal Mail Group Ltd. (LSE:RMG:$13,073.61)
Royal Mail Group Ltd. is the UK’s designated Universal Postal Service Provider, supporting customers, businesses and communities across the country. They are the UK’s Universal Service provider, delivering letters and parcels, six days a week, to 29 million addresses across the UK. "
target: Intelligent Shipper
Intelligent Shipper is a unique carrier management system developed by Intersoft Systems & Programming Ltd. For almost 20 years, Intersoft has provided systems for delivery companies; today over 100 courier, distribution and delivery companies run their day to day business using Intersoft products.
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closed 3/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

project44, acquired Ocean Insights GmbH

synopsis: project44 has acquired Germany-based Ocean Insights, the number one solutions provider for ocean freight intelligence. Combining Ocean Insights’ tracking and analytics with the project44 platform and ecosystem establishes project44 as the clear market leader with an unrivaled set of multi-modal solutions for end-to-end supply chain visibility.
buyer: project44
project44 is the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and logistics service providers. project44 connects, automates and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. "
target: Ocean Insights GmbH
Headquartered in Germany, Ocean Insights is the number one solutions provider for ocean freight intelligence. Ocean Insights pioneered ocean freight visibility by combining carrier data, live vessel tracking, and sailing schedule data in one data-rich platform.
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closed 5/27/2021 via BNC Analysis

project44, acquired ClearMetal

synopsis: Project44, a leader in real-time visibility of the global supply chain, has acquired ClearMetal, a supply chain planning software company. ClearMetal uses machine learning analytics to improve ocean freight data quality. Their platform enables organizations to optimize logistics and provide their customers with information about their shipments.
buyer: project44
project44 is the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and logistics service providers. project44 connects, automates and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. "
target: ClearMetal
ClearMetal is a supply chain planning software company. ClearMetal uses machine learning analytics to improve the accuracy and quality of ocean freight data. Their platform enables organizations to optimize logistics and provide their customers with easy access to information about their shipments.
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closed 3/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

project44, acquired Ocean Insights GmbH

synopsis: project44 has acquired Germany-based Ocean Insights, the number one solutions provider for ocean freight intelligence. Combining Ocean Insights’ tracking and analytics with the project44 platform and ecosystem establishes project44 as the clear market leader with an unrivaled set of multi-modal solutions for end-to-end supply chain visibility.
buyer: project44
project44 is the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and logistics service providers. project44 connects, automates and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. "
target: Ocean Insights GmbH
Headquartered in Germany, Ocean Insights is the number one solutions provider for ocean freight intelligence. Ocean Insights pioneered ocean freight visibility by combining carrier data, live vessel tracking, and sailing schedule data in one data-rich platform.
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closed 12/5/2018 via Company Press Release

project44, acquired GateHouse Logistics

synopsis: project44, a leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and third-party logistic firms announced the acquisition of GateHouse Logistics. GateHouse Logistics is a logistics and supply chain management company providing their independent cloud-based data sharing device called ghTrack.
buyer: project44
project44 is a advanced visibility platform for shippers and third-party logistics firms. Their cloud-based platform, organizations are able to increase operational efficiencies, reduce costs, improve shipping performance, and deliver an exceptional Amazon-like experience to their customers. "
target: GateHouse Logistics
GateHouse Logistics is the brand owner of ghTrack, a completely neutral and independent cloud-based data sharing service. It transforms data from all diverse telematics systems into one logical data stream that can be easily integrated into any business system.
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announced 7/14/2021 via Yahoo, Inc.

RIO, will acquire Loom Technologies

synopsis: RIO, a cloud-based platform in Germany that bundles digital solutions for the entire transport and logistics ecosystem, will acquire Loom Technologies, a logistics software provider in Germany. Loom Technologies offers web-based software that help businesses to optimize their logistics processes and reduce costs.
buyer parent: TRATON Group
buyer: RIO
RIO is a cloud-based platform in Germany that bundles digital solutions for the entire transport and logistics ecosystem. RIO enables businesses to digitalise their supply chain. Their logistics platform offers solutions for fleet management, freight forwarding, telematics, and more. "
target: Loom Technologies
Loom Technologies is a logistics software provider in Germany. Loom Technologies offers web-based software that help businesses to optimize their logistics processes and reduce costs. Their software provides solutions for logistics, warehouse management, fleet management, billing, and more.
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closed 7/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired GreenMile

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group has acquired GreenMile, a company that provides a SaaS-based end-to-end enterprise platform that provides customers with route execution, real-time dispatching, actual versus plan reporting, work order management, and vehicle telematics along with a full service territory planning and route optimization consulting division.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$363.80)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: GreenMile
GreenMile provides a SaaS-based end-to-end enterprise platform that provides customers with route execution, real-time dispatching, actual versus plan reporting, work order management, and vehicle telematics along with a full service territory planning and route optimization consulting division.
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closed 5/5/2021 via PR Web

W Energy Software, acquired Chorus Logistics

synopsis: W Energy Software, the new leader in upstream and midstream oil & gas SaaS ERP solutions, has acquired Chorus Logistics, a leading transportation management solutions company. Chorus Logistics provides cloud-based solutions for logistics, inventory management, invoicing, and more.
buyer parent: Waterfield Group
buyer: W Energy Software
W Energy Software is a leader in upstream and midstream oil & gas SaaS ERP solutions. W Energy Software helps companies to accelerate business performance and improve operational efficiency. Their software suite offers solutions for land management, production operations, forecasting, and more. "
target: Chorus Logistics
Chorus Logistics is a leading transportation management solutions company. Chorus Logistics offers innovative software and mobile solutions that optimize vital transportation, logistics and operations. They provide cloud-based solutions for logistics, inventory management, invoicing, and more.
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closed 4/1/2021 via Company Press Release

TradeWindow, acquired Cyberfreight

synopsis: TradeWindow, an Australasian-based digital super-connector for global trade, has acquired Cyberfreight, a freight logistics software business in Australia. Cyberfreight offers a fully integrated software suite that helps freight forwarders to manage their logistics business more efficiently.
buyer: TradeWindow
TradeWindow is an Australasian-based digital super-connector with solutions to streamline global trade. TradeWindow is a digital trade platform that offers solutions for trade administration, compliance, certificates of origin, real-time tracking, risk management, and more. "
target: Cyberfreight
Cyberfreight is a freight logistics software business in Australia. Cyberfreight offers a fully integrated software suite that helps freight forwarders to manage their logistics business more efficiently. Their system provides superior visibility and control for each stage of the supply chain.
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announced 1/13/2021 via BNC Analysis

Unifaun AB will be merged with Consignor,

synopsis: Unifaun, a leading Stockholm-based cloud Transport Administration Systems (“TAS”) platform, and Consignor, an Oslo-based cloud TAS platform, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Unifaun provides innovative and high-quality cloud TAS solutions to carriers, shippers, and parcel recipients across the Europe.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Consignor
Consignor supports their customers delivery processes by making it simpler, quicker, and cost-effective to ship orders to customers and by making delivery a competitive advantage. Consignor provides Transport Administration Systems (“TAS”) solutions, enabled through a wide-ranging carrier library. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: Unifaun AB
Unifaun provides innovative and high-quality cloud Transport Administration Systems (“TAS”) solutions to carriers, shippers, and parcel recipients across the European transportation ecosystem. Unifaun handled more than 300 million shipments in the system in 2019.
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announced 12/30/2020 via Company Press Release

ICT Group N.V., will acquire Yellowstar

synopsis: ICT Group N.V., a leading industrial technology solutions and services provider, will acquire Yellowstar, a Dutch provider of web-based supply chain solutions. Yellowstar connects, shortens and speed ups logistics chains and makes them fully predictable. Their logistics software enables companies to be more efficient and lower costs.
buyer parent: DPA Group NV
buyer: ICT Group N.V. (ENXTAM:ICT:$157.06)
ICT Group N.V., established in 1978, is a leading industrial technology solutions and services provider. Their specific industry knowledge of various markets enables them to realise innovative solutions and offer secondment of experienced and highly educated professionals. "
target: Yellowstar
Yellowstar is a Dutch provider of web-based supply chain solutions. Yellowstar connects, shortens and speed ups logistics chains and makes them fully predictable. Their logistics software enables retailers, logistics service providers, offshore companies and aviation companies to be more efficient.
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closed 11/19/2020 via BusinessWire

PCS Software, acquired UltraShipTMS

synopsis: PCS Software (PCS), a leading transportation management platform provider for the inland trucking industry, has acquired UltraShipTMS, a provider of cloud supply chain management technologies and services to leading shippers in food production, packaging, manufacturing, retail, and other industries.
buyer parent: CapStreet Partners
buyer: PCS Software
PCS Software is an integrated transportation management platform leader driving innovation in the inland trucking industry. Its platform allows carriers, brokers and shippers to seamlessly run their entire operations with one integrated solution, including dispatch, fleet management, and accounting."
target: UltraShipTMS
UltraShipTMS offers SaaS solutions to shippers in food production, packaging, manufacturing, and other industries. They provide a single-source solution for transportation and private fleet management, optimization, and settlement handling in- and out-bound shipping across all modes of transport.
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closed 8/21/2020 via Company Press Release

Magaya Corporation, acquired ACELYNK

synopsis: Magaya Corporation, the leading provider of end-to-end logistics and supply chain automation software, has acquired ACELYNK, a leader in customs compliance software for the logistics industry. Whether for a Customs Broker, Freight Forwarder, or Self-filer, they take pride in saving clients time, reducing costs and keeping businesses compliant.
buyer: Magaya Corporation
Magaya is a provider of end-to-end logistics and supply chain automation software. Their Magaya Supply Chain solution is a powerful ecosystem that enables logistics and supply chain businesses to streamline complex and redundant processes, optimize productivity, reduce costs, and grow revenue. "
target: ACELYNK
ACELYNK is a leader in customs compliance software for the logistics industry. Whether for a Customs Broker, Freight Forwarder, or Self-filer, they take pride in saving clients time, reducing costs and keeping businesses compliant.
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closed 8/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired Unifaun AB

synopsis: Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm, is acquiring Unifaun from Vitruvian Partners. Unifaun is a market leader within Transport Management (TM) on the Nordic market, providing innovative TM systems of high quality that simplify and improve processes for the transport buyer as well as for the carrier.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Unifaun AB
Unifaun is a market leader within Transport Management (TM) on the Nordic market. With more than 20 years of experience they provide innovative TM systems of high quality that simplify and improve processes for the transport buyer as well as for the carrier.
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closed 6/11/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Descartes Systems Group Inc., acquired Kontainers

synopsis: Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that it has acquired Kontainers, a leading provider of client-facing digital freight execution platforms.
buyer: Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX:$363.80)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Kontainers
Headquartered in the UK, Kontainers transforms the customer experience for carriers, freight forwarders and third-party logistics service providers around the world. Kontainers’ solutions facilitate a fully digital customer experience including quoting, booking, tracking and dashboard analytics.
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$6.00
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closed 5/26/2020 via BusinessWire

Expeditors, acquired Fleet Logistics

synopsis: Expeditors International of Washington, Inc., a leading provider of global logistics solutions, has acquired Fleet Logistics’ Digital Platform. The Fleet Transportation Management System helps businesses of all sizes, from startups to established enterprises, with reliable shipments, fair pricing, and unparalleled customer service.
buyer: Expeditors
Expeditors is a global logistics company with services that include the consolidation or forwarding of air and ocean freight, customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite transportation, order management, warehousing and distribution, and customized logistics solutions. "
target: Fleet Logistics
Fleet is a digital freight forwarder offering end-to-end international and domestic freight shipping services, from instant rates & instant booking to freight management and delivery. The Fleet Transportation Management System helps businesses of all sizes with reliable shipments and fair pricing.
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closed 3/5/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Aptean, acquired Paragon Software Systems

synopsis: Aptean, a global leader of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of UK-based Paragon Software Systems, a market-leading provider of transportation management software solutions serving the food and beverage, distribution and retail industries.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Aptean
Aptean is a global provider of industry-specific software solutions. Aptean’s purpose-built Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and supply chain management solutions help address the unique challenges facing process and discrete manufacturers, distributors, and other focused organizations. "
target: Paragon Software Systems
UK-based Paragon Software Systems is a market-leading provider of transportation management software solutions serving the food and beverage, distribution and retail industries.
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closed 1/30/2020 via Company Press Release

Elemica, Inc., acquired Eyefreight

synopsis: Elemica, the leading Digital Supply Network for manufacturing industries, has acquired Eyefreight, a global leader in multi-modal SaaS Transportation Management Solutions (TMS). The Eyefreight TMS supports multi-national shippers by providing a single platform for central coordination and detailed data visibility over complex transport operations.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Elemica, Inc.
Elemica is the leading Digital Supply Network for the process manufacturing industries. Elemica accelerates digital transformation by connecting, automating, anticipating and then transforming inter-business supply chain processes for the products they buy, sell, and move. "
target: Eyefreight
Eyefreight is a global leader in multi-modal SaaS Transportation Management Solutions (TMS). The Eyefreight TMS supports large, multi-national shippers by providing a single platform for central coordination and detailed data visibility over complex, global-wide transport operations.
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closed 5/21/2020 via BNC Analysis

VTEX, acquired dLieve

synopsis: VTEX, a company that provides cloud based e-Commerce Platform and Omnichannel solutions, has acquired DLieve, the most complete delivery, service, and collection management system in the market. DLieve came to the market to innovate in the logistics management process.
buyer: VTEX
Based in Brazil, VTEX provides cloud based e-Commerce Platform and Omnichannel solutions. VTEX has been recognized by the analysts from Gartner and Forrester, as a Global Leader for Digital Commerce. VTEX is ranked on Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce. "
target: dLieve
Based in Brazil, DLieve is the most complete delivery, service, and collection management system in the market. DLieve came to the market to innovate in the logistics management process, thinking about solving problems and pains for shippers, industries, and logistics operators.
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announced 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Trimble Transportation & Logistics, will acquire Kuebix

synopsis: Trimble has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Kuebix, a leading transportation management system (TMS) provider and creator of North America’s largest connected shipping community.
buyer parent: Trimble
buyer: Trimble Transportation & Logistics
Trimble Transportation is multi-modal and provides solutions for the long-haul trucking, field service management, rail and construction logistics industries to create a fully integrated supply chain. "
target: Kuebix
Kuebix provides a transportation management system (TMS) that powers North America’s largest shipping community. Kuebix is transforming the transportation industry with a common TMS platform for shippers, carriers and intermediaries that enables new levels of visibility and efficiency.
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closed 9/25/2019 via PR Newswire

Transportation Insight, LLC, acquired Transportation Specialist's Group Inc.

synopsis: Transportation Insight, a leader in Enterprise Logistics solutions and services for the end-to-end supply chain, has completed another acquisition to strengthen its leadership position in Enterprise Logistics. Transportation Insight has acquired Transportation Specialist's Group ("TSG"), a technology-enabled transportation management business.
buyer: Transportation Insight, LLC
Transportation Insight is a private holding company that offers a portfolio of logistics management solutions for the end-to-end supply chain needs of manufacturers, retailers and distributors. Their market-facing brands serve more than 7,000 clients with a technology-enabled platform of services. "
target: Transportation Specialist's Group Inc.
Transportation Specialist's Group's TITAN TMS provides multi-modal freight management for LTL, TL, Small Parcel, Brokered and International shipments.
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closed 2/25/2019 via Company Press Release

WiseTech Global, acquired Containerchain

synopsis: WiseTech Global, a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry has announced the acquisition of Containerchain, a leading container optimization solutions provider to the container shipping and land-side container logistics communities.
buyer: WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC:$235.38)
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Their flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 44 billion data transactions annually. "
target: Containerchain
Containerchain provides solutions for container depots, road transporters, container terminals, etc. They provide real-time info exchange, automation of manual processes, proactive operational planning tools, total container movement visibility, and synchronized connectivity across the supply chain.
price ($mm)
$66
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$10
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announced 1/29/2019 via BusinessWire

HgCapital, will acquire Transporeon GmbH

synopsis: Transporeon Group, a leading global cloud-based business network for industrial logistics, announced that Hg, a private equity firm, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority interest in the company from existing investor TPG Capital.
buyer: HgCapital
Hg is a private equity firm with a deep sector focus primarily targeting European middle-market buyouts with enterprise values of between £80 million and £500 million across the Technology, Services and Industrial Technology sectors; and lower mid-market buyouts in the Technology sector. "
target parent: TPG Capital
target: Transporeon GmbH
Transporeon is a leading European cloud-based business network for industrial logistics. Transporeon offers various connectivity-focused applications for the different stages of freight execution, providing shippers and carriers with meaningful cost savings.
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closed 8/30/2018 via Company Press Release

Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc., acquired ThunderBuild BV

synopsis: Topcon Positioning Group announces the complete acquisition of ThunderBuild BV Group, expanding the portfolio of Topcon paving solutions. Based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, ThunderBuild develops software related to logistics management with a primary focus in the asphalt market.
buyer parent: Topcon Corporation
buyer: Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.
Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precision measurement and workflow solutions for the global construction, geospatial and agriculture markets. Its brands include Topcon, Sokkia, Tierra, Digi-Star, RDS Technology, and NORAC. "
target: ThunderBuild BV
Based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, ThunderBuild develops software related to logistics management with a primary focus in the asphalt market, as well as additional applications that pertain to the transport of bulk materials.
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closed 3/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

WiseTech Global, acquired LSP Solutions B.V.

synopsis: WiseTech Global, a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally, has acquired LSP Solutions, a leading provider of customs and warehouse management solutions in the Netherlands. LSP Solutions offers customs compliance management, bonded warehouse administration and warehouse management solutions.
buyer: WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC:$235.38)
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Their flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 34 billion data transactions annually. "
target: LSP Solutions B.V.
LSP Solutions is a leading provider of customs and warehouse management solutions in the Netherlands. The company offers customs compliance management, bonded warehouse administration, contract logistics and warehouse management solutions.
price ($mm)
$3.94
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$2
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$0
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2.5x
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16.7x

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