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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 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:$348.66)
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 11/6/2019 via Yahoo, Inc.

Evan Efstathiou, acquired Burmester & Vogel

synopsis: Boston's Evan Efstathiou has acquired Burmester & Vogel, a software company founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1983. B&V is a calculator that determines demurrage charges for voyage charters. Over the decades, this calculator has become a widely accepted industry staple used by over 1,000 customers in over 100 countries.
buyer: Evan Efstathiou
Evangelos Efstathiou is an entrepreneur specializing in the intersection of transportation and logistics, digitalization and capital markets. He is the CEO of Skysail Advisors. He is based in Boston, MA. "
target: Burmester & Vogel
The centerpiece of Burmester & Vogel, a software company founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1983, is a calculator that determines demurrage charges for voyage charters. Over the decades, this calculator has become a widely accepted industry staple used by over 1,000 customers in over 100 countries.
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closed 11/27/2019 via Company Press Release

Bharti Airtel Limited, acquired Quikmile

synopsis: Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company, has acquired Quikmile, a company that leverages the power of digital technology to transform India’s disorganized logistics sector and bring efficiency, quality, and safety to fleet owners.
buyer parent: Bharti Enterprises
buyer: Bharti Airtel Limited (BSE:532454:$11,561.02)
Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 18 countries across Asia and Africa. Headquartered in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. "
target: Quikmile
Quikmile leverages the power of digital technology to transform India’s disorganized logistics sector and bring efficiency, quality, and safety to fleet owners. This includes easy monitoring of fleet minutiae to remove transportation puzzles such as route planning and demand forecasting.
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closed 8/19/2019 via Company Press Release

WiseTech Global, acquired Depot Systems

synopsis: Global logistics solutions group, WiseTech Global, announced the acquisition of US-based logistics solutions company Depot Systems, the leading container yard/terminal management software provider in the US offering container yard management, and container maintenance and repair estimating.
buyer: WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC:$235.38)
WiseTech Global is a leading developer of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Their breakthrough software solutions are renowned for their powerful productivity, extensive functionality, comprehensive integration, deep compliance capabilities, and truly global reach. "
target: Depot Systems
Depot Systems is the leading container yard/terminal management software provider in the US. Their software helps manage container bookings, releases and manifests, container lifting and mounting, gate EDI, as well as repair and equipment status.
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closed 8/1/2019 via BNC Analysis

Circle S.p.A., acquired Progetto Adele Srl

synopsis: Circle S.p.A., an Italian company specializing in the analysis and development of automation and digitalization solutions, has acquired Progetto Adele Srl, a software house specialized in logistics and distribution. Progetto Adele, based in Italy, specializes in the development of vertical software systems on the supply chain.
buyer: Circle S.p.A. (BIT:CIRC:$4.55)
Circle, based in Genoa, Italy, specializes in the development of automation and digitalization software solutions for the port and intermodal logistics sector and is listed on the AIM market. "
target: Progetto Adele Srl
Italy-based Progetto Adele is a software house specializing in shipping, logistics, and distribution. It offers services aimed at optimizing and increasing productivity, including an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application that proactively automates the integration of several company offices.
price ($mm)
$2.12
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$2
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closed 7/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Turvo, acquired ODYN

synopsis: Turvo, the world’s first real-time collaborative logistics platform, has acquired ODYN, a company that owns and operates a fleet platform for supply chain management. ODYN helps shippers to manage their in-transit inventory by tracking and analyzing the movement of shipments.
buyer: Turvo
Turvo is the world’s first real-time collaborative logistics platform. The Turvo platform connects people and organizations across the supply chain, allowing shippers, logistics providers and carriers to work together in real-time through cloud-based software and mobile applications. "
target: ODYN
ODYN owns and operates a fleet platform for supply chain management. It helps shippers to manage their in-transit inventory by tracking and analyzing the movement of shipments with public datasets, private datasets, and artificial intelligence datasets.
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closed 12/11/2017 via Company Press Release

Addnode Group AB, acquired inPort AB

synopsis: Addnode Group, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of software and services for design, construction and product data information, has acquired inPort, a developer of logistics solutions for ports, terminals and shipping companies. inPort's proprietary software suite, PORTIT, provides all the necessary modules needed for a modern terminal operator.
buyer: Addnode Group AB (OM:ANOD B:$436.50)
Addnode Group acquires, operates and develops entrepreneur-driven companies that supply software and services to markets in which they have or can achieve a leading position.They are one of Europe’s leading suppliers of software and services for design, construction and product data information. "
target: inPort AB
InPORT Intelligent Port Systems AB ("inPort") develops logistics solutions for ports, terminals and shipping companies. inPort's proprietary software suite, PORTIT, provides all the necessary modules needed for a modern terminal operator and is used by over 90 percent of the Swedish port companies.
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closed 3/15/2017 via PR Newswire

Inttra, Inc., acquired Avantida

synopsis: INTTRA, the world's ocean shipping electronic marketplace, announced that it has acquired Avantida, the European market leader in empty container management for ocean carriers. Avantida is headquartered in Belgium and currently conducts business in seven European countries.
buyer: Inttra, Inc.
INTTRA is the largest neutral electronic transaction software platform and information provider at the center of the ocean shipping industry. INTTRA's innovative products empower their customers to trade with multiple parties and leverage ocean industry information to improve their business. "
target: Avantida
Avantida is a European technology provider that assists in optimizing the handling of empty containers. The company's reuse and repositioning applications provide actionable information that can minimize miles driven, increase container velocity, and enable exporters to ship more efficiently.
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closed 3/5/2013 via BusinessWire

Transite Technology merged with 3Gtms,

synopsis: 3Gtms, a developer of a best-of-breed suite of transportation software products, announced it has completed a merger with Transite Technology, an award-winning developer of highly specialized transportation management systems (TMS). Retaining the 3Gtms name, the unified company will operate under the direction of 3Gtms CEO Mitch Weseley.
buyer: 3Gtms
3Gtms develops a best-of-breed suite of transportation software products used by shippers and third-party logistics companies to buy transportation services; plan and optimize transportation activities; execute the transportation plan; and be integral to an organization’s supply chain management "
target: Transite Technology
Transite is an award-winning developer of highly specialized transportation management systems (TMS). Its Jaguar Transportation Management System enables shippers to lower their actual transportation cost, 3PLs to increase their margin and carriers to provide more value to their customers.
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closed 7/13/2011 via Company Press Release

The Riverside Company, acquired Transporeon GmbH

synopsis: The Riverside Company has made a major investment in Germany, partnering with Transporeon GmbH and TICONTRACT GmbH. Transporeon GmbH consists of the web-based logistic platform Transporeon and Ticontract, which is specialised in online freight tenders. The Riverside Company will continue to support Transporeon’s international expansion.
buyer: The Riverside Company
The Riverside Company is a global private equity firm focused on acquiring growing enterprises valued at up to €200 million. The firm partners with strong management teams and enhances its investments through acquisitions and operational growth. "
target: Transporeon GmbH
Transporeon, headquartered in Ulm, Germany, operates several web-based logistics platforms that provide shippers and carriers with a platform and software to reduce costs, save time and improve service quality in logistics processes.
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closed 11/3/2005 via PR Newswire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Global Logistics Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle announced today that it has completed the acquisition of G-Log. Together, Oracle and G-Log will offer the first complete, information-driven logistics management platform for any industry with a global supply chain.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,766.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Global Logistics Technologies, Inc.
G-Log provides global transportation and logistics software enabling enterprises and logistics services providers (LSPs) to move goods through the supply chain, across all modes and geographies, as a single, integrated, collaborative process. Our product GC3 (Global Command and Control Center) is a
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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:$348.66)
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 10/3/2019 via PR Newswire

Capstone Logistics, LLC, acquired MileZero

synopsis: Capstone Logistics, a third-party logistics company, has acquired MileZero, Inc., a software company providing logistics tools to the last mile delivery industry. Through MileZero, Capstone expands its last mile capabilities and establishes a broader international footprint, adding operations in Australia.
buyer parent: The Jordan Company
buyer: Capstone Logistics, LLC
Capstone Logistics is a third-party logistics company offering technology-enhanced labor solutions for the full spectrum of supply chain activities. Capstone is a market leader in its industry and delivers service and value to its customers through innovative solutions. "
target: MileZero
MileZero develops software to optimize the world’s largest retail logistics networks and delivery fleets. Their cloud-based platform digitizes the fulfillment and logistics value chain, transforming loosely connected fulfillment functions into dynamic and high velocity parcel flows.
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closed 2/7/2018 via Reuters

KAR Auction Services, Inc., acquired STRATIM Systems Incorporated

synopsis: KAR Auction Services Inc., a leading U.S. operator of car auction and salvage services, has acquired fleet management software company STRATIM Systems. STRATIM builds software for transportation companies to modernize operations. STRATIM's intelligent logistics platform virtualizes operations and gets them working together intelligently.
buyer: KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR:$2,437.70)
KAR Auction Services, Inc., a FORTUNE® 1000 company, operates used vehicle auction services for North American sellers and buyers worldwide. the KAR group of companies is comprised of ADESA, Inc., Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc., Automotive Finance Corporation, Inc. and additional business units. "
target: STRATIM Systems Incorporated
STRATIM Systems is a fleet management software company. STRATIM builds software for transportation companies to modernize operations, unify systems and ensure high vehicle up-time. STRATIM's intelligent logistics platform virtualizes operations and gets them working together intelligently.
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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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announced 2/26/2015 via BusinessWire

Strattam Capital, will acquire Trax Technologies

synopsis: Trax Technologies, Inc., the provider of a leading global logistics SaaS platform, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Strattam Capital, LLC, a private equity firm focused on core enterprise information technology and services, under which Strattam will take a majority stake in the company.
buyer: Strattam Capital
Strattam Capital is focused exclusively on private equity investments in core enterprise information technology and services. Founded and managed by experienced technology investment professionals, Strattam Capital uses its knowledge and resources to make control equity investments in companies. "
target: Trax Technologies
Trax Technologies, Inc. is an open SaaS technology platform that refines, completes and reconciles logistics data from multiple sources. Trax adds value by harmonizing the information generated by millions of transactions.
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closed 8/9/2018 via Company Press Release

WiseTech Global, acquired Taric S.A.

synopsis: WiseTech Global, a global logistics software group, has acquired Taric, a customs management solutions provider in Spain. Taric specializes in regulatory and tariff services, consultancy, training, process control and documentation management solutions for carriers, freight forwarders, customs brokers, logistics providers and multinationals.
buyer: WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC:$235.38)
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Their flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 44 billion data transactions annually. "
target: Taric S.A.
Taric is a leading provider of customs management solutions in Spain. Taric specializes in regulatory and tariff services, consultancy, training, process control and documentation management solutions for carriers, freight forwarders, customs brokers, logistics providers and multinationals.
price ($mm)
$19
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$7
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$1
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5.3x
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39.1x
closed 2/14/2008 via PR Newswire

Trade Technologies, acquired Xtreme Docs

synopsis: Trade Technologies has announced its acquisition of Xtreme Docs. The acquisition allows clients of Xtreme Docs to take advantage of Trade Technologies' industry-leading web-based platform for managing international letter of credit transactions and its global network of international trade document professionals.
buyer: Trade Technologies
Trade Technologies was founded in 1999 by export and trade finance professionals to provide innovative and pragmatic international receivables management professionals and tools for exporters. The company has eight offices worldwide. "
target: Xtreme Docs
Xtreme Docs offers document preparation services for exporters and financial institutions.
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closed 6/4/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Internet of Things Inc., acquired Weather Telematics Inc.

synopsis: Internet of Things Inc. has completed the previously announced acquisition of Weather Telematics Inc. (WTX Inc.). WTX is a data science company offering real-time advanced artificial intelligence based predictive road condition weather analytics for safer, connected and autonomous transportation.
buyer: Internet of Things Inc. (TSXV:ITT:$0.00)
Internet of Things Inc. is an Internet of Things (IoT) software and solutions provider. They acquire and implement strategic and disruptive technology solutions targeting the industrial IoT markets, including manufacturing, energy, agriculture, transportation, cybersecurity, e-commerce and fintech. "
target: Weather Telematics Inc.
Weather Telematics Inc. (WTX Inc.) is an IoT data science company offering road safety data products for industrial, government & consumer markets. The WTX Inc platform mitigates weather risk, reduces traffic congestion & makes connected & autonomous navigation safer in all types of road conditions.
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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 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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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 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:$348.66)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Kontainers
Headquartered in the UK, Kontainers transforms the customer experience for carriers, freight forwarders and third-party logistics service providers around the world. Kontainers’ solutions facilitate a fully digital customer experience including quoting, booking, tracking and dashboard analytics.
price ($mm)
$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)
$66
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.4x
EV / EBITDA
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)
$3.94
rev ($mm)
$2
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
2.5x
EV / EBITDA
16.7x
closed 2/28/2018 via Company Press Release

SupplyOn, acquired Eurolog AG

synopsis: SupplyOn, a company that develops a web based platform for supply chain management in the manufacturing industry, has acquired Eurolog, a company that provides information technology (IT) services to shippers and logistics service providers.
buyer: SupplyOn
SupplyOn AG develops a web based platform for supply chain management in the manufacturing industry. The company’s platform for cross-company collaboration enables handling of business processes with partners and suppliers in the fields of purchasing, logistics, quality, and finance. "
target: Eurolog AG
EURO-LOG AG provides information technology (IT) services to shippers and logistics service providers. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Freising, Germany.
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WiseTech Global
WiseTech Global
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. WiseTech’s flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 34 billion data transactions annually.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$235.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.84
EBIT ($mm)
$57.40
Net Income ($mm)
$36.58
Employees
1800
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Ticker: ASX:SMA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SmartTrans Holdings Limited
SmartTrans Holdings Limited
SmartTrans Australia provides state-of-the-art logistics solutions for transport and field services operations. Their hosted solutions allow clients to deliver their in-field services and deliveries with increased efficiency, visibility and compliance
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.39)
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Ticker: ASX:WTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
WiseTech Global
WiseTech Global
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. WiseTech’s flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 34 billion data transactions annually.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$235.38
EBITDA ($mm)
$68.84
EBIT ($mm)
$57.40
Net Income ($mm)
$36.58
Employees
1800
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Ticker: ASX:SMA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SmartTrans Holdings Limited
SmartTrans Holdings Limited
SmartTrans Australia provides state-of-the-art logistics solutions for transport and field services operations. Their hosted solutions allow clients to deliver their in-field services and deliveries with increased efficiency, visibility and compliance
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$2.50
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.37)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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