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closed 1/12/2022 via Company Press Release

ZeroNorth A/S, acquired ClearLynx

synopsis: ZeroNorth, a maritime technology company in Denmark, has acquired ClearLynx, a leading online platform for the bunker fuel market. ClearLynx provides a complete bunker fuel management system for the marine fuel industry. Their suite of products spans bunker procurement, pricing, business intelligence, optimization, compliance and data feeds.
buyer: ZeroNorth A/S
ZeroNorth is a maritime technology company in Denmark. ZeroNorth helps tramp shipping companies around the world to optimise their business. Their cutting-edge solutions are designed to optimise operations, maximise earnings and reduce CO2 emissions. "
target: ClearLynx
ClearLynx is a leading online platform for the bunker fuel market. ClearLynx provides a complete bunker fuel management system for the marine fuel industry. Their suite of products spans bunker procurement, pricing and analytics, business intelligence, optimization, compliance and data feeds.
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closed 7/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

ZeroNorth A/S, acquired Propulsion Dynamics

synopsis: ZeroNorth, a maritime technology company in Denmark, has acquired Propulsion Dynamics Inc., a digital vessel performance company. Propulsion Dynamics' CASPER Operations platform collects and analyzes data to help ship operators optimize their ship's speed and improve their fuel performance.
buyer: ZeroNorth A/S
ZeroNorth is a maritime technology company in Denmark. ZeroNorth helps tramp shipping companies around the world to optimise their business. Their cutting-edge solutions are designed to optimise operations, maximise earnings and reduce CO2 emissions. "
target: Propulsion Dynamics
Propulsion Dynamics is a digital vessel performance company. Propulsion Dynamics' CASPER Operations platform collects and analyzes data to help ship operators optimize their ship's speed and improve their fuel performance.
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closed 6/25/2018 via PR Newswire

Veraction, LLC merged with Trax Technologies,

synopsis: Trax Technologies, a leading global freight audit and payment provider, and Veraction, a leading provider of transportation spend management and freight audit solutions, announced the merger of the two companies. Veraction offers total transportation spend management solutions and provides sourcing and consulting services.
buyer parent: Strattam Capital
buyer: Trax Technologies
Trax Technologies is transforming global logistics to help customers reduce risk, save money, and improve enterprise-wide efficiency. They apply easy-to-use SaaS technologies and expert frameworks to help clients uncover valuable logistics business intelligence. "
target parent: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
target: Veraction, LLC
Veraction, LLC provides cloud based transportation spend management solutions for various industries worldwide. The company offers total transportation spend management solutions and provides sourcing and consulting services.
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closed 4/7/2017 via Company Press Release

ChartCo, acquired Docmap AS

synopsis: The Norwegian software business Docmap AS has been acquired by ChartCo. Docmap® AS, based in Oslo, was founded in 2005 and provides world-class solutions within the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore.
buyer parent: Equistone Partners Europe
buyer: 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. "
target: Docmap AS
Docmap® AS, based in Oslo, was founded in 2005 and provides world-class solutions within the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality (HSEQ) operations on vessels and ashore. Docmap® 8 software operates through standard web browsers, incorporates modules for audit control and risk assessment.
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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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announced 9/9/2020 via BusinessWire

Omnitracs, will acquire SmartDrive

synopsis: Omnitracs, LLC, a leader in SaaS-based fleet management and data analytics solutions and a pioneer in transportation technology, and SmartDrive, a leader in video-based safety and transportation intelligence, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Omnitracs to acquire SmartDrive.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Omnitracs
Omnitracs, LLC is a global pioneer of trucking solutions for all business models. Omnitracs’ more than 1,000 employees deliver software-as-a-service-based solutions to help over 14,000 customers manage nearly 1,100,000 assets in more than 70 countries. "
target: SmartDrive
SmartDrive gives fleets unprecedented driving performance insight and analysis, helping save fuel, expenses and lives. Its video safety, predictive analytics, telematics, compliance and personalized performance program help fleets improve driving skills, lower costs and deliver significant ROI.
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closed 4/2/2014 via PR Newswire

Spire Capital Partners, L.P., acquired Iron Data TSM

synopsis: Spire Capital announced its acquisition of Accuship.com, LLC, Iron Data Solution's Transportation Spend Management Division. Iron Data TSM provides software-enabled transportation spend management solutions allowing global enterprises to optimize their transportation spend.
buyer: Spire Capital Partners, L.P.
Founded in 2000, Spire Capital is an active and experienced private equity firm with an investment focus in companies within the business services, information services, media, education and communications sectors. "
target parent: Arlington Capital Partners
target: Iron Data TSM
Iron Data Transportation Spend Management provides software-enabled transportation spend management solutions to large, established enterprises globally. Iron Data TSM serves customers in a variety of industries, including over 30 Fortune 500 companies.
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closed 6/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Transporeon GmbH, acquired TNX Logistics

synopsis: Transporeon, Europe’s largest logistics platform, has acquired TNX Logistics, a transport procurement solutions provider based in New Zealand. TNX offers a SaaS platform that automates procurement using behavioural science to achieve lower freight rates. Their AI-powered software provides solutions for carrier profiling, price predictions and more.
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: TNX Logistics
TNX Logistics is a transport procurement solutions provider based in New Zealand. TNX offers a SaaS platform that automates procurement using data and behavioural science to achieve lower freight rates. Their AI-powered software provides solutions for carrier profiling, price predictions and more.
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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 5/11/2020 via BusinessWire

Omnitracs, acquired VisTracks

synopsis: Omnitracs, LLC, the global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, has announced the acquisition of VisTracks, a leading provider of device-agnostic, SaaS-based compliance solutions to the transportation and logistics industry.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Omnitracs
Omnitracs, LLC is a global pioneer of trucking solutions for all business models. Omnitracs’ more than 1,000 employees deliver software-as-a-service-based solutions to help over 14,000 customers manage nearly 1,100,000 assets in more than 70 countries. "
target: VisTracks
VisTracks is a leading provider of device-agnostic, SaaS-based compliance solutions to the transportation and logistics industry.
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closed 3/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Microlise Ltd., acquired TruTac

synopsis: Microlise, a telematics and transport management solutions provider in the UK, has acquired TruTac, the leading UK provider of fleet compliance and management software for Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) and Public Service Vehicles (PSVs). TruTac offers web-based solutions for tachograph analysis, compliance reporting, time and attendance, and more.
buyer: Microlise Ltd.
Microlise is a telematics and transport management solutions provider in the UK. Microlise provides telematics, real-time journey management and proof of delivery solutions to streamline processes, maximise utilisation and strengthen customer engagement. "
target: TruTac
TruTac is the leading UK provider of fleet compliance and management software for Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) and Public Service Vehicles (PSVs). TruTac offers web-based solutions for tachograph analysis, compliance reporting, time and attendance, vehicle inspections, and more.
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closed 7/2/2019 via BusinessWire

E2Open, Inc., acquired Amber Road, Inc.

synopsis: E2open, one of the premier cloud-based providers of networked supply chain solutions, has completed the acquisition of Amber Road, a leading provider of cloud-based global trade management (GTM) software, trade content and training.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: E2Open, Inc. (EOPN:$0.00)
E2open is one of the premier cloud-based providers of networked supply chain solutions, featuring a complete portfolio of applications that enable the world’s most complex supply chains to better plan, collaborate, and execute their end-to-end operations. "
target: Amber Road, Inc. (AMBR:$86.20)
As a leading provider of cloud-based global trade management (GTM) software, trade content and training, Amber Road helps companies worldwide create value through their global supply chain by improving margins, achieving greater agility and lowering risk.
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closed 4/17/2019 via BNC Analysis

Keyfuels, acquired r2c Online Limited

synopsis: Fuel card provider Keyfuels has announced that it has completed the acquisition of r2c Online Ltd, the fleet, compliance and workshop management software provider. r2c Online’s software platform currently connects 23,000 fleets and 1,000 workshops for best practice vehicle compliance and maintenance.
buyer parent: FleetCor Technologies, Inc.
buyer: Keyfuels
Keyfuels is the leading provider of fuel cards and fuel management solutions to commercial vehicle operators, managing billions of litres of diesel for some of Europe’s largest logistics and freight operators. Keyfuels is also supported by 25 resellers. "
target: r2c Online Limited
r2c Online Ltd is a fleet, compliance and workshop management software provider. r2c Online’s software platform currently connects 23,000 fleets and 1,000 workshops for best practice vehicle compliance and maintenance.
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closed 12/20/2017 via Company Press Release

WiseTech Global, acquired CustomsMatters

synopsis: WiseTech Global announced the acquisition of CustomsMatters, the leading customs solution provider in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. CustomsMatters provides e-customs solutions through its cloud-hosted customs compliance platform, myCustoms, and customs brokerage and consulting services to customers including DHL, UPS, OAG and more.
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: CustomsMatters
CustomsMatters provides e-customs solutions through its cloud-hosted customs compliance platform, myCustoms, and customs brokerage and consulting services to customers including DHL, UPS, OAG Cargo, SwissPort, and more.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Springer Fachmedien Munchen Gmbh, acquired FUMO Solutions GmbH

synopsis: Springer Fachmedien München GmbH, a leading provider of B2B and specialist information for the automotive, transport and logistics fields in the German-speaking region, has acquired FUMO Solutions GmbH. FUMO Solutions provides web-based compliance management systems for transportation and logistics companies.
buyer parent: Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH
buyer: Springer Fachmedien Munchen Gmbh
Springer Fachmedien München is the leading provider of B2B and specialist information in the German-speaking region. Springer Fachmedien München represents the core fields of automotive, transport and logistics. "
target: FUMO Solutions GmbH
FUMO Solutions provides web-based compliance management systems for transportation and logistics companies. Their software helps minimize administrative costs and reduce liability by ensuring compliance with legal regulations.
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closed 8/26/2014 via PR Newswire

Veeder-Root, acquired FuelQuest

synopsis: The Veeder-Root Company has acquired FuelQuest, Inc. With over 15 years of experience in logistics software development and analytics, FuelQuest is the recognized Software as a Service (SaaS) provider for retail and commercial fueling logistics applications.
buyer parent: Danaher Corporation
buyer: Veeder-Root
Veeder-Root is a leading global supplier of automatic tank gauging, fuel management systems, and stage II vapor recovery solutions including the Red Jacket® brand of submersible pumps and pressurized line leak detectors. "
target: FuelQuest
FuelQuest provides industry leading software and services to suppliers, distributors, retailers, carriers and fleets who utilize transportation fuels throughout the world. FuelQuest delivers solutions to manage and optimize fuel procurement, logistics, reconciliation and regulatory processes.
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closed 9/18/2013 via BusinessWire

Amber Road, Inc., acquired EasyCargo

synopsis: Amber Road, a leading provider of global trade management (GTM) solutions, announced it acquired EasyCargo, a Shanghai-based GTM solutions provider specializing in complex Chinese trade regulations.
buyer: Amber Road, Inc. (AMBR:$86.20)
Amber Road provides a single, on-demand platform that automates and streamlines global trade. Amber Road is the world's leading provider of on-demand Global Trade Management (GTM) software and solutions. "
target: EasyCargo
EasyCargo provides the China Trade Management tools (EasyTMS) and services for a company to quickly automate its import/export process for all facilities in China while meeting local compliance requirements for General and Processing Trade, reducing costs and improving supply chain efficiencies.
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announced 11/17/2011 via BusinessWire

DriveCam, Inc., will acquire RAIR Technologies, LLC

synopsis: DriveCam, Inc. is acquiring RAIR Technologies, a provider of web-based safety and compliance services to over 300 truck and bus companies, representing more than 300,000 drivers. RAIR allows fleet operators to efficiently manage hours-of-service logs, CSA safety scores, driver qualification and vehicle inspection requirements.
buyer: DriveCam, Inc.
DriveCam, Inc. is a global, SaaS-based Driver Risk Management company. As proven experts in the science of safe and efficient driving, DriveCam prevents collisions and reduces fuel costs by improving the way people drive. "
target: RAIR Technologies, LLC
RAIR Technologies provides web-based safety and compliance services to over 300 truck and bus companies. RAIR services include paper and electronic driver log auditing, CSA data analysis and management, driver qualification (DQ) file auditing and online DQ files, and more.
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closed 5/6/2020 via Company Press Release

ComplianceQuest, acquired Lifeguard Solutions

synopsis: ComplianceQuest, makers of a modern 100% native Salesforce-based Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS), announced they have successfully acquired LifeGuard Solutions, complementing its core product offering with a comprehensive Environment, Health & Safety Management Solution that is also built natively on the Salesforce platform.
buyer: ComplianceQuest
ComplianceQuest is the fastest growing, 100% modern cloud Enterprise Quality Management System (EQMS) natively built and run on the Salesforce platform. Delivering best-in-class out-of-the-box solutions, ComplianceQuest fast-tracks an organization’s efficiency, safety, and overall performance. "
target: Lifeguard Solutions
Lifeguard Solutions is a registered Salesforce.com AppExchange partner that focuses on providing Health and Safety solutions to the Construction, Timber, Mining, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrial and Environmental Services Industries.
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closed 7/3/2019 via Company Press Release

ECOonline AS, acquired Nordic Port

synopsis: EcoOnline, an IT firm dedicated to developing software to make workplace safety and management, and documentation of chemicals user-friendly and cost- efficient, has acquired Nordic Port, a leading supplier and developer of SaaS software in the Health, Safety, Environmental, and Quality area.
buyer: ECOonline AS
EcoOnline is an IT firm dedicated to developing software to make workplace safety and management, and documentation of chemicals, as user-friendly and cost-efficient as possible. They help businesses get control and follow the law, easily and cost -effectively. "
target: Nordic Port
Based in Sweden, Nordic Port is a leading supplier and developer of SaaS software in the Health, Safety, Environmental, and Quality area. Their products help companies and organisations establish and maintain management systems.
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closed 1/12/2022 via Company Press Release

ZeroNorth A/S, acquired ClearLynx

synopsis: ZeroNorth, a maritime technology company in Denmark, has acquired ClearLynx, a leading online platform for the bunker fuel market. ClearLynx provides a complete bunker fuel management system for the marine fuel industry. Their suite of products spans bunker procurement, pricing, business intelligence, optimization, compliance and data feeds.
buyer: ZeroNorth A/S
ZeroNorth is a maritime technology company in Denmark. ZeroNorth helps tramp shipping companies around the world to optimise their business. Their cutting-edge solutions are designed to optimise operations, maximise earnings and reduce CO2 emissions. "
target: ClearLynx
ClearLynx is a leading online platform for the bunker fuel market. ClearLynx provides a complete bunker fuel management system for the marine fuel industry. Their suite of products spans bunker procurement, pricing and analytics, business intelligence, optimization, compliance and data feeds.
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closed 1/12/2022 via Company Press Release

ZeroNorth A/S, acquired ClearLynx

synopsis: ZeroNorth, a maritime technology company in Denmark, has acquired ClearLynx, a leading online platform for the bunker fuel market. ClearLynx provides a complete bunker fuel management system for the marine fuel industry. Their suite of products spans bunker procurement, pricing, business intelligence, optimization, compliance and data feeds.
buyer: ZeroNorth A/S
ZeroNorth is a maritime technology company in Denmark. ZeroNorth helps tramp shipping companies around the world to optimise their business. Their cutting-edge solutions are designed to optimise operations, maximise earnings and reduce CO2 emissions. "
target: ClearLynx
ClearLynx is a leading online platform for the bunker fuel market. ClearLynx provides a complete bunker fuel management system for the marine fuel industry. Their suite of products spans bunker procurement, pricing and analytics, business intelligence, optimization, compliance and data feeds.
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closed 7/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

ZeroNorth A/S, acquired Propulsion Dynamics

synopsis: ZeroNorth, a maritime technology company in Denmark, has acquired Propulsion Dynamics Inc., a digital vessel performance company. Propulsion Dynamics' CASPER Operations platform collects and analyzes data to help ship operators optimize their ship's speed and improve their fuel performance.
buyer: ZeroNorth A/S
ZeroNorth is a maritime technology company in Denmark. ZeroNorth helps tramp shipping companies around the world to optimise their business. Their cutting-edge solutions are designed to optimise operations, maximise earnings and reduce CO2 emissions. "
target: Propulsion Dynamics
Propulsion Dynamics is a digital vessel performance company. Propulsion Dynamics' CASPER Operations platform collects and analyzes data to help ship operators optimize their ship's speed and improve their fuel performance.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Delta Corp, acquired QuantShip Pte.Ltd

synopsis: Delta Corp, a global business engaged in the shipping and logistic sector, has acquired Singapore-based Quantship, an AI platform using quantitative algorithms to create value in freight markets. The acquisition reaffirms Delta Corp's position at the forefront of the digital shipping world.
buyer: Delta Corp
Delta Corp is a global business engaged in the shipping and logistic sector. Present in four countries with people from five different nationalities, Delta Corp facilitates international trade between worlds major economies as well as emerging markets. "
target: QuantShip Pte.Ltd
Based in Singapore, Quantship is an AI platform that uses quantitative algorithms to create value in freight markets. Quantship uses proprietary algorithms to process millions of data points across geospatial and terrestrial data sources to provide actionable insights on the freight markets.
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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 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 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 9/9/2021 via Company Press Release

Magaya Corporation, acquired Qwyk B.V.

synopsis: Magaya Corporation has acquired Netherlands-based Qwyk, an industry-leading, cloud-based digital freight forwarder platform, and SimpliShip. The dual acquisition is a cornerstone of Magaya’s digitization strategy and a driving force in the optimization of the customer experience for multimodal freight.
buyer: Magaya Corporation
Magaya develops the logistics automation platform that accelerates growth. Its flexible, interoperable, modular, cloud-based solutions are designed to optimize and digitize end-to-end logistics operations and customer experience. "
target: Qwyk B.V.
Netherlands-based Qwyk is a leading cloud-based digital freight forwarder platform. Qwyk provides logistics service providers with a customizable, customer-facing portal that delivers a branded digital experience for end customers with all the functions of a digital forwarder in one application.
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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:$3,562.80)
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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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$363.80)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: QuestaWeb
QuestaWeb is a leading provider of foreign trade zone (FTZ) and customs compliance solutions. QuestaWeb’s market leading FTZ solution allows logistics services providers (LSPs) and importers to automate processes and comply with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulatory requirements.
price ($mm)
$36
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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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:$363.80)
Descartes is the global leader in providing on-demand, software-as-a-service solutions focused on improving the productivity, performance and security of logistics-intensive businesses. Customers use their modular, software-as-a-service solutions to complete numerous logistics processes. "
target: Kontainers
Headquartered in the UK, Kontainers transforms the customer experience for carriers, freight forwarders and third-party logistics service providers around the world. Kontainers’ solutions facilitate a fully digital customer experience including quoting, booking, tracking and dashboard analytics.
price ($mm)
$6.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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.
price ($mm)
$15
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
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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:$235.38)
WiseTech Global is a leading developer and provider of software solutions to the logistics execution industry globally. Their flagship product, CargoWise One, forms an integral link in the global supply chain and executes over 34 billion data transactions annually. "
target: CMS Transport Systems
CMS Transport System's flagship SaaS cloud enabled product is Freight2020, a leading Transport Management System designed exclusively for the Australian and New Zealand road freight transport industry covering operations management, workforce, fleet maintenance and more.
price ($mm)
$3.94
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
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