Analysts see M&A surge

The total value of completed Freight & Logistics mergers and acquisitions has more than quadrupled from £7.2bn in 2013 to £31.4bn in 2015, according to KPMG’s latest Transport Tracker. Further transactions worth approximately £33.2n were announced during the year, it added. Asset-light logistics operators with advanced IT systems have, in recent years, been popular acquisition targets for large logistics providers and freight forwarders. “However, we increasingly see that that “leaner” ... [+]

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