Business Overview

This established and highly profitable specialized transportation and logistics business has been successfully operating for over 20 years. The founder and current owner has identified and catered to a very high-margin niche within the transport and logistics industry that has very little local competition. The business generates its revenue from word of mouth, repeat customers, and targeting businesses that would need their very specific services. A high level of customer satisfaction, professional on-time delivery, and innovative solutions to their customers specific issues/needs has been a major driver in the company’s long-term success. In addition, the current and included assets would support at least the same 25% growth as the business enjoyed over the past 2 years with very little to no additional capital investment. This is the perfect add-on for a larger transport company or an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to break into the lucrative transportation and logistics business.

Key Investment Considerations:

• $1,740,000+ Owner Benefit
• $2,000,000+ in current asset value included
* Approximately 1 year ROI on down payment with use of SBA and mezzanine loan. (As little as $750,000 down including $350,000 in working capital. Net < $500,000 down)
• Assets included: Tractors, trailers, trucks, conveyors, scales, parts and saleable inventory, and other industry specific equipment.
• Great central locations near rail and final delivery destinations
• Specialized industry with little to no competition locally
• Strong year over year growth: Revenues are up greater than 25% over just 2 years ago
• Turnkey operation
• Experienced and skilled staff in place
• Operating successfully for over 20 years
• Significant growth potential with increased labor force
• 8 weeks transitional training offered at no additional cost
• 10% seller financing demonstrates seller’s confidence in continued success

*As always brokers please bring your qualified buyer’s

Successfully operating over 20 years
Little Competition / Flexibility and Ingenuity to solve complex logistics issues for their customers.

The business can be grown with current assets locally by greater than 25% by adding staff. The business model can also be scaled to cover a larger footprint.

Financial

  • Asking Price: $6,950,000
  • Cash Flow: $1,743,239
  • Gross Revenue: $4,755,354
  • EBITDA: N/A
  • FF&E: $2,050,000
  • Inventory: $40,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: N/A

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:13
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
Is Support & Training Included:

8 weeks

Purpose For Selling:

retirement

Additional Info

The deal shall include inventory valued at $40,000, which is included in the suggested price.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

There are all kinds of reasons individuals choose to sell operating businesses. Nevertheless, the real reason and the one they say to you might be 2 totally different things. As an example, they may claim "I have too many other obligations" or "I am retiring". For numerous sellers, these factors are valid. But, for some, these might simply be excuses to try to hide the reality of changing demographics, increased competition, current reduction in earnings, or a range of various other factors. This is why it is very vital that you not rely absolutely on a seller's word, however instead, use the seller's solution along with your overall due diligence. This will paint a much more sensible picture of the business's existing situation.

Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the current business is in debt, which lots of businesses are, then you will certainly need to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Lots of operating businesses borrow money in order to cover items like supplies, payroll, accounts payable, so on and so forth. Bear in mind that occasionally this can mean that revenue margins are too small. Many organisations fall into a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back other loans. Along with debts, there may likewise be future commitments to take into consideration. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the structure where the business resides. The business may have existing contracts with vendors that have to be satisfied or may cause fines if canceled early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

Exactly how do operating businesses in the area draw in new consumers? Most times, operating businesses have repeat consumers, which develop the core of their day-to-day revenues. Particular factors such as new competitors sprouting up around the location, roadway building and construction, and also personnel turnover can influence repeat clients and adversely affect future incomes. One vital thing to consider is the area of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping center, or is it concealed from the main road? Certainly, the more people that see the business on a regular basis, the better the chance to build a returning consumer base. A last thought is the general location demographics. Is the business situated in a densely inhabited city, or is it situated on the outskirts of town? Exactly how might the neighborhood mean family income effect future income prospects?