Lily Transportation Hires Trucking and Logistics Acquisition Specialists, Ahern & Associates to Augment Expansion Efforts

Ahern & Associates to help fuel company growth by seeking out logistics company acquisition candidates for Lily Transportation Corporation.

/EIN Presswire/ Phoenix, AZ December 2, 2009— Needham, MA based Lily Transportation Corporation has recently engaged the services of Ahern & Associates, Ltd. to aid them in expanding their dedicated contract carriage operations through the acquisition of logistics companies that harmonize with their current, successful business model.

Since 1958, Lily Transportation Corporation has predicated its contract carriage operations on four basic principles: efficiency, focus, performance and control. Lily now seeks to further expand their shipping and logistics capabilities through the acquisition of logistics companies that share those same core principles.

Called on to facilitate Lily’s expansion efforts are Ahern & Associates, Ltd., the nation’s leading trucking and transportation management consulting firm, specializing in trucking and logistics acquisitions. Ahern & Associates prides itself on having the most extensive network of trucking and transportation contacts in the industry which often times allows them to create markets which never previously existed.

John Simourian, Chairman of Lily Transportation Corporation expects Ahern & Associates to utilize their vast experience in transportation acquisitions to find the ideal candidate. Simourian explains, “A trusted industry colleague recommended Andy Ahern of Ahern & Associates to us based on his outstanding reputation for getting deals done; in addition, I felt that his firm would be able to offer us deeper access to the overall market which should result in a great fit for our company.”

Andy Ahern, CEO of Ahern & Associates, Ltd. comments, “Seeking out acquisition candidates that meet specific criteria is truly one of our strengths and I look forward to leveraging our experience within the transportation industry to present options to Lily Transportation that meet their requirements and give them the best opportunity for advancement.”

About Network Lily Transportation Corporation:
With over Fifty years of experience operating dedicated contract carriage systems throughout the United States, Lily has continually developed and refined operating systems and processes that insure high level performance. Lily is structured around well-defined operating practices and ingrained with a commitment to documentation and decision processes based on confirmed data points. For more information please visit .

About Ahern & Associates, Ltd.:
Ahern and Associates is North America’s leading trucking and transportation management consulting firm. The skilled consultants at Ahern and Associates specialize in mergers and acquisitions of trucking and logistics companies as well as the restructuring and evaluation of existing carriers that seek to increase operating efficiency and improve profitability. Since 1987, Ahern and Associates has aided hundreds of buyers in the acquisition of trucking and logistics companies throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as assisting many transportation and logistics companies in reducing their overall operating costs and increasing their profitability. For more information, please call 602-242-1030 or visit

Business contact:
A.W. Ahern

Media contact:
Jason W. Jantzen
Red Spot Marketing