Trucking Consultants, Ahern & Associates Engaged by IWD Transportation to Facilitate Brokerage Company Acquisition

IWD Transportation, LLC seeks to add an additional brokerage company to their family of companies; appoints transportation consulting firm Ahern & Associates to further acquisition strategy.

Phoenix, AZ /EIN Presswire/ December 15, 2009— Trucking consulting firm Ahern & Associates, Ltd. announced today that their trucking consulting firm has been hired to procure a brokerage company acquisition candidate for Farmington, MO based IWD Transportation, LLC.

Hoping to add to their profitable mix of Midwestern distribution and warehousing companies; IWD Transportation, LLC looks to acquire an additional brokerage company to further their reach and service capabilities throughout the Kansas City and St. Louis corridor. Brought on to find the perfect mix of quality people, service and profitability is Andy Ahern of Ahern & Associates, Ltd.

“I like the fact that Ahern & Associates is strictly transportation oriented and that their business model allows us to deal directly with acquisition candidates rather than through a third party like a business broker,” explains Walt Bruns, Managing Partner of IWD Transportation, LLC.

Having served the transportation industry for over 20 years, Ahern & Associates has built a long standing reputation for delivering quality results in a timely manner. “Like IWD, we also depend on quality people that always keep the client’s best interest in mind,” said Andy Ahern, CEO of Ahern & Associates, Ltd. “I’m also very confident in our abilities based on our extensive reach in the market to present IWD with brokerage candidates that strongly complement their existing business model.”

About IWD Transportation, LLC:
IWD Transportation, LLC is part of a 3PL company including Innovative Warehousing and Distribution, Inc., based out of Farmington, MO. With an emphasis on serving the construction and landscaping industries among others, IWD Transportation, LLC prides itself on its commitment to service since 1994. For additional 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
[email protected]