Transportation acquisition firm to aid Miller Transfer’s expansion into the Southeast.

Phoenix, AZ, November 29, 2010—Andy Ahern, CEO of Ahern and Associates, LLC has recently been engaged by respected, heavy and specialized carrier, Miller Transfer to locate a comparable acquisition target which meets Miller’s strategic goals.

Ahern and Associates is a well revered transportation consulting firm based in Phoenix, AZ which has a stellar reputation for facilitating trucking and logistics acquisition deals as a result of their unmatched experience and ability to create markets.

In operation since 1968, Ohio based Miller Transfer specializes in hauling heavy machinery along with legal and over dimensional loads via 18 terminals throughout the United States. The Company’s business model is comprised of independent contractors in addition to a small corporate fleet which is maintained in Edinburg.

Following the trail of resurgence in manufacturing in the Southeast part of the country, Miller looks to acquire an additional heavy haul carrier whose business model mirrors their own. Their acquisition targets are in South Carolina, North Carolina or Georgia with target acquisition revenue between $10MM and $15MM, utilizing an independent contractor model.

Jim Unger, President of Miller Transfer explains why he selected Andy Ahern and his firm. “Andy Ahern’s been a known commodity within the industry for many years, he’s got a good reputation and all references checked out which is why we decided that Andy’s the one we wanted to do business with.”

Ahern commented on working with Miller Transfer. “Companies who support manufacturing like Miller Transfer have been the backbone of this country for over 40 years and I’m pleased to be spearheading their expansion efforts.”

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


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