At Home moves towards acquisition by private equity firm

Plano, Texas – Home Group Inc.The 40-day go-shop period ended on June 14 with no outside party showing interest in buying the business. The interior design chain of stores announced that 24 third parties, including 17 financial sponsors and 7 potential strategic buyers, have been contacted by financial adviser Goldman …

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Can fleets escape the “last bastion of dirty trucking”?

Lamar Quinn is not sure exactly when motor carriers first began paying receivers for unloading trailers, although he never encountered “flat rate” services until the Motor Carrier Act of 1980 deregulated freight prices. However, he predicts that hauliers will no longer pay lumpers for much longer. Quinn, general manager of …

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Money = decision making = power for the few

It’s hard for people to understand that there’s more to life than pop culture, because it’s the thing we’re engaged in almost every minute of the day. Our particular society, unlike many others, devotes an infinite amount of time and resources to two aspects of this culture: glorifying celebrities and …

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