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Universal Logistics Holdings buys Container Connection

Staff Writer |
Universal Logistics Holdings announced its acquisition of Deco Logistics (which conducts business as Container Connection) and Oaktree Logistics.

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Concentrating on the retail and manufacturing industries, Container Connection has been providing full-service harbor drayage to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California for more than 25 years.

Headquartered in Riverside, California, Container Connection offers its drayage services by utilizing a network of over 230 independent contractors to customers that are primarily located within the Inland Empire and Central Valley areas. Container Connection also offers warehousing, secured parking and yard space at its 18.5-acre facility.

For the year-ended December 31, 2017, Container Connection reported total operating revenues of $55.5 million. Container Connection will operate as a subsidiary of Universal Intermodal, Inc., and the transaction is expected to be immediately accretive.

The cash purchase price was $60 million, subject to customary post-closing adjustments.

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