Aethlon’s industry reports provide perspective on industry trends and M&A activity in the industries where we specialize: Consumer Products, Technology, Manufacturing, and Transportation & Logistics.
Q3 2018 – T&L Report – A robust US economy continues to drive activity within the T&L industry, and as peak shipping season approaches, operators are racing to ramp up staff and capacity. According to Labor Department figures, the unemployment rate within the Transportation and Warehousing sector was 2.9% ending Q3, compared with 3.7% for the overall labor force. This was down from Q2’s 3.6% unemployment rate. The sector added roughly 23,800 employees this last quarter. The average hourly earnings had also climbed to $24.46 from $24.32 at the end of Q2. Industry indicators suggest that Q4’s activity will remain high as the holidays approach.
For the full Q3 2018 T&L report, click here.
About Aethlon Capital, LLC
Aethlon is a Minneapolis-based specialized investment bank focused on mergers and acquisitions, growth capital, and strategic advisory services. We work with established companies with $10 million to $100 million in revenues. Known for delivering outstanding results, Aethlon enjoys long-term client relationships from raising growth capital to selling the entire business.