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The LeanLogistics Acquisition: What Is the Value of SaaS in Transportation Management?

Published: 02 April 2008

ID: G00181416

Analyst(s): John Fontanella

Summary

LeanLogistics has been acquired by Brambles, the parent company of CHEP, for $45M. AMR Research estimates the purchase price was about four times revenue, a very healthy multiple for a supply chain technology company. This acquisition and the reasons behind it are yet another indication of the transformation that software as a service is creating in the world of enterprise applications.

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