Pilot Air Freight’s Acquisition Of Five Franchise Stations


Ballard Spahr LLP advised Pilot Air Freight, LLC on the deal.

Pilot Freight Services (Pilot), a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, has acquired five franchise stations in strategic markets in the Midwest and along the US and Mexico border. The franchises will be seamlessly integrated into Pilot’s corporate organization with no disruption in service offerings or senior management.

The franchises—located in Wisconsin, Texas, and Mexico—will enhance Pilot’s client-focused solutions for the automotive, health care, home furnishings, industrial products, and packaging industries. The leadership and employees of the franchises will join the Pilot organization as part of the transactions.

The Ballard Spahr team was led by Business and Transaction Partner Gregory L. Seltzer (Picture) and included Partner Jonathan R. Flora and Associates Kimberly W. Klayman and Jody L. Ferris.

Involved fees earner: Jody Ferris – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP; Jonathan Flora – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP; Kimberly Klayman – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP; Gregory Seltzer – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP;

Law Firms: Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP;

Clients: Pilot Air Freight, LLC;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti