Investment Date
November 2007
Vertical
Industrial
Fund
GCP II
Investment Status
Prior
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United Road Services

Provides transportation and logistics services for more than two million vehicles annually


Highlights

  • Fleet includes more than 1,000-owned carriers, owner operators, and subcontractor revenue equivalent carriers supported by over 3,000 carrier partner relationships operating from 57 locations
  • Customers include most global vehicle manufacturers, finance institutions which remarket lease vehicles, auction houses, rail distribution centers, individuals and ports
  • Leader in shipping privately owned vehicles and retail single units and number one volume shipper on eBay motors and other vehicle origins on the web

Initiatives

  • Doubled market share despite challenging industry and macro environment
  • Implemented Stock Logistics Management software to establish more efficiencies in fleet management
  • Expanded geographically into Canada
  • In December 2012, Gores successfully exited United Road Services to an investor group led by Charlesbank Capital Partners