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America Latina Logistica

Subject

Management Science and Operations

Publication Year

2004

Abstract

Describes the turnaround of America Latina Logistica, a $200 million revenue, formerly state-owned, railway in Brazil that has been restored to profitability by its CEO, a recent MBA graduate. After successfully transforming the company's operations, finances, and organization, the CEO must decide whether to acquire a trucking company and offer integrated logistics solutions to customers or stay focused on its core business of rail transportation. Provides rich data describing the details of the company's turnaround and also provides sufficient industry and financial data to analyze the strategic and financial implications of the proposed merger.

Topic List

Entrepreneurial finance, Entrepreneurship, Mergers and acquisitions, Railroads, Transportation services

Project Funder

ESRC

Available on ECCH

No


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