I am currently a third-year undergraduate student in Commerce. I am extremely passionate about Shipping and Physical Commodities. I had applied to Cass's MSc Shipping, Trade, and Finance and have got an acceptance letter. However, I am also interested in History and Economics. I had applied to MSc International Political Economy and MSc Economic History at LSE. I got rejected for MSc IPE and got an acceptance letter for MSc Economic History. I love Shipping, I fell in love with it right after reading lofty tales of Onassis, Niarchos, and Naess but it is an extremely closed and secretive
12 Oct 2021
Hi Everyone, I have a few questions about Transportation/Infrastructure investment banking. 1)How would you prepare for a job in that vertical of the industrials group? 2) What are the main valuation techniques used? 3) Which sources would you suggest to step up one's knowledge of airlines,ports,airports,toll roads, trunk storage, logistics, ferries, dry bulk, that are the main businesses covered by the vertical? Is mergermarket enough, or where should I go to better know the characteristics of each segment? 4) as far as you know, what are the main trends affecting these industries? Many
14 Mar 2016
Does anyone know what major banks have solid dealflow in this area? Also, is Morgan Stanley the lone bank with an independent transportation team that isn't siloed under a broader industrials group?
18 Jun 2015
Hello monkeys, A long time lurker and first time poster here. I was hoping to get some opinions and advice from the community between two entry level opportunities my way: -BB Ops (no client interaction, typical ops stuff) -An international freight forwarder/NVOCC - Ocean Export Logistics (negotiate rates, plan routes, client interaction) The freight forwarder position is more appealing to me (it's a smaller company, though), and the bank is "name brand." My long term career goal is to work in physical commodities supply... if that helps. Any thoughts would be much appreciated. Cheers
16 Jul 2015
Along with the central package delivery operation, the UPS brand name (in a fashion similar to that of competitor FedEx) is used to denote many of its divisions and subsidiaries, including its cargo airline (UPS Airlines), freight-based trucking operation (UPS Freight, formerly Overnite Transportation), and its delivery drone airline (UPS Flight Forward). The global logistics company is headquartered in the U.S. city of Sandy Springs, Georgia, which is a part of the Greater Atlanta metropolitan area.
04 May 2020