Mike Van

Transportation/Logistics Business Intermediary

Mike Van

A US Air Force veteran, Mike spent 35 years working through the ranks of manufacturing and operations. He was a vice-president in charge of multiple sites spanning three states.

During his time in manufacturing and operations, Mike headed up a $10,000,000 expansion project and a $25,000,000 greenfield operation. He possesses a background that makes it uniquely suited to be a business broker and operate his own consulting service.

As a business intermediary, Mike specializes in the areas of transportation/logistics, professional services and manufacturing. He has achieved considerable success in the realm of business relations and negotiations.

Working in the diverse field of business brokerage allows Mike to utilize the skills he built up over three decades. Thanks to these skills, he is able to build strong buyer/seller working relationships and successfully complete deals. An expert in selling businesses, Mike prides himself on helping clients effectively negotiate the numerous pitfalls and hurdles that can appear in any business transaction.

Mike understands the needs of both buyers and sellers which, in turn, allows him to provide a smooth, confidential, and rewarding process for all parties. Whether his clients are looking to buy or sell a business, Mike has the experience and know-how to facilitate the process from beginning to end. His philosophy is built around the pillars of respect, honesty, integrity, mentoring and carefully listening to clients.

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CBS-Global expert: Bob Wolter, Darren Harrington, Fan Zhang, John Foster, Mary Lou VanDeusen, Michael Schwantes, Mike Van, Ryan Pankratz, Tom Martin
Industry: General Business
CBS-Global expert: Bob Wolter, Mike Van, Ryan Pankratz
Industry: Transportation & Logistics

Blog Posts

Tipping Points: When to Bet on New Technologies for Transportation
Although this article, Tipping Points: When to Bet on New Technologies, does get somewhat deep with analysis, breaking it down into simpler terms allows for the approaches to be understood.  The facts
Six Problems That Can Sabotage Your Transportation Business Systems and Your Productivity
We have all heard and, in most cases, used the “Law of Cause & Effect” throughout our career in ownership and/or in a leadership role. For any effect there is normally a cause you can point to. To
Elevating Driver’s Health and Wellness
As transportation business owners, the statement “our drivers are considered the number one asset”  echoes for you, then their health has to be taken as an important facet to allow that to become real