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In re:

IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT


FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE
ALLIED SYSTEMS HOLDINGS, INC., et al.,
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) Chapter 11
)
) Case No. 12-11564 (CSS)
)
Debtors.
) (Jointly Administered)
)
) Related Docket Nos. 291,343, 346
CERTIFICATE OF COUNSEL REGARDING APPLICATION FOR AN ORDER
AUTHORIZING THE OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED
CREDITORS TO RETAIN AND EMPLOY CONWAY MACKENZIE, INC.
AS FINANCIAL ADVISOR NUNC PRO TUNC TO JUNE 25, 2012
The undersigned, co-counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors (the
"Committee") in the above captioned cases, hereby certifies as follows:
1. On July 25, 2012, the Committee filed the Application for Entry of an Order
Authorizing the Employment and Retention of Conway Mackenzie, Inc. as Financial Advisor to
the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors, Nunc Pro Tunc to June 25, 2012 (the
"Application"), (D.l. 291) with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware
(the "Court").
2. On August 10,2012, the Committee filed the Certificate of No Objection
Regarding Application for An Order Authorizing the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
to Retain and Employ Conway MacKenzie, Inc. as Financial Advisor Nunc Pro Tunc to June 25,
2012 (the "CNO") (D.l. 343) with the Court.
The debtors in the above-captioned cases (collectively, the "Debtors"), along with the federal tax
identification number (or Canadian business number where applicable) for each of the Debtors, are: Allied Systems
Holdings, Inc. (58-0360550); Allied Automotive Group, Inc. (58-220 I 081 ); Allied Freight Broker LLC (59-
2876864); Allied Systems (Canada) Company (90-0169283); Allied Systems, Ltd. (L.P.) (58-1710028); Axis Areta,
LLC ( 45-5215545); Axis Canada Company 87568828); Axis Group, Inc. (58-2204628); Commercial Carriers, Inc.
(38-0436930); CT Services, Inc. (38-2918187); C01din Transport LLC (38-1985795); F.J. Boutell Driveaway LLC
(38-0365100); GACS Incorporated (58-1944786); Logistic Systems, LLC (45-4241751); Logistic Technology, LLC
( 45-4242057); QAT, Inc. (59-2876863); RMX LLC (31-0961359); Transp01t Support LLC (38-2349563); and
Terminal Services LLC (91-0847582). The location of the Debtors' corporate headquarters and the Debtors'
address for service of process is 2302 Parklake Drive, Bldg. 15, Ste. 600, Atlanta, Georgia 30345.
3. The Committee supplements the CNO by disclosing that the undersigned counsel
did receive informal questions and comments from the Office of the United States Trustee (the
"Trustee"). The Committee has resolved the Trustee's questions and incorporated the Trustee's
comments to the Order (as defined below). For the avoidance of doubt, the monthly fees and
expenses of Conway MacKenzie, Inc. and its affiliate Variant Capital Advisors LLC are subject
to the same Cap (as defined in paragraph 12 of the Application) of$100,000. Accordingly, the
Committee respectfully requests that the Court withdraw the Order Authorizing the Employment
and Retention of Conway MacKenzie, Inc., as Financial Advisor to the Official Committee of
Unsecured Creditors, Nunc Pro Tunc to June 25, 2012 (the "Order") (D.I. 346), and enter the
Amended Order Authorizing the Employment and Retention of Conway MacKenzie, Inc., as
Financial Advisor to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors, Nunc Pro Tunc to June 25,
2012 (the "Amended Order"), attached hereto as Exhibit A. This certificate and the Amended
Order has been circulated to and approved by the Trustee. For the convenience of the Court and
all parties in interest, a comparison version of the Amended Order against the Order is attached
hereto as Exhibit B.
4. No answer, objection or other responsive pleading to the Application has
appeared on the Court's docket in the above-captioned chapter 11 cases, and undersigned
counsel to the Committee has not received, and understands that the Committee has not received,
any informal objections, answers, responses, comments or any other responsive pleading with
respect to the Application, other than those set forth above. Pursuant to the notice filed with the
Application, objections to the Application were to be filed and served no later than August 8,
2012 at 4:00p.m. (EDT).
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WHEREFORE, the Committee respectfully requests that the Court enter the Amended
Order attached hereto as Exhibit A at the earliest convenience of the Court.
Date: August 17, 2012
Wilmington, Delaware
SULLIVAN HAZELTINE ALLINSON LLC
Is/ William A. Hazeltine
William D. Sullivan (No. 2820)
William A. Hazeltine (No. 3294)
Seth S. Brostoff (No. 5312)
901 North Market Street, Suite 1300
Wilmington, DE 19801
Tel: (302) 428-8191
Fax: (302) 428-8195
And
SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP
Michael G. Burke
Brian J. Lohan
Dennis Kao
787 Seventh A venue
New York, NY 10019
Tel: (212) 839-5300
Fax: (212) 839-5599
Matthew A. Clemente
One South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603
Tel: (312) 853-7000
Fax: (312) 853-7036
Attorneys for the Official Committee of Unsecured
Creditors
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Exhibit A
IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE
In re:
ALLIED SYSTEMS HOLDINGS, INC., et
a/.,
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Debtor.
Chapter 11
Case No. 12-11564 (CSS)
(Jointly Administered)
Related Nos. 291 and 346
AMENDED ORDER AUTHORIZING THE EMPLOYMENT AND RETENTION OF
CONWAY MACKENZIE, INC. AS FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO THE OFFICIAL
COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS, NUNC PRO TUNC TO JUNE 25,2012
Upon consideration of the Application (the "Application")
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ofthe Official
Committee ofUnsecured Creditors (the "Committee") ofthe above captioned debtors and
debtors in possession (collectively, the "Debtors") seeking to retain Conway MacKenzie, Inc.
("CM") as its financial advisor in this proceeding, effective as of June 25, 2012, and upon
consideration of the Turek Declaration in support of the Application; the Court having found that
it has jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 157 and 1334, venue is proper in this
district pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1409, this is a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 157(b);
the Court having determined that the terms and conditions ofCM's employment are reasonable
as required by section 328(a) ofthe Bankruptcy Code; the Court being satisfied that CM
represents no interest materially adverse to the Debtors in the matters with respect to which CM
is to be employed; and notice of the Application being sufficient; and after due deliberation and
sufficient cause appearing therefor;
The Debtors in these cases, along with the federal tax identification number (or Canadian business number
where applicable) for each of the Debtors, are: Allied Systems Holdings, Inc. (58-0360550); Allied Automotive
Group, Inc. (58-220 I 081 ); Allied Freight Broker LLC (59-2876864); Allied Systems (Canada) Company (90-
0 169283); Allied Systems, Ltd. (L.P.) (58-171 0028); Axis Areta, LLC ( 45-5215545); Axis Canada Company
(87568828); Axis Group, Inc. (58-2204628); Commercial Carriers, Inc. (38-0436930); CT Services, Inc. (38-
2918187); Cmdin Transport LLC (38-1985795); F.J. Boutell Driveaway LLC (38-0365100); GACS
Incorporated (58-1944786); Logistic Systems, LLC ( 45-4241751 ); Logistic Technology, LLC ( 45-4242057);
QAT, Inc. (59-2876863); RMX LLC (31-0961359); Transport Support LLC (38-2349563); and Terminal
Services LLC (91-0847582). The location ofthe Debtors' corporate headquarters and the Debtors' address for
service of process is 2302 Parklake Drive, Bldg. 15, Ste. 600, Atlanta, Georgia 30345.
Capitalized terms not otherwise defined shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Application.
NY I 8468140v.l
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
1. The Application is GRANTED as set forth herein, nunc pro tunc to June
25,2012.
2. The terms of the Engagement Letter, attached hereto as Exhibit 1, are
approved in all respects, including the indemnification provisions, except as limited or modified
herein. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the fourth paragraph of Schedule 1 to the Engagement
Letter shall be deemed deleted in its entirety.
3. Pursuant to sections 328(a) and 1103 ofthe Bankruptcy Code, Bankruptcy
Rule 2014(a) and Local Rule 2014-1, the Committee is authorized to employ CM as its financial
advisor on the terms set forth in the Engagement Letter and without the need for any further
action on the part of CM or the Committee to document such retention nunc pro tunc to June 25,
2012. The Debtors are authorized to pay fees and reimburse expenses and to provide
indemnification, contribution and/or reimbursement to CM on the terms and at the times
specified in the Engagement Letter, nunc pro tunc to June 25, 2012.
4. All ofCM's compensation set forth in the Engagement Letter is approved
pursuant to section 328(a) of the Bankruptcy Code and CM shall file applications for interim and
final allowance of compensation and reimbursement of expenses pursuant to section 328(a) of
the Bankruptcy Code in accordance with the terms of the Engagement Letter, subject to the
procedures set forth in the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Rules, the Local Rules, and any
other applicable orders of this Court. Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing, all of CM's
fees and expenses are subject to review for reasonableness by the United States Trustee pursuant
to section 330 ofthe Bankruptcy Code.
5. The terms and conditions of this Order shall be immediately effective and
enforceable upon its entry.
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6. This Court shall retain jurisdiction with respect to all matters arising or
related to the implementation of this Order or CM's services for the Committee.
Dated:
------' 2012
THE HONORABLE CHRISTOPHER S. SONTCHI
UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE
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EXHIBIT 1 to the Order
Engagement Letter
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Private & Confidential
ViaE-mail
Committee Chair
401 South Old Woodward Avenue, Suite 340
Birmingham, Michigan 48009
248.433.3100 1248.433.3143 FAX
www. ConwayMacKenzie. com
June 25, 2012
Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Allied Systems Holdings, Inc.
Re: Engagement of Conway MacKenzie, Inc. to Provide Professional Services to the
Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors
Dear Sir/Madam:
This letter confirms the terms and conditions of the engagement by the Official Committee of
Unsecured Creditors (the "Committee") of Allied Systems Holdings, Inc., et al. ("Allied" or the
"Company") of Conway MacKenzie, Inc. (collectively, "CM") to provide professional services in
connection with the Committee's efforts to maximize the value of the claims of unsecured creditors of
Allied given the Company's current financial distress and related insolvency proceeding.
Scope of Engagement
Based on confidential discussions with the Committee's legal advisors, Sidley Austin LLP, our
services are contemplated to initially include, but may be subsequently modified depending upon the
circumstances, new information, and at your direction, the following:
Review and analysis of Allied's financial condition and the circumstances leading up to the
current financial distress, current business plan, and operating metrics as a basis, in part, for
evaluating the prospects for a financial recovery and viable plan of treatment for unsecured
creditors. As part of the analysis, review the prospects of a successful reorganization
supported, in part, by a viable business plan, access to capital, asset sales, contemplated
changes in the operations, etc. such that it results in maximum recovery to the unsecured
creditors;
Supplement the Committee's review of the financial and cash flow projections and DIP
financing terms to evaluate the risks and opportunities represented or inherent therein and the
sufficiency ofthe DIP financing necessary to get to resolution of the circumstances;
TURNAROUND MANAGEMENT CONSULTING. MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS CONSULTING. INTERIM EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT. LOW COST COUNTRY SOURCING
BANKRUPTCY/FiDUCIARY SERVICES. LITIGATION SUPPORT & EXPERT TESTIMONY. FORENSIC ACCOUNTING & FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS. BUSINESS VALUATIONS
ECONOMIC DAMAGE CLAIM QUANTIFICATION. INVESTMENT BANKING SERVICES. DEBT RESTRUCTURING. MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS. CAPITAL RAISING SERVICES
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Review and/or assist in the Company's analysis of potential Chapter 5 recoveries
(preferential transfers, fraudulent conveyances or other). Evaluate other assets and claims
available to the unsecured creditors and estimate value, if any;
Review and evaluate the Rothschild Inc. ("Rothschild") sale process undertaken prior to
Allied's voluntary filing and other activities used to solicit interest in the assets of Allied.
Determine how comprehensive, complete or thorough the process was. Evaluate the
contemplated post-petition process to be used by Rothschild to solicit capital or sell the
assets ofthe Company;
Assist the Committee and its counsel in developing strategies and related negotiations with
Allied and other interested patties with respect to elements of Allied's treatment to the
Unsecured Creditors or alternative proposals;
Other items as requested by the Committee.
Engagement Fees
Fees for our services will be based upon the actual number of hours incurred at hourly rates
ranging from $100 (paraprofessional) to $725 (senior managing director) and will be billed monthly,
together with out-of-pocket expenses incurred in compliance with the Bankruptcy Court's guidelines.
Hourly rates are subject to periodic adjustment. As an accommodation to the Committee's request, CM's
fees, as quoted herein, are limited to $100,000 a month, plus reasonable out of pocket expenses, for the
duration of the engagement. Notwithstanding, any fees in excess ofthe $100,000 monthly limitation can
be carried into a future month ("Carry Over Fees"), provided that the total fees in that month are not
greater than $100,000. Carry Over Fees can be used in any future month. To the extent that the incurred
monthly fees including any Carry Over Fees are less than $100,000, then CM will only bill the amount of
the incurred fees plus Carry Over Fees. For clarification, the $100,000 limitation applies only to
professional fees and not any reasonable out of pocket expenses, which are not subject to any monthly
limitation. A. Jeffrey Zappone, Senior Managing Director will provide oversight and engagement
management with a standard billing rate of $575 per hour. Timothy A. Turek, Managing Director and
John B. Pidcock, Managing Director, will be the lead consultants with standard billing rates of $565 and
$465 per hour, respectively. Senior Associate and Director billing rates range from $250 to $4 75 an hour.
In rendering its services under this engagement letter, the Committee acknowledges that CM may use
professionals from its affiliate, Variant Capital Advisors LLC ("Variant Capital"). Variant Capital
Managing Director and Senior Managing Director (Michael Fixler and Thomas Gordy, respectively)
standard billing rates will range from $495 to $575 an hour. As a further accommodation to the
Committee, CM will discount the foregoing standard hourly rates by I 0%. Approval and payment offees
will be made pursuant to the rules of the District of Delaware Bankruptcy Court. The Committee agrees
to support and facilitate an expedited process to approve our retention.
Access to Records
In order for us to perform our services, it will be necessary for our personnel to have access to
certain books, records and reports of the Company, and to have discussions with Company personnel.
Accordingly, we understand that the Company has agreed to cooperate with our personnel, and to make
available its personnel and fully disclose any books, records and other sources from which data can be
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obtained and that the books, records and reports of the Company are of reasonable organization and
quality.
Non-Audit
Because of the time and scope limitations implicit in our engagement, the depth of our analysis
and verification of data is significantly limited. We understand that we are not being requested to perform
an audit nor apply generally accepted auditing standards or procedures. We understand that we are
entitled, in general, to rely on the accuracy and validity of the data disclosed to us or supplied to us by
employees and representatives of the Company. We will not, nor are we under any obligation to update
data submitted to us or review any areas unless you specifically request us to do so in writing.
Confidentiality
It is agreed that all professional services will be performed on a confidential basis. Any
information that CM requests of the Committee or the Company will be for the sole purpose of
accomplishing the services as described above, and such information shall be used for no other purposes.
Such information will be held in confidence and not used, disclosed to others, or in any way used by CM
for any purposes other than as specifically provided for by the terms of this engagement letter. CM will
restrict dissemination of any information provided or disclosed to us or to our employees and agents who
have an actual need to know, and are informed by us of the confidential nature of the information and the
obligations herein. All such information shall remain the sole property of the Committee or the Company
and CM shall obtain no right of any kind to any of the information. Upon written notice, CM will
promptly return all writings, records, documents and copies containing any of the confidential
information.
Disclosure of Pre-existing Relationships
We have informed you that CM professionals may have been retained by the Company or its
creditors in the past. At the present time, CM knows of no facts or circumstances that would represent a
conflict of interest for it with regard to its engagement by the Committee in connection with the
aforementioned services. CM continues to execute its conflict check process and to the extent conflicts
are identified, we will appropriately disclose them to you.
Indemnification and Limitation of Liability
In consideration of our agreement to act on the Committee's behalf in connection with this
engagement, the Company agrees to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend CM and certain other entities
and persons as set forth on the attached Schedule 1.
Termination
Either the Committee or CM may terminate this engagement at any time and for any reason
whatsoever provided that, if terminated by Committee for convenience or otherwise not for cause, all
professional fees and expenses due, both billed and unbilled, including Carry Over Fees, up through the
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time and date of termination shall be billed to the pursuant to the guidelines of the District of Delaware
Bankruptcy Court. If CM terminates or resigns, professional fees and expenses, both billed and unbilled,
through the month of resignation shall be limited and billed pursuant to the $100,000 monthly cap (plus
reasonable out of pocket expenses). At the end of engagement, to be defined as the last day of the month
when any of the following events occurs: (a) effective date of chapter 11 plan, (b) conversion to chapter
11 to chapter 7, or (c) dismissal of the chapter 11 cases, CM will forever waive any remaining Carry Over
Fees. The confidentiality, indemnification and limitation of liability provisions of this agreement shall
survive termination ofCM's engagement by the Committee.
Governing Law
This agreement letter shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State
of Ohio without regard to such state's rules concerning conflict of laws.
Severability
If any term, provision or pottion of this agreement letter shall be determined to be invalid, void or
unenforceable, the remainder of the terms, provisions and portions of this agreement letter shall remain in
full force and effect and shall in no way be affected, impaired or invalidated.
Complete Understanding
This agreement letter sets forth the entire understanding of the parties concerning the matters
contained herein and supersedes all prior agreements, arrangements and communications, whether oral or
written, with respect to the matters contained herein.
Modification
This agreement letter may not be altered, modified or changed in any manner except by a writing
duly executed by the parties hereto.
Notices
All notices required or permitted to be delivered under this letter agreement shall be sent, if to
CM, to the address set forth at the head of this letter, to the attention of Mr. Van E. Conway, and if to the
Committee, to the address set forth above to the attention of the Committee's Counsel, or to such other
name or address as may be given in writing to the other party. All notices under this agreement letter
shall be sufficient if delivered by facsimile or overnight mail. Any notice shall be deemed to be given
only upon actual receipt.
Acceptance of Terms and Conditions
If you are in agreement with the foregoing terms of our engagement, please sign and date in
acknowledgment in the space provided below and return via facsimile and via overnight mail one
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executed original of this letter. Upon receipt of the executed cngag.:meut letter, \\'C will commence work
immediately.
We appreciate this opportunit: to be of assistance to t h l ~ CornmiUcc and look forward to working
with you in this important matter.
Very truly yours,
Committee Chair
June 25, 2012
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Above Terms Agreed to and Accepted:
Official Creditors of Allied Systems Holdings, Inc. .
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Committee Chair
June 25, 2012
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Schedule I
In the event that CM or any of its affiliates, pmtners, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees or
controlling persons (collectively, the "Indemnified Persons" and each, an "Indemnified Person") becomes involved
in any capacity in any claim, action, proceeding or investigation (collectively, "Actions") brought by or against any
person, including equity holders of the Company, in connection with or as a result of either CM's engagement or
any matter referred to in this Agreement, the Company periodically will advance to the Indemnified Persons
amounts necessary to pay their reasonable out-of-pocket legal and other expenses (including the cost of any
investigation and preparation) incurred in connection therewith; provided, however, that if it is finally found (in a
non-appealable judgment) by a co uti of competent jurisdiction that any loss, claim, judgment, damage or liability of
an Indemnified Person has resulted primarily fiom the gross negligence or willful misconduct of such Indemnified
Person in performing the services that are the subject of this Agreement, such Indemnified Person shall repay such
portion of the advanced amounts that is attributable to expenses incurred in relation to the act or omission of such
Indemnified Person that is the subject of such non-appealable judgment. The Company also will indemnify and
hold the Indemnified Persons harmless from and against any and all losses, claims, judgments, damages or liabilities
to which such Indemnified Person may become subject under any applicable law, or otherwise, that is related to,
arising out of, or in connection with either CM's engagement or any matter referred to in this Agreement and
without regard to the exclusive or contributory negligence of any Indemnified Person except to the extent that it is
finally found (in a non-appealable judgment) that any such loss, claim, damage of liability resulted primarily from
the gross negligence or willful misconduct bad faith of the Indemnified Persons in performing the services that are
the subject of this Agreement.
Upon receipt by an Indemnified Person of actual notice of an Action against such Indemnified Person with
respect to which indemnity may be sought under this Agreement, such Indemnified Person shall promptly notify the
Company in writing; provided that failure to so notify the Company shall not relieve the Company from any liability
that the Company may have on account of this indemnity or otherwise, except to the extent the Company shall have
been materially prejudiced by such failure. The Company shall, if requested by the Indemnified Person, assume the
defense of any such Action, including the employment of counsel reasonably satisfactory to the Indemnified Person.
An Indemnified Person may retain separate counsel to represent it in the defense of any Action, which shall be at the
expense of the Company if (i) the Indemnified Party does not request the Company to assume the defense of any
such Action or the Company does not assume the defense of the Action within a reasonable period of time after
being requested to assume the defense of the Action, or (ii) the Indemnified Person is advised by counsel in writing
that there is an actual or potential conflict in the Company's and the Indemnified Person's respective interests or
additional defenses are available to the Indemnified Person, which makes representation by the same counsel
inappropriate; provided that in no event shall the Company be obligated to pay expenses for more than one counsel
in any one jurisdiction for all Indemnified Persons in connection with any Action.
No Indemnified Person shall have any liability (whether direct or indirect, in contract or tort or otherwise)
to the Company or its equity holders or creditors related to, arising out of, or in connection with, advise or services
rendered or to be rendered by any Indemnified Person pursuant to this Agreement, the transactions contemplated in
this Agreement or any Indemnified Person's actions or inactions in connection with any such advice, services or
transactions except to the extent any loss, claim, judgment, damage or liability is finally found (in a non-appealable
judgment) by a court of competent jurisdiction to have resulted from the Indemnified Person's gross negligence or
willful misconduct.
If for any reason the foregoing indemnification is unavailable to an Indemnified Person or insufficient to
hold it harmless, then the Company shall contribute to the amount paid or payable by the Indemnified Person as a
result of such loss, claim, damage or liability in such proportion as is appropriate to reflect (i) the relative economic
benefits to the Company and its equity holders, on the one hand, and to the Indemnified Persons, on the other hand,
of the matters covered by this engagement; or (ii) if the allocation provided by the immediately preceding clause is
not permitted by applicable law, not only such relative economic benefits but also the relative fault of the Company,
on the one hand, and the Indemnified Persons, on the other hand, with respect to such loss, claim, damage or liability
and any other relevant equitable considerations. For purposes of this paragraph, the relative economic benefits to
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the Indemnified Persons of the matters contemplated in this Agreement, shall be deemed to be the fees paid or to be
paid to CM under this Agreement; provided, however, that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, in no event
shall the Indemnified Persons be required to contribute an aggregate amount in excess of the aggregate fees actually
paid to CM under this Agreement.
The reimbursement, indemnity and contribution obligations of the Company in this Schedule I shall be in
addition to any liability which the Company may otherwise have, shall extend upon the same terms and conditions
to any affiliate of the Indemnified Persons, and shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of any successors,
heirs and personal representatives ofthe Company, the Indemnified Persons, any such affiliate and any such person.
The Company shall not be required to indemnify an Indemnified Person for any amount paid or payable by
the Indemnified Person in the settlement of any action, proceeding or investigation without the written consent of
the Company, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld. Prior to entering into any agreement or
arrangement with respect to, or effecting, any proposed sale, exchange, dividend or other distribution or liquidation
of all or a significant portion of its assets in one of a series of transactions or any significant recapitalization or
reclassification of its outstanding securities that does not directly or indirectly provide for the assumption of the
obligations of the Company set fotih in this Schedule I, the Company will notify CM in writing thereof (if not
previously so notified) and, if requested by CM, shall arrange in connection therewith alternative means of
providing for the obligations of the Company set fotih in this Schedule I, including the assumption of such
obligations by another party, insurance, surety bonds or the creation of an escrow, in each case in an amount and
upon terms and conditions reasonably satisfactory to CM.
Exhibit B
IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT
DISTRICT OF DELAWARE
In re: Chapter 11
ALLIED SYSTEMS HOLDINGS, INC., et
a/.,
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Case No. 12-11564 (CSS)
(Jointly Administered)
Debtor.
AMENDED ORDER AUTHORIZING THE EMPLOYMENT AND RETENTION OF
CONWAY MACKENZIE, INC. AS FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO THE OFFICIAL
COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS, NUNC PRO TUNC TO JUNE 25, 2012
Upon consideration of the Application (the "Application"i of the Official
Committee of Unsecured Creditors (the "Committee") of the above captioned debtors and
debtors in possession (collectively, the "Debtors") seeking to retain Conway MacKenzie, Inc.
("CM") as its financial advisor in this proceeding, effective as of June 25, 2012, and upon
consideration of the Turek Declaration in support of the Application; the Court having found that
it has jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 157 and 1334, venue is proper in this
district pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1409, this is a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 157(b);
the Court having determined that the terms and conditions ofCM's employment are reasonable
as required by section 328(a) of the Bankruptcy Code; the Court being satisfied that CM
represents no interest materially adverse to the Debtors in the matters with respect to which CM
is to be employed; and notice of the Application being sufficient; and after due deliberation and
sufficient cause appearing therefor;
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The Debtors in these cases, along with the federal tax identification number (or Canadian business number
where applicable) for each of the Debtors, are: Allied Systems Holdings, Inc. (58-0360550); Allied Automotive
Group, Inc. (58-2201081); Allied Freight Broker LLC (59-2876864); Allied Systems (Canada) Company (90-
0 I 69283); Allied Systems, Ltd. (L.P.) (58- I 7 I 0028); Axis Areta, LLC ( 45-52 I 5545); Axis Canada Company
(87568828); Axis Group, Inc. (58-2204628); Commercial Carriers, Inc. (38-0436930); CT Services, Inc. (38-
2918187); Cotdin Transport LLC (38-1985795); F.J. Boutell Driveaway LLC (38-0365100); GACS
Incorporated (58- I 944786); Logistic Systems, LLC ( 45-424 I 75 I); Logistic Technology, LLC ( 45-4242057);
QAT, Inc. (59-2876863); RMX LLC (3 I -096 I 359); Transport Suppoti LLC (38-2349563); and Terminal
Services LLC (91-0847582). The location ofthe Debtors' corporate headquariers and the Debtors' address for
service of process is 2302 Parklake Drive, Bldg. 15, Ste. 600, Atlanta, Georgia 30345.
Capitalized terms not otherwise defined shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Application.
NYI 8313421v.l
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
1. The Application is GRANTED as set forth herein, nunc pro tunc to June
25, 2012.
2. The terms ofthe Engagement Letter, attached hereto as Exhibit 1, are
approved in all respects, including the indemnification provisions, except as limited or modified

3. Pursuant to sections 328( a) and 1103 of the Bankruptcy Code, Bankruptcy
Rule 2014(a) and Local Rule 2014-1, the Committee is authorized to employ CM as its financial
advisor on the terms set forth in the Engagement Letter and without the need for any further
action on the part of CM or the Committee to document such retention nunc pro tunc to June 25,
2012. The Debtors are authorized to pay fees and reimburse expenses and to provide
indemnification, contribution and/or reimbursement to CM on the terms and at the times
specified in the Engagement Letter, nunc pro tunc to June 25, 2012.
4. All ofCM's compensation set forth in the Engagement Letter is approved
pursuant to section 328(a) of the Bankruptcy Code and CM shall file applications for interim and
final allowance of compensation and reimbursement of expenses pursuant to section 328(a) of
the Bankruptcy Code in accordance with the terms of the Engagement Letter, subject to the
procedures set forth in the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Rules, the Local Rules, and any
other applicable orders of this Court.
5. The terms and conditions of this Order shall be immediately effective and
enforceable upon its entry.
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6. This Court shall retain jurisdiction with respect to all matters arising or
related to the implementation of this Order or CM's services for the Committee.
Dated:
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THE HONORABLE CHRISTOPHER S. SONTCHI
UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE
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EXHIBIT 1 to the Order
Engagement Letter
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