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Trucking Towards State Tax Compliance: Should Your Company Participate in a VDA?

Posted 8:46 PM by
Many companies struggle to determine if they have sufficient activity in a state, or nexus, to force them to file state tax returns. This can be especially difficult for transportation companies and is based largely on the question of whether driving more than a de minimis amount of miles through... Read more →
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Driving the Value of Your Trucking Company

Posted 5:26 PM by
Valuation is always a topic of great interest to transportation company owners. Many companies today are successful because they made the difficult decisions necessary to operate through the Great Recession. While demand has increased in recent years, challenges persist due to regulation, driver shortage and excess industry capacity. How has... Read more →
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How Large is Your Knowing-Doing Gap?

Posted 5:57 PM by
Is it possible that a trucking company’s performance has less to do with how much the company’s employees know than it does with how they turn that knowledge into action? Jeffrey Pfeffer and Robert Sutton’s book, The Knowing-Doing Gap, How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action,... Read more →
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Truckload Carriers Association President to Speak at Upcoming Trucking Owners Business Roundtable

Posted 10:03 PM by
KSM Transport Advisors along with Katz, Sapper & Miller's Transportation Services Group and Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary will host the annual Trucking Owners Business Roundtable on Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Taking place at KSM’s Conference Center in Indianapolis, IN,... Read more →
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David Roush to Speak at ALK Transportation Technology Summit

Posted 9:01 PM by
David Roush, president of KSM Transport Advisors, will co-present a session at the 2016 ALK Transportation Technology Summit May 24 in Philadelphia, Pa. After a period of tight capacity, which had given carriers the upper hand, capacity is now outpacing demand. As a result, shippers are pushing to reduce... Read more →
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Overcoming the Lull: How the Trucking Industry Can Power Through the Changing Market

Posted 3:55 PM by
All bubbles burst. Technology experienced it in 2000 and 2001, followed by the housing market from 2008 to 2010. Unfortunately, the global commodities market is the latest vertical to feel the impact, and it is having far-reaching effects on the U.S. transportation industry. Katz, Sapper & Miller hosted its... Read more →
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