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KSM to Certify Votes for Inaugural Freight.Tech 25 Award

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Katz, Sapper & Miller is excited to participate as the independent accounting firm to certify the voting process for the FreightWaves Research Institute’s inaugural Freight.Tech 25 award. The award is intended to recognize the most innovative and disruptive companies in freight and will highlight the key organizations that have... Read more →
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Trucking Carriers to Learn How to Improve Profitability at Upcoming Seminar

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Transportation Services Group, along with KSM Transport Advisors and the TCA Profitability Program, will present the "TCA Profitability Seminar: Filling the Gap Between Knowing and Doing" to discuss best practices in the transportation industry. Taking place Dec. 4, 2018 at KSM’s conference center in Indianapolis,... Read more →
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Metrics Matter: Know Your Numbers to Improve Trucking Profitability

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As trucking consultants, we are regularly asked to help our clients benchmark their revenues, costs and productivity. Metrics are the building blocks of business planning and profitability, and minor changes in key metrics can have a significant effect on the performance and profitability of any trucking company. The transportation industry... Read more →
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Paradigm Shift: Linehaul + Fuel Surcharge is the New Linehaul

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Pop quiz: A carrier has two customers that ship from Indianapolis to Dallas. Customer A pays $1.56 linehaul per mile plus FSC (fuel surcharge). Customer B pays $1.73 linehaul per mile plus FSC. Which customer has the better rate?  Correct answer: It depends on the FSC for each... Read more →
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