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Maximize Value in the Short-Term for Long-Term Gains

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This article originally appeared on ttnews.com. Recent company mergers and initial public offerings have brought the value of trucking companies to the forefront. Knight Transportation and Swift Transportation merged, and Schneider raised $550 million in its IPO. Daseke shares debuted as part of a deal valuing the company at... Read more →
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Blockchain: How This Emerging Technology Could Transform the Transportation Industry

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KSM and KSMTA Join Transportation Industry Alliance to Drive Blockchain Standards There is little doubt that blockchain – the newest buzz word in technology – has the potential to change the way transportation carriers interact and transact with each other. Support of this enterprise solution, which documents transactions that are important to... Read more →
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5 Ways Carriers Can Increase Profits in the Current Strong Market

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The calendar year may be winding down, but the market for trucking is continuing to ramp up. The good news for carriers is that all economic indicators show the freight market is only going to continue to improve. Within the third quarter alone, strong trucking performance drove up rates, setting... Read more →
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Katz, Sapper & Miller Receives National Recognition

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Congratulations to our friends and partners at Katz, Sapper & Miller for being named a Best of the Best Accounting Firm. KSMTA is proud to be part of the Katz, Sapper & Miller Network. 16th Year KSM Has Been Honored as a Top 50 Accounting Firm in the Country Katz, Sapper & Miller (... Read more →
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Abel to Speak at 2017 Surface Transportation Summit

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Brian Abel, a freight network engineer with KSM Transport Advisors, will speak at the 2017 Surface Transportation Summit Oct. 11 in Ontario, Canada. The conference offers numerous sessions to present shippers, carriers, and industry suppliers with insights into the state of surface freight transportation in North America. Abel’s session, “... Read more →
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Make Everyone in Your Trucking Company Responsible for Profit

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Profit is a state of mind. In fact, it is the overall fuel that powers your trucking company. The idea that the profitability of your trucking company depends solely on the owner or CEO is a traditional mindset that has become antiquated, especially in this difficult economic environment. Profit should... Read more →
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Prepare for Change: ELDs, Autonomous Trucks and the Future of Trucking

Posted 6:23 PM by
The electronic logging device mandate could be a “shock and awe” event that reduces capacity and increases freight rates, and it will create a “data explosion” that could reduce driver detention time. Meanwhile, autonomous trucks will not replace drivers any time soon, and new investors are showing interest in the... Read more →
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Freight Network Engineering Drives Carrier Profitability

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Note: This article originally appeared on tmwsystems.com. Trucking is a business of pennies. Even the most successful carriers operate on razor-sharp margins, with the majority of carriers being “on the bubble” with an operating ratio that can easily shift from slightly positive to negative. With such a fine... Read more →
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Roush to Speak at 2017 in.sight User Conference

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David Roush, president of KSM Transport Advisors, will speak at the 2017 in.sight User Conference. The conference, hosted by PeopleNet and TMW Systems, will take place Aug. 13-16 in Nashville, TN and brings together transportation professionals to discuss the future of the industry. Roush’s session, held on... Read more →
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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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