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Webinar: Preparing for Transportation’s Recovery: Adjusting Operational and Financial Practices

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The evolving COVID-19 pandemic has caused the trucking industry to tackle rapidly changing operational and financial procedures. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has provided economic relief to businesses and individuals, but many carriers are wondering how to best maximize the tax and loan provisions designed... Read more →
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Transportation Webinar: Maximizing Margins by Optimizing Your Freight Network

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Virtually every over-the-road operation can improve its margins by investing in freight network engineering. In this webinar conversation, hosted by the Ohio Trucking Association Nov. 19 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT, David Roush, president of KSM Transport Advisors, and Sherri Brumbaugh, president and CEO of... Read more →
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Almack Joins the "Recruit & Retain: Trucking Edition" Podcast to Share How Carriers Can Use Processes to Increase Profitability

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Tim Almack, partner-in-charge of the firm’s Transportation Services Group, is featured in the 100th episode of Brand Outcomes’ podcast, “Recruit & Retain: Trucking Edition” hosted by Chad Hendricks. This episode focuses on how trucking companies can use process improvement to become more profitable in... Read more →
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Back to Reality: The Trucking Industry Grapples With a New Industry Paradigm

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This is a frustrating time in trucking; a confusing time. Last year we were at record highs, record production, and record driver shortage. This year is the opposite.” – Craig Fuller, CEO of FreightWaves After 2018, a year that many in the industry considered a modern era peak, 2019 has been... Read more →
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How a Per Diem Program Can Help Drivers and Carriers Save in Taxes

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This article originally appeared in the NAFC March 2019 newsletter. The Tax Reform and Jobs Act (TCJA) was the most comprehensive overhaul of the tax code in our lifetime, if not ever. We are just weeks away from the first tax filing deadline for returns that are fully impacted by... Read more →
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Knowing Versus Doing: Part 2: The Importance of Designing an Effective Organizational Structure

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Note: This article was originally published by TCA Truckload Indexes and is part of a series discussing results from the recent Knowing-Doing Gap Survey. When you contemplate the strengths of successful businesses, it is common to focus on a unique product or service offering or a creative marketing strategy... Read more →
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Roush to Discuss Freight Network Optimization at the TCA 2019 Annual Convention

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David Roush, president of KSM Transport Advisors, will present at the Truckload Carriers Association 81st Annual Convention. Taking place March 10-13 in Las Vegas, NV, this prominent networking and educational event brings together transportation leaders to hear from top professionals about important topics that currently impact the trucking industry.... Read more →
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Trucking Along: Leveraging 2018's Momentum Into 2019

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After an impressive 2018 – a year many consider one of the most successful since deregulation – trucking industry leaders seem confident and ready to tackle whatever shifts may be in store for 2019. Katz, Sapper, & Miller’s Transportation Services Group, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, and KSM Transport Advisors hosted the... Read more →
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Knowing Versus Doing Part 1: Getting the Highest ROI on Your Human Capital

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Note: This article was originally published by TCA Truckload Indexes and is part of a series discussing results from the recent Knowing-Doing Gap Survey. In life, as well as in business, the key difference between success and failure (or stagnation) is execution. More specifically, simply doing what you already... Read more →
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Enjoying the Ride: Optimizing the Trucking Industry Surge

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From the middle of 2017 to the middle of 2018, trucking was on a roll. With industry growth of three percent – a seismic number compared to other industries – trucking outpaced GDP. Leaders agree the heydays are unlikely to continue at such an impressive pace, and a reversion to the mean... Read more →
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