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Optimism Abounds: Happy Days May Be Returning to the Trucking Industry

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The trucking industry has been in a slump. Several factors, including a strong dollar, increased capacity, and zero growth in Industrial Production (IP), made 2015 and 2016 a challenging time for transportation.
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Hooper to Speak at the 2017 Transportation Law & Finance Symposium

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Randy Hooper, director in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Transportation Services Group, will speak at the Traffic Club of the Lehigh Valley’s ‘2017 Transportation & Finance Symposium’ on Feb. 21.
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Truckload Carriers Association President to Speak at Upcoming Trucking Owners Business Roundtable

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Katz, Sapper & Miller's Transportation Services Group along with KSM Transport Advisors and Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary will host the annual Trucking Owners Business Roundtable on Feb. 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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KSM & McLeod Software Release Key Findings from Third Annual Trucking Operations Performance Benchmarking Survey

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The results from the third annual Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) and McLeod Software (McLeod) trucking industry benchmarking survey are now available.
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Almack to Reveal Findings of Third Annual Trucking Operations Benchmarking Survey at McLeod Software User Conference

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Tim Almack will present the results of the third annual KSM/McLeod Software Trucking Operations Benchmarking Survey at the upcoming McLeod Software User Conference.
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KSMTA’s David Roush to Speak at ALK Transportation Technology Summit

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David Roush, president of KSM Transport Advisors, will co-present a session at the 2016 ALK Transportation Technology Summit May 24 in Philadelphia, Pa.
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Combatting Rate Reductions: How to Strengthen Your Negotiating Position Through Freight Network Engineering

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The balance of power in the freight transportation industry has shifted. After a period of tight capacity, which had given carriers the upper hand on freight rates, the pendulum has swung. Capacity is now outpacing demand, providing shippers with the upper hand in negotiating rates with carriers. 
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Participate in the KSM/McLeod Trucking Operations Benchmarking Survey

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Katz, Sapper & Miller and McLeod Software have launched our third annual trucking operations benchmarking survey, providing truckload carriers the opportunity to measure the real performance of their operations against their peers.
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Jason Miller to Speak at IMTA’s 2016 Spring Transportation Summit

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Jason Miller, a partner in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Transportation Services Group, will lead a discussion on lease accounting updates at Indiana Motor Truck Association’s (IMTA’s) 2016 Spring Transportation Summit. 
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Overcoming the Lull: How the Trucking Industry Can Power Through the Changing Market

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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.
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