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Trucking Owners Business Roundtable

Despite Challenges, Trucking Industry Outlook Remains Strong

Posted 4:13 PM by
Nearly 71 percent of all U.S. freight is moved by trucks, making the transportation industry an integral part of the nation’s economy. In fact, changing dynamics in trucking could have a ripple effect to many other industries. To discuss the state of the transportation industry, Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Transportation Services Group along with King & Ballow Law Offices and KSM Transport Advisors, hosted its annual Trucking Owners Business Roundtable in Nashville, TN. Experts offered presentations on benchmarking trends, strategic acquisitions, the current market environment, tax law updates, legislative updates, and other key industry topics. Though the transportation industry still faces some of the same challenges as in recent years, particularly related to driver shortage, the overall outlook for the remainder of the year is positive.
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Carriers to Gather in Nashville for Annual Trucking Owners Business Roundtable

Posted 1:55 PM by
Katz, Sapper & Miller's Transportation Services Group along with KSM Transport Advisors and King & Ballow Law Offices will host the Trucking Owners Business Roundtable on July 25 in Nashville, TN. This ongoing series brings together owners of some of the country’s top trucking companies to hear from market leaders on benchmarking trends, tax law updates, the dynamic rate environment from both a shipper and carrier perspective, and more.
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Capitalizing on the Rebound: The Trucking Industry’s Push to Maximize Growth

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As 2017 came to a close, the trucking industry breathed a collective sigh of relief. After two challenging years, trends indicated a rebound in the industrial segment helping to improve production.
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2018 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. 1.
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Prepare for Change: ELDs, Autonomous Trucks and the Future of Trucking

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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.
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KSM to Host Nashville Trucking Owners Business Roundtable

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Katz, Sapper & Miller's Transportation Services Group along with King & Ballow Law Offices and KSM Transport Advisors will host the Trucking Owners Business Roundtable on June 22 in Nashville, TN.
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Optimism Abounds: Happy Days May Be Returning to the Trucking Industry

Posted 5:00 AM by
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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Truckload Carriers Association President to Speak at Upcoming Trucking Owners Business Roundtable

Posted 3:10 PM by
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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Overcoming the Lull: How the Trucking Industry Can Power Through the Changing Market

Posted 12:00 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.
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Video: Trucking Owners Business Roundtable

Posted 7:45 PM by
In their presentations at the Trucking Owners Business Roundtable held recently at Katz, Sapper & Miller, Bryan Merolla, senior analyst at the Cleveland Research Company, and Thom Albrecht, managing director at BB&T Capital Markets, discussed the 2015 economic forecast and trends in the transportation industry. 
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