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Do You Know the Value of Your Transportation Company?

Posted 6:30 PM by
The transportation industry thrived in 2018. While signs point to some correction in 2019, the state of the market is currently strong, bank capital is readily available, and private equity firms are eager to get into the industry. These factors and more make this an appealing time for some owners to consider selling. Others are looking closely at growth opportunities such as investment in new technology and equipment.
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Make Everyone in Your Trucking Company Responsible for Profit

Posted 4:00 AM by
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.
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Prepare for Change: ELDs, Autonomous Trucks and the Future of Trucking

Posted 4:00 AM 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.
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How Large is Your Knowing-Doing Gap?

Posted 7:59 PM by
The ability to turn your knowledge into action will have a big impact on your company's performance.
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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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