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

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Recent company mergers and initial public offerings have brought the value of trucking companies to the forefront.
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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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Freight Network Engineering Drives Carrier Profitability

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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.
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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.
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Network Analysis Takes on More Importance

Posted 9:21 PM by
We keep seeing signs that things are looking up for the trucking industry. Most of the relevant economic indicators are favorable for trucking.
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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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KSMTA’s David Roush to Speak at ALK Transportation Technology Summit

Posted 4:00 AM by
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

Posted 4:00 AM by
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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The Challenge of Analyzing Rates When Fuel Prices Change Rapidly

Posted 5:00 AM by
The precipitous drop in fuel prices over the last year has affected the trucking industry in several ways. One ramification, in particular, is being felt in our work as trucking consultants. 
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How Trucking Companies Can Profit from Time

Posted 5:00 AM by
Time is directly connected to money in the trucking industry. This may seem obvious because so many metrics refer to various time frames. We are constantly monitoring numbers that demonstrate how revenue, loads, miles and more stack up over time (per day, week, month, quarter and year). 
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