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The Trucking Industry and The Great Game of Business

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Trucking companies that do not implement systems and processes that provide transparency or encourage investment or a sense of ownership in a company are at risk of failure. During his engaging presentation, Steve Baker of The Great Game of Business highlighted several key points that businesses must consider to ensure long-term success.
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Retroactive Fuel Credit Extensions May Result in Refunds

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On Dec. 20, 2019, the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (the “Act”) was passed into law. In part, the Act contains extensions for various fuel tax credits and incentives, including the following:
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How the Knowing-Doing Gap Impacts Profitability in the Transportation Industry

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Tim Almack, partner-in-charge of Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Transportation Services Group, will be a featured speaker at the Truckload Carriers Association’s (TCA) 2020 Conference. Taking place March 1-3 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, FL, the annual conference is the premier networking and education event in the truckload industry with more than 1,200 trucking professionals expected to attend.
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Turning the Corner: How the Trucking Industry Bounces Back in 2020

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Jack Atkins, managing director, research analyst at Stephens Inc. summed up the trucking industry’s current mindset early in his presentation at the 2020 Trucking Owners and Leaders Roundtable hosted by Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Transportation Services Group, the law offices of Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, and KSM Transport Advisors on Feb. 4 in Indianapolis.
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Five Key Takeaways From the 2020 Trucking Owners and Leaders Roundtable

Posted 5:30 PM by
With so many unknowns facing the trucking industry in the coming year, “wait and see” was the overarching theme of most of the presentations delivered by speakers and panelists at the 2020 Trucking Owners and Leaders Roundtable hosted by Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Transportation Services Group, the law offices of Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, and KSM Transport Advisors on Feb. 4 in Indianapolis.
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What's Driving the Value of Your Trucking Company?

Posted 5:30 PM by
For any privately held company, the topic of valuation frequently resonates with its owner. There are numerous factors that impact the direction of valuations, and it is certainly a challenge to keep track of, let alone influence, the abundant drivers of value. In the last two years alone, company valuations have been positively impacted by tax reform and an overall rising stock market. Trucking company valuations have also been negatively impacted by certain industry trends: driver shortages, volatile fuel prices, and excess capacity.
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2020 Trucking Owners and Leaders Roundtable: Indianapolis

Posted 9:15 PM by
Katz, Sapper & Miller's Transportation Services Group, along with KSM Transport Advisors and Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, will host their annual Trucking Owners and Leaders Roundtable in Indianapolis Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020.
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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 Garner Trucking, Inc., will discuss how freight network optimization can drive carrier profitability in the short term, as well as carrier value in the longer term.
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KSM to Manage the Voting Process and Report the Results of the 2020 FreightTech Award

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Katz, Sapper & Miller is excited to participate as the independent accounting firm to manage the voting process and report the results of FreightWaves Research Institute’s prestigious FreightTech 100 Award. The award is intended to recognize the most innovative and disruptive companies in freight and will highlight the key organizations that have made significant technological and/or economic advancements to impact the transportation space.
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Transportation Webinar: KSM to Discuss Changes to Revenue Recognition and Lease Standards

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Recent changes to two accounting standards, revenue recognition and leases, will have a significant impact on financial reporting in the transportation industry.
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