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Highlights from the 2013 Michigan Trucking Association Conference & Annual Meeting

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Troy Hogan, a director in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Transportation Services Group, attended the 2013 Michigan Trucking Association’s Conference & Annual Meeting in Traverse City, Michigan on August 8 and 9. Approximately 36 carrier and allied member companies were represented at the conference. 

Conference highlights include: 

  • A Department of Transportation compliance update by Ed Emerick, Lead Consultant with J.J. Keller & Associates. The session provided updates on the changing Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations including hours of service, electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs), the recent MAP 21 Transportation Bill as well as compliance tips to manage BASIC scores and learn CSA best practices.
  • A Michigan legislative update by Rep. Wayne Schmidt, Chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Rep. Schmidt addressed topics such as diesel fuel taxes, road repair and other current issues that affect Michigan trucking.

About the Author
Troy Hogan is a director in Katz, Sapper & Miller's Business Advisory Group. Troy consults with clients to manage business concerns specific to the transportation industry and crafts solutions related to tax deferral, per diem, fuel tax credits, and entity restructuring. Connect with him on LinkedIn.

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