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6 Tips for Strategically Managing Transportation Brokers

Posted 8:15 PM by
In the course of our consulting practice, we review and analyze many carriers’ freight networks. This consultation includes reviewing clients’ strengths and weaknesses when it comes to managing transportation services. While every carrier we visit uses transportation brokers, most do not have a strategy for those relationships. Carrier/broker relationships are largely transactional in nature, and are typically handled at a low level in the carrier’s organization.
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SBA Releases Interim Final Rules on PPP Loan Forgiveness and Loan Review

Posted 7:15 PM by
Over Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued the interim final rule on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness. Many of the rules were consistent with our expectations after reviewing the forgiveness application, which was issued one week prior, but the guidance does provide a few of the significant confirmations and several new clarifications:
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On-Demand Transportation Webinar: Untangling the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application

Posted 8:15 PM by
Ever since the initial release of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in early April, borrowers have been frustrated by the lack of detailed guidance about the program’s parameters. Although the Small Business Administration (SBA) has shared minimal updates over the last month, authoritative guidance clarifying critical definitions and providing much-needed direction has not been available. On May 15, the SBA released the PPP loan forgiveness application, an 11-page application that sheds some light – although dim – on several outstanding items.
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On-Demand Webinar: Getting Back to Work: Considerations for Reopening Your Not-for-Profit

Posted 2:30 PM by
As not-for-profit organizations plan their return to work, they face many legal and operational considerations. What factors should be top of mind? How can organizations protect their employees’ health and well-being while effectively reopening for those they serve?
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Standards Update 5/20/20

Posted 12:15 PM by
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) regularly issues Accounting Standards Updates (ASUs) to make changes to the FASB Codification, the primary source of Accounting Principles Generally Accepted in the United States (GAAP).
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COVID-19 Business Survival Series: “Being Philanthropic When It’s Needed Most”

Posted 7:26 PM by
COVID-19 does not discriminate, and it has impacted all sectors of the nation’s economy. But certain industries are being affected more than others, maybe none more so than not-for-profits. Why does this sector matter – especially now – and what should the business community be doing to help preserve this very important piece of Indiana’s ecosystem?
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SBA Releases PPP Forgiveness Application; Sheds Dim Light on Looming Questions

Posted 5:00 PM by
The lack of guidance related to Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness has been the genesis of exacerbated frustration in the tax and business communities over the last several weeks. While the Small Business Administration (SBA) has still not released authoritative guidance clarifying critical definitions and providing much-needed direction, it did release the PPP loan forgiveness application Friday, May 15. This 11-page application sheds some light – although dim – on several outstanding items.
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Freight Rates: The Games Continue

Posted 8:15 PM by
We are in uncharted waters as a world, a country, and a freight economy. Networks have been disrupted, plants shuttered, trucks parked, and drivers unemployed. Carriers and brokers are doing what they can to get through the worst of the disruption while planning for the restart of the economy as North America emerges from the shutdown. Shippers are using the disruption to lower their shipping costs.
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Webinar: Getting Back to Work: Considerations for Reopening Your Not-for-Profit

Posted 6:00 PM by
As not-for-profit organizations plan their return to work, they face many legal and operational considerations. What factors should be top-of-mind? How can organizations protect their employees’ health and well-being while effectively reopening for those they serve?
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How COVID-19 Is Changing the Face of Manufacturing M&A

Posted 4:15 PM by
While COVID-19 continues to ravage all sectors of the economy, some industries have been harder hit than others, maybe none more so than manufacturing. But there is a silver lining to this dark economic cloud, and it comes in the form of deal dynamics.
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