Driving Growth and Profitability
There is no doubt that the transportation and logistics industry is a crucial part of our economy. Transportation companies are the link between suppliers and consumers, with companies in every market relying on transportation services to deliver materials and ship goods. Although each company has its own set of struggles, many challenges within the transportation industry are universal and impact companies of all sizes, from owner-operators to large organizations.
For nearly 80 years, KSM has been a partner to those in this industry and a leader in providing solutions that help improve profitability, financial reporting, and tax efficiency. Our work with over 150 publicly and privately held transportation companies throughout North America has given us a profound understanding of the issues and regulations unique to the industry. We know that this is a low-margin business, so we strive to find solutions for enhancing your performance and monitoring costs.
Planning for Success: Transportation Consulting
KSM Transport Advisors, our consulting and financial advisory services group, exclusively serves trucking and logistics segments and helps carriers improve profits by enhancing margins, gaining efficiencies, and driving down operating costs using proprietary processes that identify useful data to create actionable solutions. KSMTA provides executive-level guidance to deliver data-driven, technical advice and expertise that is transportation-specific.
Our Operational and Advisory Services Help Maximize Value
In addition to the extensive transportation consulting services offered by KSMTA, we provide a unique vantage point to assess and increase profitability through benchmarking and performance analysis, reviewing business technology services, discussing equipment needs by examining lease versus buy options, and helping with lease and financing negotiations.
Dedication to the Transportation Industry
Our commitment to the industry is evidenced by our leadership and active involvement in a number of transportation associations and other related organizations. Our active involvement in these associations and the relationships we have with various industry contacts in banking, legal, insurance, and maintenance provide unique value to our clients and allow us to share information on industry best practices.
We are frequent speakers and thought leaders for various industry events and publications, hosting a number of webinars and events. Our popular Trucking Owners and Leaders Roundtables provide a forum for trucking owners and executives to share current ideas, discuss challenges, and explore solutions.
Our Tax and Accounting Services Focus on Key Transportation Needs
We offer a full suite of tax and accounting services, including federal and state income tax preparation and federal and state income tax analysis, planning, and structuring. We can help evaluate state tax matters with an income tax nexus analysis and explore state and local tax incentives. We can assist with financial projections; business valuations; calculation of value; financial statement audit, review, and compilations; and due diligence, including quality of earnings reporting. Our experts can also advise on estate and succession planning, transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and ESOP formation.
A Strategic Partner in Transportation
As the largest and most experienced accounting and consulting firm in the country serving transportation companies, KSM understands what matters most to you. We are ready to help find solutions and keep your business moving in the right direction. Take the next step by completing this form or contact one of our transportation professionals.
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