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How Lease Accounting Changes Affect Transportation and Logistics Companies

Do you lease your warehouses or fleets under “off balance sheet” operating leases? Are you considering new lease options as part of your strategic

Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls to Rise/Increased Benefits of E-Z Pass

According to officials of The Pennsylvania Turnpike, Pennsylvania turnpike tolls are set to increase on January 2, 2011, by approximately 3% for E-ZPass

Transportation Update: Impact of PA's Proposed Budget

Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell's proposed 2010-2011 budget proposes changes that would have a significant impact on the trucking and transportation industry. Jeff Wlahofsky provides details.

Fighting the Volatility of Fuel Prices: Fuel Hedging

Rivaling labor as a significant operating cost in the trucking industry are fuel costs.  With the rising price of fuel over the past two years, trucking companies have had to seek ways to offset these increases through such means as fuel surcharge programs and fuel hedging. 

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Transportation Update: More Challenges Ahead?

The trucking industry is considered by many to provide leading indicators from a macroeconomic standpoint. So what do we make of the more than 3,000 trucking bankruptcies in 2008? The startling reality is that a single item is largely responsible for many of these failures. Eugene DeFrank of Schneider Downs provides more information.

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