Episode 100: Using and Reviewing Processes to Increase Profitability, with Tim Almack

Chad welcomes Tim Almack, CPA and the partner in charge of the Transportation Group at Katz, Sapper & Miller, an accounting firm that works with more than 100 trucking and logistics clients across the United States. Tim talks about some of the ways in which trucking companies can review their processes to make themselves more profitable in a marketplace of rate pressures and shrinking margins.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why margins are being squeezed in the trucking industry
  • Understanding your freight network to maximize profitability
  • Analyzing the “invisible” processes in your company
  • Why employees should be brought into the process of improving profitability
  • The owner’s ideal role in process improvement projects
  • Using the Knowing/Doing survey to bridge the gap between knowing about a problem and doing something to fix it 
  • The importance of a formal process for employee evaluations
  • The opportunity for leadership training and incentives for managers based on driver retention

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