Business Consulting for Transportation Companies

Transportation Companies

Adjusting to Challenges

At Cogent Analytics, our business management consultants know that in order to be successful in the transportation industry, shippers must adjust to challenges and take advantage of opportunities. We provide powerful solutions to transportation companies of all types and sizes (i.e., OTR, LTL, brokers, warehousing, logistics, intermodal transports, regional/national carriers).

Your Specific Situation

Cogent believes each situation and company is different, but we have found that transportation company owners have the same questions.

  • How can I keep on top of maintenance, and control my cost of running mile? Cogent provides best practices and metrics for scheduling, labor costs, regulatory compliance and certification, maintenance/repair, fleet management, dead heading, dispatch, load on/load off and rolling cost per mile/individual.
  • How do I make more money? We train people to effectively manage by understanding job costing, how to control accounts receivables, profit margins, budgets, financials and cash flow.
  • How can I increase sales, find customers, and bid/estimate better? We offer go-to market strategies to improve revenue through business development, diversification, better estimating/bidding, improved customer service and a sales training program.
  • How do I find and keep good drivers? At Cogent, we put processes in place to find and keep drivers by addressing employee performance, showing how to find and retain employees, leadership development and improving the company’s incentives.

Frequent Services for Transportation Firms

  • Engineering budgeting, expense control, and job costing
  • Implementing best practices for fleet, lane, dead heading and maintenance management
  • Optimizing sales and sales planning to generate new business
  • Streamlining operations through performance metrics, monitoring, and reporting
  • Developing recruiting, hiring and retention processes
  • Providing training for leadership, management and driver safety
  • Managing the industry’s rules, regulations, and bureaucracy

Partner with Cogent

By looking at opportunities and limiting risks, our improvement strategies are geared toward giving you the ability to increase profit, margins and cash flow. Fill out the contact form and a Cogent representative will be in touch.

Interested in how we have helped other transportation companies? Watch these client testimonials

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