Transportation & Logistics Accounting

Tim Chitwood

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We work closely with hundreds of transportation and logistics clients, providing transportation consulting services that help them develop effective strategies. We work on a wide range of issues, from growing your business and acquiring competition to helping develop exit strategies. Our clients benefit from timely advice about the effects of tax laws on their operations and investments, as well as recommendations to reduce costs, improve productivity, expand operations and use personnel and technology more efficiently. BKD can help you answer the following questions:


  • In what states should I be filing income tax returns?
  • What kind of estate plan allows me to transfer my business to the next generation while not missing out on tax advantages?
  • What can I do to mitigate federal and state tax liabilities?
  • How can I best manage my fuel tax and state registration processes?


  • Should I use owner-operator, leased or company-owned equipment?
  • How can I determine, analyze and control profitability through a formal budgeting process?
  • How can I improve my operating ratio?
  • What are the tax and cash-flow consequences of my expansion plan and the best alternatives for financing?
  • How can I increase efficiency in my overall operation?

Information Technology

  • Who can update my computer system in a timely manner without disrupting my business?

Financial Reporting

  • Who can update my computer system in a timely manner without disrupting my business?

Our specialized team has knowledge of the issues you face and access to national resources, leading to a seamless service approach. With BKD, you’ll experience solutions designed to meet your company needs.

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