April 2014

Fuel Cost Control Strategies for Budgeting and Savings

For companies with trucks on the road today, one of the greatest risks is fuel pricing. Fuel costs make up approximately 39% of a motor carrier’s operational costs, making it the single highest cost center...even more costly than driver wages and benefits combined. A budget item of this size has got to be strategically managed.
 
 

Why Should a CFO Care About Sustainability?

Simply stated, corporate profitability comes from maximizing topline revenue and minimizing  expenses. Many businesses employ financial executives, such as Chief Financial Officers, to help strategically manage their finances and ensure profitability. They crunch numbers, analyze cost/benefits, and advocate doing more with less. It’s

 

4 Key Steps to a Risk Management Plan

Every business has risks but not every business is aware of them, or prepared for them. How confident are you about the risks facing your organization? Often, the reality of risk only becomes apparent when a catastrophe occurs. If you’re completely confident that you have identified and prepared for all risks, then read no more. Still 

 

Relationships In Business Should Be About Results

Running a successful business today is more challenging than ever. Whether a start-up company or industry leader, the business climate we work in is demanding more of us all. To succeed in this environment, executives must seek the maximum value and support from each and every business relationship. Take a moment and think about