Transportation & Logistics

PRIMARY CONTACTS: Daniel Phillips CPA (Pittsburgh), Michael Renzelman CPA(Columbus)

At Schneider Downs, we go the extra mile when it comes to serving clients in the transportation and trucking industry. More than 20 years ago we established the Schneider Downs Transportation and Logistics Industry Group. The group includes assurance, tax, technology and management consulting professionals who combine their individual expertise to serve our wide range of transportation and logistics clients, from local carriers to national enterprises, including: Trucking, General Freight, Flatbed and Box TL, LTL, Tank Waste Brokerage, Bulk Commodity Dump, 3PL, Heavy Hauling/Permitted Loads, Moving and Warehousing. The Transportation and Logistics Industry Group meets on a regular basis to review and analyze issues central to this industry. As a result, our Transportation and Logistics professionals posses the most current knowledge of transportation issues, regulations and trends. We work with you to seek innovative ways to reach your strategic goals.

Services We Offer to the Transportation and Logistics Industry

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Audit and Assurance Services

We apply the experience of more than 50 years in practice to the audit and assurance needs of public and privately held

Tax Services

The tax environment is constantly changing, and effective business and tax planning allows clients to take advantage of significant economic opportunities

State and Local Tax

We recognize that dealing with state and local taxes can be expensive and confusing due to complex and ever-changing laws and regulations

Technology Services

Schneider Downs Technology Advisors is committed to providing value added technology services and solutions

Cybersecurity Services

The sophistication and frequency of cyber-attacks is on the rise. Recent breach reports have outlined the fact that attacks are

Due Diligence Services

The way a company structures the finances and operations for a transaction can often have a dramatic effect

Business Advisory

The valuation of any business or asset is a complex task that includes, among other things

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Investigative and Forensic Accounting

Forensic accounting is a specialty practice area that applies accounting concepts along with data analysis and auditing techniques

case studies

Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

our thoughts on

Announcing the Second Annual Ohio Trucking Association and Schneider Downs Transportation Business Outlook and Economic Survey
FMCSA Proposes Promising Pilot Program
Is Your Transportation Company Ready for the New HOS Regulations?
Pennsylvania’s COVID-19 Hazard Pay Grant Program
Propane and Compressed Natural Gas Tax Credits Reinstated – Refund Claims Can Be Filed Beginning on February 14, 2020

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Map of Pittsburgh Office

One PPG Place, Suite 1700
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
p:412.261.3644     f:412.261.4876

Map of Columbus Office

65 East State Street, Suite 2000
Columbus, OH 43215
p:614.621.4060     f:614.621.4062

Map of Washington Office
Washington, D.C.

1660 International Drive, Suite 600
McLean, VA 22102