An Introduction to Cost Modeling: Cost Analysis System

June 24, 2013

This paper is intended to provide a general introduction to the critical functions of a Cost Analysis System that can be used by trucking firms: to define and allocate the costs of operation, validate the pricing of freight transport, and for general business analysis. The document consists of a description of the process and six (6) spreadsheets that serve as examples and as worksheets for use by the reader.

By Trincon President Duff H. Swain, has shared his expertise and opinions by authoring multiple white papers focusing on the challenges faced by the trucking, transportation, and shipping industries.