Benesch, Attorneys at Law invite nation’s top transportation analyst as panelist for an in depth examination of Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010

Phoenix, AZ, November 2, 2010—Approching the impending reality of CSA 2010, which will have marked effects on the transportation industry overall, Benesch, Attorneys at Law have decided to tackle the issues head-on with the upcoming conference entitled “Northwest Passage, Navigating the Industry in a CSA-2010 World.”

To address and forecast how many of the new DOT safety regulations will impact the transportation sector, Benesch has invited Andy Ahern, CEO of Ahern and Associates, Ltd. to participate as one of the esteemed panelists at the Portland, OR based event.

Andy Ahern is well recognized among his peers as the nation’s leading trucking and logistics analyst particularly within the field of mergers and acquisitions. Ahern has publicly addressed the transportation industry through countless speaking engagements across the country and has nearly a quarter million subscribers to his “Ahern Advisory” weekly newsletter.

Keynote speaker, Jim Hill, Executive Chairman of Benesch, Attorneys at Law will be anchoring the seminar which will address the following topics:

“Trends and the Impact on Labor and Employment Issues,” “Negligent Hiring and Influence in Insurance,” “The Significance of CSA 2010 Upon Mergers and Acquisitions” and “Recent Legal Developments in Transportation and Logistics that Could Sink or Save Your Business.”

Having worked in concert with Benesch previously on numerous multi-million dollar acquisition deals, Ahern is acutely in tune with the pulse of the transportation industry and always strives to provide unique insight into hot button topics like CSA 2010.

“I’m honored to be invited as a panelist at such an important event and plan on providing the attendees useful information and direction which will help guide them through yet another change in DOT regulations.”

The conference will be held on December 9, 2010 in Portland, OR. For additional information please visit

About Ahern & Associates, Ltd.:

Ahern and Associates is North America’s leading trucking and transportation management consulting firm. The skilled consultants at Ahern and Associates specialize in mergers and acquisitions of trucking and logistics companies as well as the restructuring and evaluation of existing carriers that seek to increase operating efficiency and improve profitability. Since 1987, Ahern and Associates has aided hundreds of buyers in the acquisition of trucking and logistics companies throughout the U.S. and Canada as well as assisting many transportation and logistics companies in reducing their overall operating costs and increasing their profitability. For more information, please call 602-242-1030 or visit


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