Monthly Archives: May 2011

Unbanked and Underbanked Community Opportunity

One segment of society that I think is misunderstood is the unbanked and underbanked community.  Specifically, there seems to exist the perception that anyone offering any kind of financing to this community is somehow taking advantage of it.  While that may be true in some instances, that is certainly not the case for the publicly … » Continue Reading

Why Horizon Lines Should Declare Bankruptcy

The term “bankruptcy” conjures bad feelings for most companies.  However, there is a reason chapter 11 of the bankruptcy code exists, which is for reorganization instead of liquidation.  Sometimes it is in the company’s best interest to declare chapter 11 bankruptcy to ensure long-term success.  Of course, the rather unfortunate impact is the current stockholders … » Continue Reading

Intermodal Transportation Opportunity

Intermodal Industry Intermodal transportation is the use of multiple forms of transportation (i.e., combining trucking and rail) to move the same container of freight.  Intermodal is a better alternative in many cases to pure trucking because it includes rail, which is cheaper than pure trucking, while also retaining the local trucking necessary to get the … » Continue Reading