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Charles Sheppard

Charles Sheppard
Charles Sheppard is the co-founder and President of Accutrac Capital, an industry leading invoice factoring company specializing in the trucking space. Charles oversees the daily responsibilities of sales & marketing, back office operations and portfolio management. Prior to starting the company, Charles Sheppard accumulated 15 years of accounting and financial services experience including 6 years at the senior management level within the trucking industry. Together with his partner Ken Judd, they share over 40 years in the trucking space, including hands-on experience managing, owning and operating successful trucking companies. Charles’ intimate knowledge of financial and accounting issues, especially as it relates to the transportation industry combined with a close association with industry experts affords him unique insights and valuable perspectives for truck company owners seeking to maximize profitability.
  • Blog

    Why use recourse factoring vs non-recourse factoring

    February 14, 2017 by Charles Sheppard

    Once a carrier has made the decision to use freight bill factoring to improve cash flow, it quickly becomes a choice between using recourse or non-recourse factoring. At first glance, non-recourse factoring presents an attractive benefit; the apparent absence of

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    The importance of credit checks

    August 19, 2016 by Charles Sheppard

    There is very little in the trucking business that is more frustrating than invoicing a customer for a delivered load and then not getting paid in time, or worse, not getting paid at all. This causes significant financial burden; whether

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    Dealing with the escalating cost of cross-border transport

    May 2, 2016 by Charles Sheppard

    Despite efforts to harmonize laws and integrate processes, there remain costly barriers to cross-border freight movement. Carriers require a financial strategy to manage the ongoing and escalating costs.

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    How B.C. carriers should manage the country’s highest cost of fuel

    February 29, 2016 by Charles Sheppard

    British Columbia’s trucking companies face a distinctly different set of market conditions that separate them from other Canadian carriers. Close proximity to North America’s third largest seaport by tonnage, treacherous mountain terrain and one of the country’s highest insurance rates

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