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Late in 2016, we awarded six of our truckload contract carriers with the Key Carrier of the Year Award. Road Hogg Transport, LLC was one of the winners.

Talent-Management

Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority | Transportfolio The well-known business adage that people are a company’s most important asset has taken on new significance in the supply chain industry over recent years.

Fuel

Don’t Waste Your Time Playing Truckload Fuel Surcharge Games Over the last few years, both gas and diesel fuel prices have been trending downwards. While lower prices at the pump probably bring welcome savings to your personal pocketbook, changing fuel prices impact the trucking industry in a different way, thanks to fuel surcharge programs.

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C.H. Robinson Foundation Contract Carrier Scholarship: Apply Now | Road For the fifth year in a row, the C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program for Truckload Contract Carriers will award up to ten $2,500 college scholarships. The program is open to employees of eligible C.H. Robinson contract carriers—those who have been a C.H. Robinson contract carrier […]

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Top 3 Logistics Challenges for Automotive Manufacturers in China | Transportfolio By 2020, China is expected to have more than 200 million registered vehicles [1]. And that’s only a tiny fraction of the country’s total population—there’s still plenty of room for growth. That’s not to say there aren’t challenges you’ll need to overcome as an […]

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The Secret to Small Carrier Profitability | The Road I bought my first truck at 22. By the time I was 25, I had 11 trucks. And that sounds great, but at one point, I was close to filing bankruptcy—all because I didn’t understand one important part of the business. I didn’t understand the financial […]

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Bundling Lanes Can Improve Truckload Rates and Service [Infographic] | Transportfolio Even in a down business year (e.g., 2008-2009) where transactional truckload shipments dropped by almost 80%, spot rates still cost more than contract rates. Aggregating low volume lanes can help save even more on truckload rates.

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What Related Parties Means for Customs | Transportfolio When talking about families, who you’re related to is pretty simple, right? Your mom, dad, aunts, uncles, even cousins are all clearly defined in your family tree. But what about your distant relations? Figuring out where the children of your second cousin or your great aunt’s great-grandchildren […]

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2017 Regulations Update: Top 4 Issues Affecting Trucking this Year | The Road Recently, I had the pleasure of being a guest on Dave Nemo’s Road Dog radio show. We recapped some of the big stories in trucking regulations in 2016 and discussed the issues coming up in 2017. Here are the top four issues […]

parcel-shipping

Why Ecommerce May Drive You to Rethink Your Parcel Shipping Strategy | Transportfolio The holidays are over, and the ball has dropped to usher in the New Year. With that, many of us are considering changes and improvements we want to make this year. If you are a parcel shipper, let me challenge you with […]