Challenges Fleet Management

The Top 3 Biggest Challenges in Fleet Management | The Road Commercial fleet managers face many of the same problems all managers do – effectively directing people and assets, saving money, and driving results. Yet, fleet managers must often solve problems in real-time and within a shifting and sometimes volatile marketplace. We’ve rounded up three […]

global-logistics

Breaking into Global Markets, One Tesla at a Time | Transportfolio When a 100-year-old toy company collaborates with a leading automotive and technology manufacturer, the possibilities are limitless. But when that mix is powered by a comprehensive logistics solution, it can really go the distance.

Truck Driver Fitness

Doing More to Improve Truck Driver Health Issues | The Road Too often, long haul truck drivers die before their time. Truck driver health and mortality aren’t issues that we have historically paid much attention to, but if we are to achieve our potential as an industry, or as individual companies, we must start helping, […]

CSCMP

5 Reasons to Attend CSCMP Edge | Transportfolio Within a month of joining the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), I attended the organization’s annual global conference. While there, I connected with a vice president of transportation at a major big box company, who gave me an hour and a half of her time, […]

New NTTC Chairman Weighs In on Tanker Truck Industry Trends | The Road We caught up with Lee Miller, new chairman of the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Association Board of Directors, at the organization’s annual conference earlier this month to discuss the organization’s goals and priorities and get his take on some current industry […]

Oversized Load

Navigating the specialized world of flatbed shipments can be tricky, especially when shipping oversized loads like tractors, cranes, or prefabricated homes.

Flatbed Trucking: How the Industry is Changing | The Road by C.H. Robinson As a key piece of the supply chain, flatbed trucking must adapt and change within industries and larger market trends. Keeping tabs on economic and consumer forces helps fleet managers stay ahead of the curve and prepare their drivers, vehicles, and business […]

4 Questions to Ask to Take Your Supply Chain to the Next Level | Transportfolio Businesses go through many stages. At inception, business might be simple and consist of serving only a few local customers. Then growth—perhaps from new customers or a new product—adds complexity. No matter what phase your business is at, from the […]

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Key Carrier Spotlight: Riteway Express | The Road Last month, we introduced you to one of our Key Carrier of the Year winners, Midnite Express, Inc. This month’s Key Carrier Spotlight is about another award winner, Riteway Express.