Out-of-Service ELD Enforcement: 3 Things to Know | The Road On August 28, 2017, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced that out-of-service orders regarding ELD compliance will not be enforced until April 2018. CVSA works with state-level law enforcement departments to enforce transportation policy.
A customs broker is a natural and necessary part of doing business across the U.S./Mexico border. No matter how seldom you ship across the U.S./Mexico border, every border crossing comes with a significant customs compliance risk. That’s why choosing a customs broker should never be about scoring the best deal. Like other professional services—think doctors, […]
Carrier Advantage Program Helps Businesses Plan and Strategize | The Road In a trucking market that’s often volatile, we understand that for the carrier community, consistency is especially important. That’s one of the reasons we started the Carrier Advantage Program (CAP)—to offer incentives for contract carriers who go the extra mile.
Intermodal Shipping is Growing and the Railroads are Ready | Transportfolio Tight truckload capacity usually means more intermodal shipping. But intermodal service can add efficiency, flexibility, and cost savings to a supply chain in many different market conditions. The good news is ongoing investments by railroads mean the future of intermodal is bright.
2017 C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Recipients Announced | The Road At C.H. Robinson, we know it’s important to give back to those who make this company great, which includes our employees and our contract carriers. For the fifth year in a row, we are proud to help fund educational opportunities for these individuals through the […]
As recent cyber-attacks in Europe show, any company’s supply chain can become a target. Yet, you can analyze cyber risks to your business and prepare to defend against them now instead of waiting until after you’ve been attacked. To do that, you will need to understand and align your organization’s appetite for risk with response […]
Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Which means that, as it does every year at this time, space is about to get very tight. That can make it difficult to meet your delivery times unless you take proactive steps now to minimize the risk in your supply chain. Here’s an easy way to […]
For Truck Drivers, Depression is Real The sun is shining, you got a great night’s rest, and the route in front you for the day seems manageable as you pull away from last night’s resting place. All should be right with the world. But, in an instant, you find yourself overwhelmed with that nagging feeling […]
3 Key Differences Between EU and U.S. Truckload Procurement | Transportfolio Recent years have seen a frenzy of mergers and acquisitions between U.S. and EU companies. Some firms want one truckload procurement process that works everywhere. Does that approach work? Not exactly. There are differences you’ll need to consider. Listen in on my recent discussion […]
The Logistics of Moving Freight on Mount Everest | The Road A lot of stories have been told about the challenges that come with climbing Mount Everest. Many of them focus on the summit push itself—the high highs and the low lows of such a dangerous mission. What a lot of people don’t know, though, […]