Building Visibility and Trust Through Logistics Automation | C.H. Robinson As various waves of change continue to hit the transportation market, we are feeling the ripple effect throughout the industry. Government regulations, technological advancements, and other disruptors are causing many businesses to reevaluate their processes and the way they build relationships with other companies. This […]

When EU and U.S. Cabotage Collide with Peak Shipping Seasons | C.H. Robinson What is truckload cabotage, and how do EU and U.S. shippers experience these rules? Cabotage rules cover the transport of goods between two places in the same country by a transport operator from another country. When you look at EU and U.S. […]

Pillars to a Successful Transportation Experience: Carrier Management | Transportfolio As the market continues to tighten, what’s your transportation strategy for handling fluctuations? An unclear plan may let you down. Rather than reacting to changes that happen to your supply chain, it’s always better to develop a carrier management strategy that allows you to be […]

A Day in a Dispatchers World

An Inside Look at a Truck Dispatcher’s Job | The Road There are a lot of different elements that go into ensuring the goods we use and consume get where they need to go. Many don’t realize the complexities of the supply chain and the people (and roles) that make it run smoothly day in […]

Preparing for ELDs: Changes Shippers Can Make Today | Transportfolio The holidays aren’t the only thing looming on the horizon. For many in our industry, electronic logging devices (ELDs) are a hot topic because there is not consensus on the magnitude of impact implementation will have on capacity. It’s important to remember that the hours […]

mexico-customs-broker

As I wrap up this series, I realize just how much information we’ve already covered about shipping freight across U.S./Mexico borders. We’ve looked at operating on both sides of the border, redefined transportation success, and even asked the tough questions for choosing a customs broker. The final point I want to drive home is what […]

Optimizing Your Backhaul Freight Strategy | The Road Changing regulations and increased focus on safety are making today’s fresh product and temperature controlled truckload environment increasingly complex. The upcoming year is likely to be no exception to this trend.

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.

Are You Prepared for Tight Truckload Capacity? | Transportfolio In the aftermath of Harvey and Irma, truckload capacity is tighter than it has been for years, giving some shippers challenges in covering freight. Here are the factors at work, along with some suggestions for what you can do now to prepare yourself for the market […]

Making Connections During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week | The Road Every September, the transportation industry takes some time to recognize the men and women who spend days, sometimes weeks, at a time watching the world move through the cab of a truck. National Truck Driver Appreciation Week allows those of us who work with […]