It’s not common for something to last 20 years anymore. So when I started working with Pope Trucking, and I learned they’ve been in business for 40 years and hauled for C.H. Robinson for 20, I knew they were something special.
When you’ve worked with carriers as long as I have (22 years and counting), you learn how important relationships are. And you quickly realize that when you find good people to work with, you stick with them. Abdul at Skymile Logistics and his entire team are definitely a group of good people. And I’ve been [...]
Carrier Spotlight 2018: Amaya Transportation | The Road We all have visions for where life will take us. But I’ve only known a few people courageous enough to take the leap of faith required in chasing the dream. And they are truly remarkable individuals. The founders of Amaya transportation, Veronica and Manuel Amaya are exactly [...]
For the sixth year in a row, the C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program for Truckload Contract Carriers will award up to ten $2,500 undergraduate 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 for a minimum of one year as of the [...]
Sometimes you just connect with people. It’s as simple as having a conversation on the phone and immediately you know that you just “click” with the other person. That’s exactly what happened when Ray Kaczar of Agristar, LLC., called into C.H. Robinson a year and a half ago.
Is the longest run of supply/demand balance since deregulation ending? As balance/price tensions mount, shippers seek assured capacity and predictable costs
Now that 2018 is in full swing, we’ve gathered our most popular posts from 2017 in one place. Below, we provide a quick review of four of our posts that discuss last year’s trucking trends. These posts set the stage for the upcoming year, one we are so excited for.
Sometimes it doesn’t take much at all to brighten someone’s day just a little, especially if that person is battling a serious injury or illness. I’ve seen so many families struggle to find their holiday cheer when they or a loved one is in the hospital. Which is why the Transportation Club of Minneapolis & [...]
When to Adopt New Carrier Technology and When to Wait | The Road I started with C.H. Robinson in 2007. From the very beginning, I realized how important my relationships with carriers were when it came to helping my customers. Those relationships mean that when my customers have freight to move, I have reliable carriers […]
Don’t Wait Until December: Get Ready for ELD Compliance Now | C.H. Robinson As the deadline for the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate draws nearer, there are fewer roadblocks to stop it from happening. By December, you will likely be implementing ELDs rather than using paper logs—if you haven’t already. Start preparing your business now [...]