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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 […]
ELD Implementation: Lessons Learned From a Carrier Perspective | The Road As December 18 draws closer, many carriers are currently facing important decisions about electronic logging devices (ELDs) in order to comply with the federal mandate. My company, Transport America, was at the same point four years ago.
Why We Need Truck Drivers | Transportfolio Technology allows us to control so much of our lives—we shop, we browse, we research, we buy. We expect convenience and fast delivery regardless of the product we’re ordering or its location. But how do those goods actually get to us? The answer is simple: Truck drivers.