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.
Why We Need Truck Drivers | The Road 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.
GATS 2017: Talking ELDs, Technology & Relationship Building | The Road Truck drivers spend thousands of hours on the road every year. With millions of miles to cover, they’re rarely in the same place for any discernible length of time. The opportunity to assemble more than 50,000 trucking industry professionals in one place is a […]
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.