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Carrier Advantage Program

Get rewarded for exceptional service, automatic updates, and on-time arrivals.

You’re in the driver’s seat

Register to haul with C.H. Robinson and you’re automatically enrolled in our Carrier Advantage™ Program, but the benefits you receive are up to you. Maximize your rewards by checking in on time and providing automated hourly updates while in transit. Exceptional service is key to securing the freight you want, saving an average of 37–40 cents per gallon of fuel—and up to $8,000 per year—with our fuel card*, and receiving discounts on our QuickPay options.

Benefits of the Carrier Advantage Program

Commit to regular, reliable service for more opportunities to improve your status in the Carrier Advantage Program. We benchmark two service areas—automated updates and on time performance. An overall service score determines your tier within the program. All statuses are reviewed monthly.

Carrier Advantage Program tiers

Within the Carrier Advantage Program, we’ve organized all contract carriers into three distinct tiers based on service levels.

Benefit Base Core Key
Average fuel savings* $0.37/gal $0.40/gal $0.40/gal
TA Truck Service and Tire Discount**
Up to 60% online cash advance
QuickPay 2.0% 1.75% 1.5%
Navisphere Carrier
Contractual freight opportunities

Save on more than fuel with a Carrier Advantage card


  • Save on fuel
    Earn an average of 37–40 cents off per gallon of fuel* at TA Petro and TA Express and thousands of EFS Network locations nationwide.***
  • Find the best fuel price
    Use our location-based fuel finder to compare retail fuel prices with your available discount as a C.H. Robinson contract carrier.
  • Customize payment options
    Set up your card as a C.H. Robinson payable account or apply for credit/self-funding through EFS. Choose to get cash advances and final payments directly onto your card’s account.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of MasterCard®
    Use your Carrier Advantage fuel card as a payment method anywhere MasterCard® is accepted.


Make offers on the right loads, book, and get paid

Want to improve your tier in the Carrier Advantage Program? Spend less time going back and forth on phone calls or email with automatic in-transit updates through Navisphere® Carrier and Navisphere Driver. You can stay focused on the road and contribute to your on-time service.

Frequently asked questions

When it comes to C.H. Robinson’s Carrier Advantage Program, you have questions, we have answers.

Q: What if my carrier status changes?

A grading review period occurs each month that could potentially change your current tier. Your status in the program is based on your ability to check in on time for pickups and deliveries, and to provide automated hourly status updates while moving a load. If you have questions about your status, please reach out to your carrier representative to learn more about the Carrier Advantage Program.

Q: What documents do I need to haul for C.H. Robinson?

You will need the following documents to haul freight for C.H. Robinson:

  • A Federal, State, or Provincial Operating Authority (MC#, DOT#, etc.)
  • Proof of insurance (minimum of $25,000 cargo and $750,000 automobile liability) naming Registry Monitoring Insurance Services (RMIS) as a certificate holder
  • A completed W-9 form

Want to become a C.H. Robinson contract carrier? Applying online is easy. Simply follow the prompts, which will explain what documents you need and when.

Have more questions?

Ask about service requirements, program tiers, discount eligibility, or anything else. Our carrier services team is standing by, ready to help.