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Carrier Advantage Program

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

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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. Currently the program is not available to carriers in Mexico.

Benefit Base Core Key
Average fuel savings with fuel card* $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
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Save on more than fuel with a C.H. Robinson Fuel 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
    Choose from payment-funded, self-funded, and credit options to use the card on your terms.
  • 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 the Navisphere® Carrier mobile app and Navisphere Driver. That way you can stay focused on the road and contribute to your status with hourly status updates and 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:

  • An active MC/MX# or DOT#
  • Electronic W-9
  • Proof of insurance
    • $100,000 (USD) cargo liability
    • $1,000,000 (USD) automobile liability

Want to know how 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 and how to get set up as a carrier.

Have more questions?

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

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* Fuel savings averaging 37–40 cents per gallon at TA Petro, TA Express, and savings at participating Casey’s commercial locations is based on previous quarter analysis, subject to change without notice. Annual savings of $8,000 is calculated assuming maximum savings at the pump.

**Funds only available in $USD.

*** C.H. Robinson Fuel Card is a part of the EFS network. All discounts apply.