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Hours of Service Best Practices for Drivers and Shippers

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Hours of Service Best Practices for Drivers and Shippers

A carrier arrives to pick up a load in the afternoon with only a few available hours left before he or she needs to take a 10 hour rest break. The loading facility has been running behind all day and takes much longer than anticipated to load the truck. By the time the paperwork is done and the driver is ready to go, the driver is “out of hours” and significantly into the 10 hour required rest period. The loading facility has a strict no overnight policy and asks the driver to leave. The driver refuses, reiterating that the facility is asking him to violate hours of service regulations.
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- Manager, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson

Travel the Road of Networking Possibilities

Travel the Road of Networking Possibilities

Women in Trucking

At a recent Women In Trucking reception, two drivers sitting next to each other discovered that they worked for the same carrier. When they left the event, they vowed to stay in touch and maintain their newfound friendship. These two women knew that they could learn from and lean on each other; they knew the value of networking.
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- President, Women in Trucking

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: K&B Transportation

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: K&B Transportation

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Carriers play an important role in the logistics industry, and that’s why we’re putting the spotlight on some of these dynamic companies each month. This month’s featured carrier is K&B Transportation, a privately-held, family-owned refrigerated carrier headquartered in South Sioux City, NE.
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- Social Media Representative - C.H. Robinson

The Transition from Soldier to Civilian

The Transition from Soldier to Civilian

Veteran's Day

Being a soldier is a life-changing experience, and transitioning from soldier to civilian is not always without challenges. Veterans who allow themselves ample time to make the transition and exercise patience during the process can have a better chance at success as they return to life—and careers—as a civilian.
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- Recruiter, Epes Transportation