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Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Dutch Maid Logistics

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Dutch Maid Logistics?

Dutch Maid Logistics

This month’s featured carrier is Dutch Maid Logistics of Willard, OH, a fifth generation, family owned, temperature controlled carrier. Sam Burrer, vice president of operations, gave me some of his time to discuss Dutch Maid’s history and thoughts on the industry.
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- Social Media Representative - C.H. Robinson

Get Ready for Produce Season: Top 3 Things to Keep in Mind

produce season carriers

Produce season is here. Whether you run a refrigerated truck as an owner-operator or are a fleet manager with multiple trucks, you are on the verge of some very busy months. Last year, several events impacted the season. While the drought situation remains the same this year, there are a couple more things that will likely influence your produce loads.
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- Manager, Grower-Shipper Account Management, C.H. Robinson

Easing Tax Time Jitters with Often-Overlooked Deductions

Easing Tax Time Jitters with Often-Overlooked Deductions

Trucking TaxAs a long-haul driver, you’ve already got enough on your mind: getting the load delivered on time, saving money to pay for that transmission overhaul, and now keeping up with when you have to “take a nap.” As if that’s not enough, now it’s tax time!
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- CPA, eTruckerTax

3 Secrets to Successfully Executing Over Dimensional Flatbed Loads

3 Secrets to Successfully Executing Over Dimensional Flatbed Loads

Flatbed

Over dimensional flatbed trucking is certainly a niche business. It can take years to learn the intricacies involved when transporting this type of freight. During the next few months we will see a surge in our business, with many more over dimensional loads on the road. I’ve been in the flatbed business for 15 years; when it comes to over dimensional flatbed loads, there are a three tricks I keep top of mind every day.
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- President, East Mountain Transport, Inc