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2017 C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Recipients Announced

2017 C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Recipients Announced | The Road

At C.H. Robinson, we know it’s important to give back to those who make this company great, which includes our employees and our contract carriers. For the fifth year in a row, we are proud to help fund educational opportunities for these individuals through the C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program for contract carriers and employees. I would like to congratulate the recipients of this year’s Contract Carrier Scholarship Program.

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The Logistics of Moving Freight on Mount Everest

The Logistics of Moving Freight on Mount Everest | The Road

A lot of stories have been told about the challenges that come with climbing Mount Everest. Many of them focus on the summit push itself—the high highs and the low lows of such a dangerous mission. What a lot of people don’t know, though, is that the summit window is a small piece of the adventure—a couple of days of what generally works out to be a two-month expedition.
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The ONE20 ELD Offering: Is It Right for Your Business?

The ONE20 ELD Offering: Is It Right for Your Business? | The Road

With roughly five months to go until the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate is implemented, many carriers are in the process of choosing the right ELD for their business. In some cases, especially for small carriers and owner-operators, the cost of compliance could be relatively high.

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5 Factors That Are Influencing Changing LTL Rates & What to Expect

5 Factors That Are Influencing Changing LTL Rates & What to Expect | The Road

When it comes to the transportation marketplace, change is the only constant. Recent less than truckload (LTL) rates and capacity levels have been below the historical levels we saw from 2005-2010. But that could change—and it’s already started.
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How and Why Carriers Avoid Double Brokering

How and Why Carriers Avoid Double Brokering | The Road

If a freight broker tenders a load to one carrier, and that carrier turns around and assigns the load to another carrier, that is called double brokering. Even if the first carrier has brokerage authority, it’s not okay to tender the load to another carrier without the original broker’s consent.
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