New to Cross Border Shipments? 3 Tips for an Efficient Experience.The Road
As strong, cooperative trading partners, the world’s largest trade relationship is between Canada and the United States . Shipments between the two countries are international transactions and subject to government entry and admissibility regulations, so as a driver, it’s important that you are prepared well before you reach the border. Here are three things you can do for a smoother border-crossing experience.
The Road to Eliminating Cargo Theft.The Road
Editor’s note: We originally ran this post in the Spring. With cargo theft being a hot topic in the summer months, specifically around the holiday weekend, we wanted to share it with you again.
Cargo theft can happen anywhere, anytime, and it impacts carriers, shippers, manufacturers, and consumers. In addition to disrupting the nation’s supply chains, these thefts can drive up costs for businesses and consumers, including insurance premiums, transportation expenses, and retail prices.
7 Things to Know: Sanitary Transportation of Food Final Rule.The Road
Editor’s note: This post originally ran on Transportfolio in April. Since this is a timely and relevant topic, we wanted to share it with you here on The Road.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released text for the final rule for the Sanitary
Transportation of Food as required by the 2010 Food Safety Modernization Act. There were some significant changes made in response to comments when compared to the draft rule. Here are some quick things to know regarding this widely anticipated rule:
Driving Efficiencies for the Carrier Community.The Road
Editor’s note: This post originally ran on Transportfolio® earlier this month. This is a relevant topic impacting the carrier community, so we wanted to share it with you here on The Road.
Carriers crisscross the continent to keep the flow of raw, finished, and consumer goods moving, meaning they also keep local, regional, national, and global businesses and economies moving. They’re a crucial link in supply chains, and it’s important to stay connected to the carrier community.
Carrier Spotlight of the Month: K&B Transportation
Editor’s note: Spring is here, and that means temperature controlled transportation needs are on the rise as more and more perishables move from fields to stores and restaurants around the country. In the spirit of the season, we’re rerunning a Carrier Spotlight that features a refrigerated carrier.
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.