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Driving Efficiencies for the Carrier Community

Driving Efficiencies for the Carrier Community.The Road

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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.
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- Director of North America Transportation - Western Region

Keeping It Cool: 3 Tips for Hauling Temperature Controlled Freight

Keeping It Cool: 3 Tips for Hauling Temperature Controlled Freight.The Road

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As the temperature rises, so does demand for fresh summer fruits and vegetables, burgers and hotdogs for the grill, and ice cream treats. This is the time of year that consumers stock and restock their refrigerators with the warm weather foods they love, sending an influx of temperature controlled freight out on the roads.
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- Manager of Capacity/Supply

How the ELD Mandate Will (and Won’t) Change the Marketplace

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Editor’s note: This post originally ran on Transportfolio. With this being an important industry topic, we wanted to share here on The Road.

The recent electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has brought up a lot of questions. A few weeks ago, we looked at providing some of the basic information about the mandate. Today I want to answer some of the more specific questions about how the mandate will influence the market—and how it won’t.
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- Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson

The Secret to Small Carrier Profitability

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I bought my first truck at 22. By the time I was 25, I had 11 trucks. And that sounds great, but at one point, I was close to filing bankruptcy—all because I didn’t understand one important part of the business. I didn’t understand the financial numbers.
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The Road to Eliminating Cargo Theft

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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.
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