Guest Post: The Benefits of Carrier and 3PL Collaboration
Editor’s note: This blog originally ran on Transportfolio®. We’re sharing the post here because carrier and 3PL relationships are always relevant in the transportation industry.
Some may find it odd that a salesperson for a trucking company is sitting here writing to you about the benefits of utilizing a 3PL or broker within your network. However, in today’s competitive environment, collaborative arrangements of all kinds are necessary for survival and if you choose your partners wisely you may experience many side benefits that you had not previously thought of.
The Image of Trucking: How Can We Change It.The Road
Typically, as we reach this halfway point in the year, I like to discuss current, top-trending issues. Today, though, I’d like to talk about something else that has been on my mind lately: the image of trucking.
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.
Thanking Dads in Transportation this Father’s Day.The Road
Father’s Day is this weekend, which means it’s time to recognize the influence that fathers and father figures have on our lives. For many, fathers are coaches, mentors, motivators, and number-one fans. They not only teach us how to tie our shoes and ride a bike, they instill within us values that we carry for the rest of our lives.
Top 10 Truck Stops in America.The Road
Editor’s note: This blog post was inspired and adapted from a blog post on Teletracnavman.
What do you look for in a truck stop—delicious food, comfort, maybe even shopping? For many truck drivers, the road is their home and truck stops provide an opportunity to refresh after a long day of driving. Here are ten truck stops throughout the United States that have more to offer than most: