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New NTTC Chairman Weighs In on Tanker Truck Industry Trends

New NTTC Chairman Weighs In on Tanker Truck Industry Trends | The Road

We caught up with Lee Miller, new chairman of the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Association Board of Directors, at the organization’s annual conference earlier this month to discuss the organization’s goals and priorities and get his take on some current industry trends affecting tank carriers:
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- Chairman, National Tank Truck Carriers Association

Strong Carrier Relationships Drive Mutual Success

Strong Carrier Relationships Drive Mutual Success | The Road

Building a relationship of trust with the direct consumer is the foundation of any successful business or brand. This is no different at C.H. Robinson, where our carrier account managers strive to develop new relationships and enhance existing ones with contract carriers each day.
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Winning Bid Season #4: Turn Your Experience with Shippers Around

Winning Bid Season #4: Turn Your Experience with Shippers Around | The Road

FavoredShipper_March_Datagram2_blog-300x200 How many shippers do you work with that fall into the category of “favored shipper?” How many more are at the opposite end of the spectrum? It’s important to know that frustrating shipper behaviors—short lead times, long truckload dwell times, etc.—don’t have to break the relationship. Read More…

Winning Bid Season #3: Adding Predictability through Truckload Lane Aggregation

Key Carrier Spotlight: CJ Transportation | The Road

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As I discussed in one of my previous posts, a successful and strategic truckload bidding season is about more than submitting the lowest rate possible. By default, most shippers send RFPs that ask for point-to-point pricing on long haul truckloads (moving more than 250 miles from origin to destination). This can result in many lanes with very low volumes.
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Top 10 Things to Keep in Your Truck

Top 10 Things to Keep in Your Truck.TheRoad

10 things for your truck

Being on the road all day, every day, for weeks at a time is a lifestyle that professional drivers know better than anyone. Inclement weather, breakdowns, and the unknown can cause long days and even emergency situations. These things can happen at any time, so it is important for truck drivers to have basic essentials and be prepared for all types of events.
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- Owner, JTL Carriers

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