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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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- Manager, Grower-Shipper Supply Chain Services

Drivers in the Spotlight: 4 Reasons for Their Growing Influence on Supply Chain Management

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Editor’s note: This post originally ran on Connect. Since it’s a relevant topic for the carrier community, we decided to share it with you here on The Road.

The changing competitive landscape in trucking is focusing more attention on the role of drivers in the management of supply chains.
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3 Ways El Niño Could Impact Your Supply Chain and What You Can Do about It

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Editor’s note: This blog post was originally published on Transportfolio®. Since this topic is relevant to the carrier community, we are also publishing it here on The Road.

Long destructive events—whether they’re caused by humans or nature—are hard to predict and even harder to plan for. California is getting pummeled with flooding, tornados, and mudslides right now. The cause? El Niño. And it’s not just any El Niño. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), predicts this year’s El Niño will be among the strongest on record. One with impact that spans the entire North American continent—but none more than California. Read More…

- Director of Air Freight Services, C.H. Robinson

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