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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

5 Factors That Are Influencing Changing LTL Rates & What to Expect

5 Factors That Are Influencing Changing LTL Rates & What to Expect | The Road

When it comes to the transportation marketplace, change is the only constant. Recent less than truckload (LTL) rates and capacity levels have been below the historical levels we saw from 2005-2010. But that could change—and it’s already started.
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Key Carrier Spotlight: T Y A Truckn

Key Carrier Spotlight: T Y A Truckn | The Road

For the past few months, we’ve introduced you to each of our Key Carrier of the Year winners and shared a little bit about what makes them unique within the trucking industry. Our final winner in the owner/operator category is Billy Reece of T Y A Truckn, who’s dedicated nearly half a century to getting freight where it needs to go.
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How and Why Carriers Avoid Double Brokering

How and Why Carriers Avoid Double Brokering | The Road

If a freight broker tenders a load to one carrier, and that carrier turns around and assigns the load to another carrier, that is called double brokering. Even if the first carrier has brokerage authority, it’s not okay to tender the load to another carrier without the original broker’s consent.
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When to Adopt New Carrier Technology and When to Wait

When to Adopt New Carrier Technology and When to Wait | The Road


I started with C.H. Robinson in 2007. From the very beginning, I realized how important my relationships with carriers were when it came to helping my customers. Those relationships mean that when my customers have freight to move, I have reliable carriers to call on that can make it happen. And I’ve found that when carriers quickly adopt new technologies, everyone is happier.

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