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Secrets to Strategic Truckload Bids: What to do if You’re Not the Winning Bid

Secrets to Strategic Truckload Bids: What to do if you’re not the winning bid | The Road

lead-times-datagramThis is the second installment of my “winning bid season” series. We’ve already covered the importance of annual bidding and what that can mean to your business. By now you should know that a successful and strategic bidding season requires more than submitting the lowest rate.
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- Regional Pricing Manager, C.H. Robinson

Secrets to Strategic Truckload Bids: #1 Bidding is an Opportunity

Secrets to Strategic Truckload Bids: #1 Bidding is an Opportunity | The Road

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In a previous post on The Road, Kevin Rutherford explained that building logistics relationships, rather than chasing the lowest rate on load boards, is a good way for truckload carriers to stay profitable. When you start working with shippers or third party logistics providers (3PLs) regularly, they may ask you to participate in a bid as part of a procurement event.
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- Regional Pricing Manager, C.H. Robinson

What challenges face our trucking industry?

What do you, as a carrier, want to talk about? All day, every day you’re bombarded with messaging. Maybe it’s TV and radio commercials telling you what products to buy. Maybe it’s a new government regulation telling you how to run your carrier business. Now it’s your turn to be heard—we want to hear from you. Read More…

- Director of Capacity Development- C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson Foundation Contract Carrier Scholarship: Apply Now

C.H. Robinson Foundation Contract Carrier Scholarship: Apply Now | Road

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For the fifth year in a row, the C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program for Truckload Contract Carriers will award up to ten $2,500 college scholarships. The program is open to employees of eligible C.H. Robinson contract carriers—those who have been a C.H. Robinson contract carrier for a minimum of one year as of the application deadline, and to eligible children of C.H. Robinson contract carrier employees. Since 2013, we’ve awarded 25 scholarships.
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- Director of Capacity Development- C.H. Robinson