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Trucking Makes Turkey Day Possible

Transportation Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is upon us once again. It sneaks up on us faster and faster each year. When you think of Thanksgiving do you automatically think Turkey? Did you know that Thanksgiving dinner could not happen without trucks and truck drivers? Most people don’t raise their own turkeys; therefore, trucks are needed to deliver the birds. Being in the transportation industry, I always think about how holidays, like Thanksgiving, would not be possible without trucks or truck drivers. They work hard to make the holidays possible. Things have changed since the First Thanksgiving in 1621. People used to gather locally and raise their own food to eat.

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- Communications Specialist- C.H. Robinson

Transportation Regulatory Update

government in trucking

Editor’s Note: Earlier this year, Jason Craig contributed a blog post for Transportfolio®. We’re sharing his original post here because regulatory updates greatly impact the transportation industry. Please share your thoughts and read the blog post, Transportation Regulatory Update.

Congress leaves Washington during the month of August and this provides a great opportunity to review some of the transportation regulatory agenda. Here is a brief update on some of the hot topics:
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- Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson

Where is Your Cargo at Risk

transportation theft

Editor’s Note: Earlier this year, Christopher McLoughlin contributed a blog post for Transportfolio®. We’re sharing his original post here because cargo theft is an ongoing issue in the transportation industry. Please share your thoughts and read the blog post, Where is your Cargo at Risk?

Cargo theft and security are topics that keep coming up in transportation conversations. The commodities most at risk and tips to reduce your risk of theft are subjects that have already been discussed here. The recently released white paper brief, Current Cargo Theft Trends, provides information about cargo theft at a high level. Using that information and further research, we’ll take a closer look at the locations where your cargo is vulnerable to attack.
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- Risk Manager, C.H. Robinson

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