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Winter Weather and the Impact on Trucking

Winter Weather and the Impact on Trucking

Cold weather Whether it is a blizzard sweeping from the Rocky Mountains to the Northeast or frigid temps that are well below zero, winter weather has a huge impact on trucking. For individuals worried about their daily commute to work, winter may seem like a big deal, but in reality it is next to nothing compared to the affect weather has on trucking companies. Winter weather is first and foremost a safety concern to trucking companies, but in reality it also costs them significant time and money.
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- Vice President of Capacity Development- C.H. Robinson

The Top 3 Biggest Challenges in Fleet Management

The Top 3 Biggest Challenges in Fleet Management | The Road

Challenges Fleet Management

Commercial fleet managers face many of the same problems all managers do – effectively directing people and assets, saving money, and driving results. Yet, fleet managers must often solve problems in real-time and within a shifting and sometimes volatile marketplace.

We’ve rounded up three of the key problems facing managers of commercial fleets today.

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Social Media in Today’s Trucking

Social Media in Today’s Trucking

Social Media in Trucking Are you a driver, operations manager, or safety director of a trucking company? One thing you all likely have in common is the use of social media. The only difference is how you use it. The beauty of social media is that it brings the people of the trucking industry together. You can easily join a conversation and voice your opinion. You can get information on hot industry topics. You can even read touching personal stories of drivers doing good deeds. There are no limits to the amount of information you can share and access through social media.
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- Social Media Strategist- C.H. Robinson

One on One with Anthony Brown: Veteran Truck Driver

Day in the Life  Truck Driver

Have you ever imagined life behind the wheel of a big rig? In my eight years as a carrier account manager at C.H. Robinson, I often wondered what life is like on the road. I recently got my questions answered. I had the chance to talk with Anthony Brown, a commercial truck driver who has been driving for A.N. Webber for the past six years. Anthony has 10 years of driving experience. In his entire career, he has driven 1.2 million miles. Thanks to his experience, Anthony was able to answer all of my questions about living on the road.
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- Regional Capacity Manager, C.H. Robinson

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