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Apply Now: C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship

C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship: Truckload Carriers

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In the transportation industry it’s important to show continued appreciation for trucking companies. If you are in this industry, you know the hard work and dedication these companies put forward. To show our appreciation, I am pleased to announce the C.H. Robinson Foundation’s third year of the C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program for Truckload Contract Carriers.
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- President, North American Surface Transportation, C.H. Robinson

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Mountain Intermodal

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Mountain Intermodal

Mountain Intermodal

The important role carriers play in the logistics industry is the reason we spotlight these dynamic companies each month. This month’s featured carrier is Mountain Intermodal, located in Marshalls Creek, PA. Mountain Intermodal has 60 owner-operators that provide service out of the New Jersey and Pennsylvania rails into New England, New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
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- Communications Specialist- C.H. Robinson

Top Observations on 2014’s Trucking Industry Trends

Top Observations on 2014’s Trucking Industry Trends

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Two weeks ago, we rang in 2015 and closed the books on 2014. The end of the year in my household is always celebrated with family, food, and football. Another tradition I have is to review the year’s trucking industry trends. In 2014, there were two issues that consistently dominated my articles, the driver shortage and regulations.
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- Director of Capacity Development- C.H. Robinson

Winter Weather: A Trucking Company’s Perspective

Winter Weather and the Impact on Trucking

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Winter weather hit many areas particularly hard and rather early this season. But none have been affected like Buffalo, NY, which suffered several lake effect snowstorms in November. Many areas south of Buffalo were pummeled by upwards of six feet of snow. Even the seasoned Buffalo residents stated that they “have never seen anything like this.” While this weather event was forecasted, the magnitude and force of the storm brought Buffalo and much of upstate New York to a halt. The ensuing mountains of snow, closed roads, and driving bans kept most businesses closed for up to a week. This storm and the classic Nor’easter snowstorms during the winter of 2013 made a tremendous impact on the transportation industry.
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- Vice President of Sales, Leonard's Express

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