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Archives for April 2015

A Vice President of Operations’ Role in Trucking

Vice President of Operations Role in Trucking

A.N. Webber

Over the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to learn more about the different roles in the trucking industry. A professional truck driver showed me what it is like to be a long haul driver, a dispatcher shared the ins and outs of getting freight to its final destination, and today I’ll share what I learned from Rob Koch, vice president of operations at A.N. Webber.
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- Regional Capacity Manager, C.H. Robinson

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Dutch Maid Logistics

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Dutch Maid Logistics?

Dutch Maid Logistics

This month’s featured carrier is Dutch Maid Logistics of Willard, OH, a fifth generation, family owned, temperature controlled carrier. Sam Burrer, vice president of operations, gave me some of his time to discuss Dutch Maid’s history and thoughts on the industry.
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- Communications Specialist- C.H. Robinson

Get Ready for Produce Season: Top 3 Things to Keep in Mind

produce season carriers

Produce season is here. Whether you run a refrigerated truck as an owner-operator or are a fleet manager with multiple trucks, you are on the verge of some very busy months. Last year, several events impacted the season. While the drought situation remains the same this year, there are a couple more things that will likely influence your produce loads.
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- Manager, Grower-Shipper Account Management, C.H. Robinson

Easing Tax Time Jitters with Often-Overlooked Deductions

Easing Tax Time Jitters with Often-Overlooked Deductions

Trucking TaxAs a long-haul driver, you’ve already got enough on your mind: getting the load delivered on time, saving money to pay for that transmission overhaul, and now keeping up with when you have to “take a nap.” As if that’s not enough, now it’s tax time!
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- CPA, eTruckerTax

3 Secrets for Successfully Shipping Over Dimensional Flatbed Loads

3 Secrets to Successfully Executing Over Dimensional Flatbed Loads


Moving over dimensional flatbed loads is difficult business; it can take years to learn the intricacies involved when transporting this type of freight. It is vital that carriers be prepared to move oversized loads with their flatbed trucks, especially around the warmer months, considered busy flatbed season due to the upswing in construction work.

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- President, East Mountain Transport, Inc