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Archives for June 2015

Carrier of the Month: National Retail Systems, Inc.

TheRoad_CarrierOfMonthThis month’s featured carrier is National Retail Systems, Inc., (NRS), a family owned and operated company that has been proving logistics solutions for retailers and manufacturers for more than 60 years. Mike Luffy, terminal manager, has over 20 years of wide-ranging transportation and logistics experience. At NRS, he manages over seven terminals nationwide that, in total, handle over 1,100 store deliveries each week. Read More…

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Shipper Attributes: A Trucking Company’s Perspective

Attractive FreightBeing the owner of a trucking company is not a nine to five kind of job. I work around the clock every day. The things I keep top of mind for my business are being profitable as well as keeping my drivers and my customers happy. I would say most—if not all—trucking companies can relate to this balancing act. In order to succeed at these areas of my business, I consider and evaluate what I perceive are the top attributes of a shipper.

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The American Transportation Research Institute Needs Your Help

the-road-blog-ATRIThis March marked the start of my second term on the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) Research Advisory Committee (RAC). RAC members meet several times each year, virtually and in person, to propose, debate, and prioritize a list of potential research topics for the institute. ATRI staff then presents the committee’s proposed topics to the Board of Directors at the annual meeting.

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