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Keep Appreciating Truck Drivers

Keep Appreciating Truck Drivers

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week is behind us, and we had a fun time thanking drivers in person and on social media! For me personally, it is always my favorite week of the year at C.H. Robinson. In my almost 10 years at C.H. Robinson, I’ve almost always been focused on carrier relationships. Which is why I think it’s important to show my appreciation for drivers not only for one week a year, but all year long. My dad is a truck driver, so I know firsthand the hard work he dedicates to his job every day.
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- Communications Specialist- C.H. Robinson

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Pope Trucking

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Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Pope Trucking

Next month is the one year anniversary of our “Carrier Spotlight of the Month” series on The Road, so we thought we’d mark the milestone by reposting our first featured carrier.

Carriers play an important role in the logistics industry, and that’s why we’re putting the spotlight on some of these dynamic companies each month. This month’s featured carrier is Pope Trucking, a privately-held, family-run flatbed carrier headquartered in Pearson, GA.
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- Communications Specialist- C.H. Robinson

What it’s Really Like to be a Truck Driver as told in 9 GIFs

TDAW2015It’s truck driver appreciation week September 14 – 18. Sometimes the best way to thank someone is to understand what he or she is going through. To help more people understand what it’s like to be a truck driver, we’ve compiled nine funny, quirky, and outrageous GIFs we think show exactly what life on the road is like.

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- Director of Capacity Development- C.H. Robinson

Drive Your Professional Growth at the Women in Trucking Conference

Drive Your Professional Growth at the Women in Trucking Conference

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This blog was originally published on The Road in February 2015. With the first annual women in trucking conference coming up, we thought we would rerun this blog post.

As a board member of the Women in Trucking (WIT) organization, I could not be more thrilled for our first annual conference, “Accelerate!” The conference and expo will feature a variety of educational sessions, interactive discussions, and endless networking opportunities.
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- General Manager- C.H. Robinson

Why Hours of Service (HOS) this Fall is Such a Complicated Issue

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Last March, I wrote that the outlook for hours of service (HOS) would be very confusing this fall. With kids getting ready to go back to school and Congress on their August recess, I thought I would revisit what might happen to HOS this fall. Spoiler alert: It’s complicated!

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- Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson

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