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Archives for April 2016

Why We Are Focused on Enhancing the Carrier Experience


We are proud of the fact that our customers have voted us as the #1 third party logistics provider (3PL) five years running in the Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards, and we want every carrier we work with to have that same passion and recognize us as their 3PL of choice. As part of that goal, we know that working with C.H. Robinson—whether transactionally or strategically—needs to be easy, hassle free, and fast. That’s why we’ve made some pretty substantial changes to our contract carrier experience in the past few weeks.
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- Chief Executive Officer

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: K&B Transportation

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: K&B Transportation


Editor’s note: Spring is here, and that means temperature controlled transportation needs are on the rise as more and more perishables move from fields to stores and restaurants around the country. In the spirit of the season, we’re rerunning a Carrier Spotlight that features a refrigerated 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 K&B Transportation, a privately-held, family-owned refrigerated carrier headquartered in South Sioux City, NE.
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- Communications Specialist- C.H. Robinson

The Secret to Small Carrier Profitability


I bought my first truck at 22. By the time I was 25, I had 11 trucks. And that sounds great, but at one point, I was close to filing bankruptcy—all because I didn’t understand one important part of the business. I didn’t understand the financial numbers.
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The Road to Eliminating Cargo Theft


Cargo theft can happen anywhere, anytime, and it impacts carriers, shippers, manufacturers, and consumers. In addition to disrupting the nation’s supply chains, these thefts can drive up costs for businesses and consumers, including insurance premiums, transportation expenses, and retail prices.
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