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2016 C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Recipients Announced

2016 C.H. Robinson Scholarship Recipients Announced. The Road

Scholarship Recipients

Many would argue that there’s nothing more powerful than education. Education is a great opportunity; an opportunity we get to help fund through the C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship for Truckload Contract Carriers. Congratulations are in order for the 10 recipients of this year’s program.
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- Chief Human Resources Officer

Driving Efficiencies for the Carrier Community

Driving Efficiencies for the Carrier Community.The Road


Editor’s note: This post originally ran on Transportfolio® earlier this month. This is a relevant topic impacting the carrier community, so we wanted to share it with you here on The Road.

Carriers crisscross the continent to keep the flow of raw, finished, and consumer goods moving, meaning they also keep local, regional, national, and global businesses and economies moving. They’re a crucial link in supply chains, and it’s important to stay connected to the carrier community.
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- Director of North America Transportation - Western Region

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Parrish Leasing Co.

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Parrish Leasing Co.The Road

Parrish Leasing

In 1970, Herschel and Elaine Parrish founded Parrish Leasing, a company that put Herschel’s love of trucks to good use. Today, the company has grown into a successful trucking business in Freeburg, IL, with 100 trucks on the road. The Parrish family still owns the company, and the third generation still plays an active role in the day-to-day management of the fleet. Parrish is our carrier of the month.
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- Communications Specialist- C.H. Robinson

Keeping It Cool: 3 Tips for Hauling Temperature Controlled Freight

Keeping It Cool: 3 Tips for Hauling Temperature Controlled Freight.The Road


As the temperature rises, so does demand for fresh summer fruits and vegetables, burgers and hotdogs for the grill, and ice cream treats. This is the time of year that consumers stock and restock their refrigerators with the warm weather foods they love, sending an influx of temperature controlled freight out on the roads.
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- Manager of Capacity/Supply

How the ELD Mandate Will (and Won’t) Change the Marketplace

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Editor’s note: This post originally ran on Transportfolio. With this being an important industry topic, we wanted to share here on The Road.

The recent electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has brought up a lot of questions. A few weeks ago, we looked at providing some of the basic information about the mandate. Today I want to answer some of the more specific questions about how the mandate will influence the market—and how it won’t.
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- Director, Government Affairs- C.H. Robinson