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Get Ready for the Second Annual Women In Trucking Conference

sKeep Appreciating Truck Drivers

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Are diversity and inclusion important to your business? If yes, there’s still time to register for the second annual Women In Trucking (WIT) conference, Accelerate! Conference and Expo. The event takes place November 7-9 in Dallas, TX. After last year’s successful event, we expect attendees and exhibitors to double at this year’s conference. As a board member for WIT and a woman in the industry, I think it’s extremely important for all companies to discover how gender diversity can positively affect their businesses.
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- General Manager- C.H. Robinson

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Ward Transport & Logistics Corp.

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Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. is a family-owned and operated asset-based LTL, truckload, brokerage, and warehousing provider based in Altoona, PA. Founded in 1931 by William W. Ward as a “one truck, two man” operation, Ward was the first to offer Central Pennsylvania farmers access to the New York City market where produce was in great demand. Ward hauled produce through the streets of Manhattan in exchange for cases of oil to take back to his rural suppliers. Over the years, Ward Transport & Logistics Corp. has evolved into more than just a trucking company.
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- Communications Specialist- C.H. Robinson

Professional truck driver stories: In their own words

Professional truck driver stories: In their own words.Road

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We are in the midst of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Each year we recognize the 3.5 million men and women who deliver the goods we need to survive. We all know truck driving is hard work and can be challenging, however, there are many great reasons and stories why people love being truck drivers. This year I had the opportunity to connect with truck drivers personally and find out why they enjoy what they do and what helps them feel rewarded by their profession. Here is what they had to say.

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- Vice President of Capacity Development- C.H. Robinson

My Carrier Experience at the Great American Trucking Show

My Carrier Experience at the Great American Trucking Show.The Road

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My career started in 2004 at C.H. Robinson, and I’ve spent a lot of time working directly with carriers of all sizes. At the end of August, I had the opportunity to attend the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. This event was a wonderful experience for me because it was my first time being in a place with thousands of small trucking companies, professional truck drivers, and owner/operators, all at the same time.
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