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Archives for October 2016

Transportation Makes Halloween Happen

Transportation Makes Halloween Happen.TheRoad


Halloween is upon us once again; pumpkins, costumes, and candy are everywhere you turn. As I approach my fifth year in the transportation and logistics industry, it is pretty cool to be able to tell my family and friends about all of the hard work that goes into getting those pumpkins, costumes, and candy to the store and on the shelf for them to purchase.

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- Public Relations and Social Media Strategist

Autonomous Trucks, ELDs, and More at ATA’s Management Conference and Exhibition

Autonomous Trucks, ELDs, and More at ATA’s Management Conference and Exhibition.TheRoad


Autonomous trucks. Safety. Today’s and tomorrow’s marketplace. The future of trucking. These, as well as a significant number of others, were key discussion topics at this year’s American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition. In my role at C.H. Robinson, I study market pressures, disruptors, and evolutionary market cycles to bring valuable insights to our customers. This year, I was able to attend ATA’s conference to listen to the debates, ideas, and insights of today’s trucking industry.
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- Director, Research and Market Intelligence

Top 10 Things to Keep in Your Truck

Top 10 Things to Keep in Your Truck.TheRoad

10 things for your truck

Being on the road all day, every day, for weeks at a time is a lifestyle that professional drivers know better than anyone. Inclement weather, breakdowns, and the unknown can cause long days and even emergency situations. These things can happen at any time, so it is important for truck drivers to have basic essentials and be prepared for all types of events.
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- Owner, JTL Carriers