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See More, Know More, and Do More with Your Global Supply Chain: Discover Navisphere® Vision

See More, Know More, and Do More with Your Global Supply Chain: Discover Navisphere® Vision | The Road

We often talk about logistics being an exciting industry that is constantly growing in both complexity and impact. And it’s true: supply chains have moved from the backroom to the boardroom because of the significant financial and strategic influence they have on an organization. As the face and pace of global commerce evolves and grows, so does the need to reinvent supply chains.
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- Chief Information Officer

Relationships Work Better than Focusing on Rates

Relationships Works Better than Focusing on Rates.The Road

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A few months ago, I wrote about how important accurate accounting really is for small carrier profitability. Today I want to continue on the topic of profitability, but from a slightly different angle. It’s my experience that many owner/operators and small carriers have one approach to find loads—one that’s not always the smartest, or the most profitable.
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Guest Post: The Benefits of Carrier and 3PL Collaboration

Guest Post: The Benefits of Carrier and 3PL Collaboration

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Some may find it odd that a salesperson for a trucking company is sitting here writing to you about the benefits of utilizing a 3PL or broker within your network. However, in today’s competitive environment, collaborative arrangements of all kinds are necessary for survival and if you choose your partners wisely you may experience many side benefits that you had not previously thought of.
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- Chief Marketing Officer for Leonard's Express

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Fortune Transportation, Inc.

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Fortune Transportation, Inc., headquartered in Windom, MN, is this month’s featured carrier. Started in 1980 by Don and Sharon Olson, Fortune Transportation, Inc., has terminals in Greeley, CO, Roswell, NM, and Windom, MN, and operates 174 trucks/265 trailers—all temperature controlled, as Fortune specializes in hauling food and beverages. Over the last five years, the company has been heavily investing in technology, including upgraded its truck and trailer fleet.
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Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Southeast Logistics

Carrier Spotlight of the Month: Southeast Logistics

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The important role carriers play in the logistics industry is the reason we spotlight these dynamic companies each month. This month’s featured carrier is Southeast Logistics, a privately-owned flatbed trucking company in Tuscaloosa, AL.
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- Communications Specialist- C.H. Robinson