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An Inside Look at a Truck Dispatcher’s Job

An Inside Look at a Truck Dispatcher’s Job | The Road

A Day in a Dispatchers World

There are a lot of different elements that go into ensuring the goods we use and consume get where they need to go. Many don’t realize the complexities of the supply chain and the people (and roles) that make it run smoothly day in and day out.

I interviewed one of America’s truck drivers, Anthony Brown, to get his perspective on what life was like on the road.

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- Regional Capacity Manager, C.H. Robinson

Optimizing Your Backhaul Freight Strategy

Optimizing Your Backhaul Freight Strategy | The Road

Changing regulations and increased focus on safety are making today’s fresh product and temperature controlled truckload environment increasingly complex. The upcoming year is likely to be no exception to this trend.

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- General Manager, North Region, Robinson Fresh

Making Connections During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

Making Connections During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week | The Road

Every September, the transportation industry takes some time to recognize the men and women who spend days, sometimes weeks, at a time watching the world move through the cab of a truck. National Truck Driver Appreciation Week allows those of us who work with drivers and carriers to take a step back from day-to-day business interactions and simply say, “thank you.”

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ELD Implementation: Lessons Learned From a Carrier Perspective

ELD Implementation: Lessons Learned From a Carrier Perspective | The Road

As December 18 draws closer, many carriers are currently facing important decisions about electronic logging devices (ELDs) in order to comply with the federal mandate. My company, Transport America, was at the same point four years ago.

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Why We Need Truck Drivers

Why We Need Truck Drivers | The Road

Technology allows us to control so much of our lives—we shop, we browse, we research, we buy. We expect convenience and fast delivery regardless of the product we’re ordering or its location. But how do those goods actually get to us? The answer is simple: Truck drivers.
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