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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

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

The Logistics of Moving Freight on Mount Everest

The Logistics of Moving Freight on Mount Everest | The Road

A lot of stories have been told about the challenges that come with climbing Mount Everest. Many of them focus on the summit push itself—the high highs and the low lows of such a dangerous mission. What a lot of people don’t know, though, is that the summit window is a small piece of the adventure—a couple of days of what generally works out to be a two-month expedition.
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- Manager, Grower-Shipper Supply Chain Services

3 Ways El Niño Could Impact Your Supply Chain and What You Can Do about It

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Editor’s note: This blog post was originally published on Transportfolio®. Since this topic is relevant to the carrier community, we are also publishing it here on The Road.

Long destructive events—whether they’re caused by humans or nature—are hard to predict and even harder to plan for. California is getting pummeled with flooding, tornados, and mudslides right now. The cause? El Niño. And it’s not just any El Niño. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), predicts this year’s El Niño will be among the strongest on record. One with impact that spans the entire North American continent—but none more than California. Read More…

- Director of Air Freight Services, C.H. Robinson