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The Pros and Cons of Air Charter Service

transportfolio-air-charterOn a personal level we’ve all thought about chartering an entire plane to some far off, exotic locale at some point or another. Not having to deal with long lines, cramped leg room, and strangers in the next aisle over sounds like paradise, especially for people who fly often. For many of us, this will only ever be wishful thinking because many times the negative aspects of flying via private plane outweigh the positives. However, that may not be the case when shipping your cargo. » Read More

25 Years in Mexico: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going

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It’s C.H. Robinson’s Silver Jubilee in Mexico: 25 years of working successfully with customers and carriers on cross-border and intra-Mexico transportation. To celebrate, we’ve gathered a few fun facts about what’s happened since the beginning, and what we’re planning to focus on next. » Read More

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

AttractiveFreight_Rates_8_1_13Washington is once again working to address infrastructure spending. They may kick the can down the road with a temporary bill and follow up with a more permanent solution. Options being discussed in the public sphere include raising the retail and/or wholesale fuel tax or repatriating foreign earnings taxes. Read more on infrastructure funding and other relevant transportation industry news in this month’s Market Update, and then share your thoughts on these topics. » Read More

Why We Bought Freightquote

FreightquoteEcommerce is going to be a bigger part of future supply chain services. Our recent acquisition of Freightquote brings us a talented team of logistics professionals who understand truckload, less than truckload, and intermodal services. It also provides a leading ecommerce site we can integrate into our existing technology infrastructure to better serve all of our customers. » Read More

Analytics Leaders Discuss the Internet of Things

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Smart homes, connected cars, and intelligent factories have become mainstream. These innovative assets, built and driven by harnessing big data and predictive analytics, create consumer and business environments where “I Want What I Want When I Want It” (“IWWIWWIWI”) is not only justifiable, but increasingly the societal standard.
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