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Bundling Lanes Can Improve Truckload Rates and Service

Bundling Lanes Can Improve Truckload Rates and Service [Infographic] | Transportfolio

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Even in a down business year (e.g., 2008-2009) where transactional truckload shipments dropped by almost 80%, spot rates still cost more than contract rates. Aggregating low volume lanes can help save even more on truckload rates. » Read More

What “Related Parties” Means for Customs

What Related Parties Means for Customs | Transportfolio

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When talking about families, who you’re related to is pretty simple, right? Your mom, dad, aunts, uncles, even cousins are all clearly defined in your family tree. But what about your distant relations? Figuring out where the children of your second cousin or your great aunt’s great-grandchildren fit in gets a little more complicated. Defining related parties in a customs transaction can seem just as confusing.
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Why it’s Time to Rethink Your Parcel Shipping Strategy

Why Ecommerce May Drive You to Rethink Your Parcel Shipping Strategy | Transportfolio

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The holidays are over, and the ball has dropped to usher in the New Year. With that, many of us are considering changes and improvements we want to make in 2017. If you are a parcel shipper, let me challenge you with a new year’s resolution.
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Mexico’s Energy Reform: How to Keep the Supply Chain Moving Amid Protests

Mexico’s Energy Reform: How to Keep the Supply Chain Moving Amid Protests | Transportfolio

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Due to the Mexico government’s recent deregulation and energy reforms that kicked off 2017, the country is currently experiencing intense protests and disruptions along many major federal highways throughout Mexico. The energy reforms remove government subsidies from the oil and gas industry producing prices based on the free market. Eventually prices will likely stabilize but not until after a period of volatility due to the new changes.
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An Invitation for Innovation: 3 Tips for Hosting an Innovation Challenge

An Invitation for Innovation: 3 Tips for Hosting an Innovation Challenge. Transportfolio by C.H. Robinson

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Innovation: every company wants it, but not every company knows how to cultivate it. New ideas, products, services, and methods can add value to your organization. So what can you do to build a culture of creativity, problem solving, and idea sharing?
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