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Savings Beyond Rates: Highlights from the “Achieve Your Supply Chain Goals” Webinar

Now, more than ever, companies of all sizes and complexities need savings and efficiencies to overcome the many disruptions caused by COVID-19. The supply chain is a great place to start uncovering opportunities for improvement. If immediate and long-term supply chain savings and efficiencies are a top priority, you’re like many other organizations we work with every day. Which is why we recently hosted a webinar focused on this very topic. (more…)

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Effectively Manage Foodservice Supply Chains During Disruptions

With foodservice providers shuttered, it’s been an uncertain year for many. Even as doors start to reopen, it’s still unclear what the future holds for the restaurant industry. One certainty is that operators must focus on changing operational characteristics that include safety precautions against COVID-19.

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Summer 2020 Market Update: What to Expect from Trucking During COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 and restarting of the economy influences all our lives and businesses. For-hire trucking—in both the spot and contract/committed markets—is also impacted in these times by the shifting forces of supply and demand. (more…)

Why Now is the Time to Choose LCL Shipping

Less than container load (LCL) shipping is rapidly becoming a go-to service option for businesses seeking help in a complex global logistics industry. From transit uncertainty, consolidation of service providers, trade war complexity, (more…)

Microsoft and C.H. Robinson form alliance for the future of the digital supply chain

As technology continues to adapt, so does the supply chain. These challenges require solutions rooted in innovative technology, further emphasizing the need for logistics and real-time data on a global scale. (more…)

An Air Charter Solution for Teradyne in a Time of Disruption

Teradyne has always had a strong approach to managing their supply chain. But more importantly, they understand the need to adapt to changing market conditions. Working with Teradyne for more than ten years, C.H. Robinson is proud to act as an extension of their team—identifying new and innovative ways to improve their supply chain (more…)

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Upcoming Webinar: How Industry Leading Shippers Found Savings Beyond Rates

The true economic impact of COVID-19 and global shutdowns are still not known. As businesses continue to open around the world, we are forced to think about operations, logistics, and safety differently. Because all industries are being affected in some way or another, companies of all types and sizes must adjust and adapt their business strategies—for many this can feel overwhelming and costly. (more…)

From Exports to Delivery: Simplifying PPE Shipping

From small businesses to large corporations, many are navigating the complex world of importing personal protective equipment (PPE) for employees, family members, and customers as businesses reopen across the globe. (more…)

Working together to deliver medical supplies during a global pandemic

As COVID-19 spread across the globe, hundreds of companies, including many of our customers, had to rework supply chains and shift their focus to the urgent need of expediting personal protective equipment (PPE), hospital equipment, and other medical supplies. (more…)

2020 Marks 30 Years Working in Mexico: Then and Now

This year marks three successful decades of growing and working with customers and carriers in Mexico. Since 1990, when C.H. Robinson first opened an office in Monterrey, Mexico, the United States has since remained one of Mexico’s largest trading partners in the import and export business. (more…)

Leveraging Logistics Trends to Make a Difference When it Matters Most

I am always optimistic about what we can accomplish when we come together. But with many states facing a devastating economic crisis, including predicted revenue shortfalls of 15-20% on top of already battered budgets, it’s clear that even more collaborative action than ever before from the public and private sectors is needed to get us back on the right footing. (more…)

5 Reasons Why You Need a TMS to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

Are you looking to improve visibility, automation, and optimization to achieve a more resilient supply chain? Then a global transportation management system (TMS) should be a key part of your supply chain technology strategy. (more…)

FMCSA Issues Declaration on Proposed Hours of Service (HOS) Changes

Commercial truck drivers’ hours of service (HOS) have been in the news quite a bit recently with emergency changes due to COVID-19 in both Canada and the United States. Now the proposed HOS changes from August 2019 have received their final ruling from FMCSA. (more…)

What Your Business Needs to Know and Do About Tariff Exclusions

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the world economy, it’s prudent to find ways to keep your shipping business afloat by finding economic relief if and whenever possible. First off, being aware of the changing complexities of the China-U.S. trade war is essential.According to the Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Statistics, China is one of our country’s largest trading partners, which means companies large and small are likely affected by the trade situation. (more…)

How to Leverage Gartner Research in Your TMS Vendor Evaluation

As you encounter various supply chain disruptions, from regional weather and traffic issues to the unprecedented global impacts of this pandemic, do you have the necessary agility, visibility, and risk management to keep your operations running during the unexpected? If not, a global transportation management system (TMS) can be your solution – but only if you select the right provider for your business. (more…)

Air Travel Demand and the Cargo Impact

A weekly staple in our house is bananas and most weeks buying bananas is uneventful.  As the primary grocery shopper in my family, I typically look for bananas transitioning from green to yellow.  Maybe they won’t taste great today, but within a day they should be ready to eat and we’ll have most of the week before the brown spots start to form. Occasionally I will be forced to choose between bananas that are either too green or too ripe. (more…)