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Archives for June 2012

5 Ways Reusable Cargo Drives Sustainability

Reusable Cargo

As C.H. Robinson continues to develop Reverse Logistics solutions for our client base, I see a wide range of client needs and capability requirements. There has been a strong trend in recent years to take a closer look at efficiently managing reverse logistics flows as shippers realize the positive impact a best-in-class process can have on their bottom line. Additionally, shippers are turning to Reverse Logistics programs to drive their sustainability initiatives forward. » Read More

Think Small for Big Supply Chain Collaboration

Supply Chain Collaboration

We’ve all heard about the concept of collaborative shipping in the logistics world. To many shippers and logistics providers, collaboration conjures images of ambitious initiatives that take a lot of time, cost, and effort to pull off. These include continuous moves involving multiple companies, and optimization of partial truckloads across multiple shippers to squeeze efficiencies out of the supply chain in a big way. » Read More

Guest Blog: The New Normal for Today’s Transportation Executive

Transportation Executive

Over 88 percent of all companies are sourcing products from overseas and 85 percent are selling them to customers overseas. Transportation professionals now support worldwide freight movements (both inbound supply and outbound demand) and today’s transportation activities have grown in both scale and complexity under globalization. » Read More

Get Ready for the World’s Largest Charity Kickball Tournament

Kickball Tournament

In just one month Chicago’s Grant Park with be filled with over 1,500 kickball fanatics taking over all 15 fields on Chicago’s lakefront for the 9th annual Kicks for a Cure. If you’re not familiar with the event, it’s the world’s largest charity kickball tournament hosted by TMC , a C.H. Robinson division. Since 2003, enthusiastic kickballers have gathered in downtown Chicago to raise funds. This will be the 3rd year in a row we have worked with Receptions for Research, Carolina Panthers’ tight end Greg Olsen’s foundation. The foundation raises money to fight cancer in honor of Greg’s mother, Susan, an eleven-year breast cancer survivor. » Read More