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Archives for March 2013

Growing Talent and Rewarding Success in the Workplace

Success in the Workplace

It’s not every day that your employees stand up and say, “I love working here.”  So we at C.H. Robinson couldn’t have been happier when earlier this year C.H. Robinson was named a National Top Workplace by WorkplaceDynamics. The National Top Workplaces list was determined solely by employee feedback gathered through an objective survey in conjunction with 30 leading regional newspapers. » Read More

Omni-Channel Fulfillment Drives SCM

OmniChannel Fulfillment

This past holiday season, did you brave the crowds and wait in line for deals too good to be true? Or did you stay in, and enjoy the comforts of your home and use a computer or tablet to make purchases? A growing number of consumers chose the latter option or a blend of both, and retailers are responding with omni-channel business strategies. As the function that bears much of the heavy lifting in these strategies, supply chain management (SCM) must be a part of that response. » Read More

Network Modeling: Balancing the Tradeoffs: Part 2

Network Design

When many customers are considering a network modeling exercise to save money, they often ask this question first:  “Where should my warehouses be, and how many do I need?” Like so many other things in life that are worth doing, it’s not as simple as that. Because if you don’t follow a process that analyzes the tradeoffs, you could end up increasing your costs instead of decreasing them. » Read More

Signs That It’s Time for a Network Modeling Exercise: Part 1

Network Design

When should you do a network modeling exercise? If you’ve only optimized your outbound network, you’ve hit the first trigger, since network modeling is crucial for inbound efficiency, too. Beyond this, you can watch for these signals that your network’s time has come. » Read More