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Archives for June 2014

Technology Scores a Goal but Humans Still Control the Game

Soccer

Editor’s Note: Earlier this month, Carlos Banda contributed a blog post for Connect. We’re sharing his original post here because supply chain technology is always a relevant topic. Please share your thoughts and read the blog post, Technology Scores a Goal but Humans Still Control the Game.

The FIFA World Cup tournament takes place every four years, but the 2014 event, which kicked off on June 12 in Brazil, has something that makes it unique: tracking technology. » Read More

4 Common Reasons Cargo Claims Are Rejected: Part 2

4 Common Reasons Cargo Claims Are Rejected

Cargo Claims

You have a plan for processing cargo claims before they happen. Here’s what you should and shouldn’t do when it’s time to file a claim.

In my previous article, I explained what is generally expected when filing a cargo claim, and what kind of documentation you may need in support. While federal regulation provides a guideline, the shipper, their customers, and their vendors should agree on how to handle claims when damage occurs. Without that kind of consistency, things can easily go wrong. » Read More

3 Logistics Topics to Keep on Your Radar

3 Logistics Topics to Keep on Your Radar

3 logistics topics to keep on Your radar

C.H. Robinson recently hosted the second annual Customer Logistics Workshop at Marquette University. Our very own Jason Craig and Pete Mento both took the stage at this year’s event. Jason discussed issues regarding the transportation industry and the changes we have seen in the past year, while Pete focused on world trade and what to expect in the coming years. Here are a few videos that offer a look at the topics you won’t want to miss out on. » Read More