Sometimes it doesn’t take much at all to brighten someone’s day just a little, especially if that person is battling a serious injury or illness. I’ve seen so many families struggle to find their holiday cheer when they or a loved one is in the hospital. Which is why the Transportation Club of Minneapolis & […]

Ocean-Shipping

Global Shipping Trends: What to Expect in 2018 | Transportfolio Overall, 2017 has been a good year for the ocean shipping industry. It’s a big switch from 2016, when the bankruptcy of Hanjin, one of the largest container shipping providers, forced everyone to confront how volatile this industry really is. Now, at the tail end […]

Many in the beverage, dairy, and bakery industries are already employing some sort of direct store delivery program.

In a previous post, I explained why chasing the highest rates doesn’t pay. It focused on the importance of building long-term relationships with your customers instead. Today, I’m going to share tips to get started building those coveted relationships.

global-logistics

3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider | C.H. Robinson Today, your supply chain is probably global–whether you buy product from overseas or sell in other markets. But how well positioned is your global logistics provider to help you maximize your business opportunities? How do you know they’re the best ones to handle your […]

Oil and Gas Supply Chain

Identify Cost Savings in Your Oil & Gas Supply Chain No doubt, oil and gas supply chains are changing. Concerns about sustainability have driven developments in innovations like electric cars, beginning to reduce the demand for oil and gas worldwide. This, in addition to other ever-shifting global market and government factors, has caused oil and […]

What is Supply Chain Technology and Why is it Important? | C.H. Robinson Supply chain visibility is the ability to track different goods and/or products in transit, giving a clear view of the inventory and activity. It enables shippers to improve customer service and cost controls through management of inventory in motion, proactive status updates, […]

Air Ocean modal shifts

Air and Ocean Shipping Options: The Strategy of Modal Shifts This content was updated in June 2019 You make decisions all day every day. And if you’re in the logistics business, one of those decisions is probably about how you want to transport your goods. Sometimes this decision is straightforward, yet when global shipping needs […]

How to Use Freight Attributes to Your Greatest Shipping Advantage | C.H. Robinson With the end of the year quickly approaching, some industries enter their busiest transportation season and others hit a shipping slowdown. Whether your supply chain’s seasonal surge is now or not for several more months, your execution strategy has a big part […]