C.H. Robinson is full of people you can rely on who are always up for a challenge. On a daily—and sometimes hourly—basis, our local experts in offices around the globe help ensure logistics problems are resolved in real-time. Like the students and teams who compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, our people never back […]
Mind the Gap: Global Vendor Management. The phrase cautions passengers to watch the gap between a train door and station platform.
There are three countries that conduct in excess of 500 billion dollars of bilateral trade with the United States. Only one of them is outside North America: China. But there is another country that’s making a strong case to join that elite group. If projections and recent rhetoric are to be believed, India will join […]
When it comes to major logistics events, technology can often be the determining factor of success. Take Black Friday and Cyber Monday for example. It takes planning and precision to execute an efficient, effective supply chain under typical circumstances; the surge leading into Black Friday and Cyber Monday only magnifies the importance of thorough preparation—or […]
See More, Know More, and Do More with Your Global Supply Chain: Discover Navisphere® Vision | Transportfolio We often talk about logistics being an exciting industry that is constantly growing in both complexity and impact. And it’s true: supply chains have moved from the backroom to the boardroom because of the significant financial and strategic […]
You’ve seen how artificial intelligence is being applied to many facets of our everyday lives. The fact is, digital transformation is also well underway in supply chain management—and it is transforming the way companies do business.
7 Questions: Is a Retail Consolidation Program Right for Your Business? | Transportfolio Shippers with less than truckload (LTL), partial, or underutilized truckload often benefit by employing a retail consolidation program. If you can answer yes to one or more of these questions, a retail consolidation opportunity may be right for your business.
4 Questions to Ask to Take Your Supply Chain to the Next Level | Transportfolio Businesses go through many stages. At inception, business might be simple and consist of serving only a few local customers. Then growth—perhaps from new customers or a new product—adds complexity. No matter what phase your business is at, from the […]
Three Questions: Your Key to Saving in Global Forwarding | Transportfolio Want a quick “win” in global forwarding costs? Look at ocean cargo consolidation (less than container load, or LCL). It enables you to take the best advantage of space. But you’ll need to work with a forwarder that has specific LCL capabilities to get […]
SXSW: An Unconventional Place to Find the Future of Supply Chain | Transportfolio Austin, Texas. Home to the University of Texas. A place they like to keep weird. And the host city for South by Southwest (SXSW). Revered as the greatest place to discover the next big innovation, it welcomes thousands of people with common […]