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Peter Goldstein — Executive Director of Global Sales

Peter joined C.H. Robinson in 1996 and was named executive director of global sales in 2014. In his current role, Peter is focused on helping companies simplify their global supply chains, reduce risk and manage spend. He builds smarter, more competitive supply chains with his team of skilled supply chain engineers and logistics professionals using market knowledge, practical experience, and proven processes. Peter holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University.

How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm

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I originally published this blog a year ago, however with the weather impacting the East Coast this week I felt it was a timely and relevant topic to share again.

The most surprising thing to me about last year’s bad weather was how it caught transportation professionals off guard. Bad weather is bound to strike again. Developing a proactive plan to deal with it is the best way to prepare yourself for whatever happens.

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How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm—and How You Can Prepare

How Bad Weather Can Take Supply Chains by Storm—and How You Can Prepare

8 Tips Winter

The most surprising thing to me about last year’s bad weather was how it caught transportation professionals off guard. Bad weather is bound to strike again. Developing a proactive plan to deal with it is the best way to prepare yourself for whatever happens.

Last winter was brutal for shippers, from Minnesota’s frigid temperatures to Atlanta’s unexpected snowfall. Trucks got stuck on congested, unplowed highways. Railroads couldn’t clear snow from the tracks fast enough for trains to get through. Snow and ice made it impossible for planes to safely land and take off. Like dominoes, one delay led to another, disrupting supply chains across the country. » Read More