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Managed Procurement Services (MPS)

Embracing the Macro Growth in Micro Supply Chains

Retail grocery ecommerce sales are up about 35% year-over-year. Experts predict that nearly 70% of retail grocery purchases will be online in the next two-to-five years. This rapid growth is presenting new challenges for stakeholders across the grocery and perishables industry and fresh opportunities to capture additional market share.  » Read More

Optimizing Retail Supply Chains to Meet Demand and Reduce Costs

Driving demand via promotions, new products, and updated shelving can attract customers and keep them interested, but if you’re spending most of your time on these tactics, you could be missing a bigger strategic opportunity.

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5 Ways Reusable Cargo Drives Sustainability

Reusable Cargo

As C.H. Robinson continues to develop Reverse Logistics solutions for our client base, I see a wide range of client needs and capability requirements. There has been a strong trend in recent years to take a closer look at efficiently managing reverse logistics flows as shippers realize the positive impact a best-in-class process can have on their bottom line. Additionally, shippers are turning to Reverse Logistics programs to drive their sustainability initiatives forward. » Read More

Guest Post: Sustainability for the Long Run

Sustainability

Today’s logistics and supply chain professional is faced with a never-ending array of challenges. Uncertain markets, demanding customers, cost-down pressures coupled with rising energy and commodity costs, the retention of talent, tempestuous weather… the list goes on and on. So, how is the overworked and stressed professional to react when expected to address these challenges in a way that minimizes impact to the natural environment and society at large? Or, put another way, how can they weave sustainability into everything they do? » Read More