Adding efficiency to your supply chain is a never-ending journey. There’s always an opportunity to improve. Often, these areas of opportunity present themselves when your organization or the market is fluctuating.
We are fast approaching September 29; the implementation date of the biggest change to hours of service (HOS) rules in years. I wrote about these changes when they were announced in June, and I wanted to address the latest updates to HOS rules.
Companies want and expect innovation from their 3PLs, and as one of the world’s largest logistics platforms we’re focused on continuing to deliver new and innovative technology built by and for supply chain experts. We recently announced our latest innovation, Procure IQ™, which reimagines the way shippers purchase transportation.
Weekly meal planning is a recurring event in our household. Although this activity is not particularly exciting, every Saturday my wife and I sit down to plan out our family meals. This process helps us avoid the mid-week supermarket scramble, as well as sidestep overspending on items we don’t actually need. Sound familiar? Supply chain [...]
In this ever-changing marketplace, consumer and retailer demands are constantly evolving. Staying on top of shifting retailer requirements can be challenging—especially if you’re working with multiple retailers.
After an extremely volatile first half of the year, the challenges in the air freight market look set to continue into 2021, requiring both foresight and forward planning from businesses.
No one could predict how much uncertainty 2020 would bring. The entire world is in a time of adjustment thanks to COVID-19—this is especially true for the food and beverage industry. Those companies who successfully adapt their businesses, and their supply chains, to be more flexible and resilient will find the most success in the [...]
Our work at C.H. Robinson is guided by delivering smarter solutions to our customers for the needs they have today and the coming challenges they will have tomorrow. These needs have become more complex than ever as our customers manage global supply chain disruption and changing consumer habits due to the pandemic.
Tropical Storm Isaias recently impacted a portion of North America, unsettling multiple municipalities with power outages, road closures, and flooding. Despite the impact, many businesses remained open and transportation across modes continued operations with little disruption. Although the impact to supply chains from this storm was minimal
From big to small, our customers are at the center of everything we do at C.H. Robinson. Most people might think of us as working with the largest companies in the world – and while that’s true – small businesses made up thousands of our customers last year.