“Now that we are able to clear via eSTBs, our paperwork turnaround time is amazingly fast.” “We can clear more shipments, earlier.” These are just a few of the things C.H. Robinson employees are saying about piloting U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) new Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) software. While it’s taken CBP nearly a [...]
On a personal level we’ve all thought about chartering an entire plane to some far off, exotic locale at some point or another. Not having to deal with long lines, cramped leg room, and strangers in the next aisle over sounds like paradise, especially for people who fly often. For many of us, this will [...]
When you are aware of the legal limits of over dimensional and heavy haul shipments, you will be better prepared to mitigate risks, experience a safer ride, and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain. When preparing to move any flatbed, it’s important to know the exact dimensions and weight of the shipment. This [...]
What Does Your Global Supply Chain Look Like From 30,000 Feet? Map It Start wide, go narrow. It’s a good rule for a new outsourcing provider to follow, just as it is for real life. For instance, say I met a man from India at a conference in Europe, and he asked where I was [...]
Do you agree with this definition? What would you add to the definition of a great freight forwarder?
Some may find it odd that a salesperson for a trucking company is sitting here writing to you about the benefits of utilizing a 3PL or broker within your network.
A Freight All Kinds (FAK) agreement you’ve had in place for some time enables multiple items to be shipped and billed under the same freight class, thereby
Because pictures speak volumes, below the five general traits, are pictures of shipments that C.H. Robinson Project Logistics coordinated.
Also, most law enforcement budgets are under pressure right now, and during these periods, resources are traditionally steered toward prevention of more violent crime activities.
U.S. importers and exporters of any size aren't immune from audits as the U.S. Customs and Border Protection steps up enforcement of customs compliance.