When you’re picking carriers to move your freight, there may seem like an overwhelming number of options. In fact, there’s an estimated 206,600 for-hire full truckload carriers in the United States. Yet despite all the options, securing the equipment you need can be challenging—especially during a tight market.
Supply Chain Solutions: What You Can Learn From the Semiconductor Industry | Transportfolio Companies in technology-based industries are vulnerable to becoming obsolete unless they can quickly assess their biggest supply chain challenges and apply the right resources to solve problems. It helps to have a reliable, global logistics provider that understands what’s at stake—a provider [...]
Is the longest run of supply/demand balance since deregulation ending? As balance/price tensions mount, shippers seek assured capacity and predictable costs
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Just how collaborative are your internal departments? If you’re running into issues when one department makes a decision that unintentionally affects one or more aspects of your supply chain, your answer is probably along the lines of “not very.” And it may be holding back your transportation team’s effectiveness. In many organizations, transportation is simply [...]
In a previous post, I explained why chasing the highest rates doesn’t pay. It focused on the importance of building long-term relationships with your customers instead. Today, I’m going to share tips to get started building those coveted relationships.
3 Questions to Ask Your Global Logistics Provider | C.H. Robinson Today, your supply chain is probably global–whether you buy product from overseas or sell in other markets. But how well positioned is your global logistics provider to help you maximize your business opportunities? How do you know they’re the best ones to handle your [...]
Why Supply Chain Talent Management Needs to Be a Top Priority | Transportfolio The well-known business adage that people are a company’s most important asset has taken on new significance in the supply chain industry over recent years.
Earlier this year we talked about tips for hosting an innovation challenge. Today, we will dig into why investing in innovation matters. C.H. Robinson exists to make customers’ supply chains better, stronger, and faster because that’s what it takes to compete in today’s market. Driving a culture of innovation is essential to our growth. In [...]
The Top 3 Biggest Challenges in Fleet Management | The Road Commercial fleet managers face many of the same problems all managers do – effectively directing people and assets, saving money, and driving results. Yet, fleet managers must often solve problems in real-time and within a shifting and sometimes volatile marketplace. We’ve rounded up three [...]