Transporting goods around the world is not without certain risks. And if you’ve ever shipped something internationally, you realize just how many things could go wrong while goods are in transit. That’s where cargo insurance comes in.
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Everyone is talking about trade and tariffs—and the potential impacts on businesses and countries. But do you feel lost in a sea of jargon as you listen to the talk? People don’t mean to be rude. But as they explain what’s at stake and recommend courses of action, they may take for granted that you can speak what is essentially a foreign language as well as they can. » Read More
Global Forwarding, Global Trade Resources, Transportation Policy, Uncategorized
How to Use Freight Attributes to Your Greatest Shipping Advantage | C.H. Robinson
With the end of the year quickly approaching, some industries enter their busiest transportation season and others hit a shipping slowdown. Whether your supply chain’s seasonal surge is now or not for several more months, your execution strategy has a big part to play—perhaps bigger than you realized.
We understand that getting your products to customers is likely your top supply chain priority. But there’s no reason not to get the best possible combination of price and service. In a previous post, I discussed aligning with service providers to best serve your freight attributes. Today, we’ll dig into how to and why you should accurately represent your freight.
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Freight Services, Uncategorized
Why Trucks Will Uncouple from Human Drivers Sooner than You Think
The driverless truck is no longer a fanciful idea that will materialize in some future world. The technology has advanced rapidly over recent years, and I believe that we’ll see these automated vehicles on our highways in the near future. Here’s why. » Read More
Over the Road, Supply Chain, Technology, Uncategorized