One of the most frequent comments I get from customers is: “We have so much data but we don’t know what to do with it.” Everyone in the logistics industry says this but they’re each trying to answer different questions – from how do I get my products delivered to customers faster to meet the [...]
We live in an on-demand world. When consumers click to purchase a product one day, they expect it to be on their doorstep the next—or even sooner. These demands on the supply chain are affecting our customers of every size.
When someone mentions the Internet of Things (IoT), people often think of smart devices, wearables, or even how your heating at home regulates itself. However, the influence of the IoT goes far beyond that. More specifically, it’s impacting the logistics world and global supply chains.
Building Visibility and Trust Through Logistics Automation | C.H. Robinson As various waves of change continue to hit the transportation market, we are feeling the ripple effect throughout the industry. Government regulations, technological advancements, and other disruptors are causing many businesses to reevaluate their processes and the way they build relationships with other companies. This [...]
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 [...]
See More, Know More, and Do More with Your Global Supply Chain: Discover Navisphere® Vision | The Road We often talk about logistics being an exciting industry that is constantly growing in both complexity and impact. And it’s true: supply chains have moved from the backroom to the boardroom because of the significant financial […]
You’ve seen how artificial intelligence is being applied to many facets of our everyday lives. The fact is, digital transformation is also well underway in supply chain management—and it is transforming the way companies do business.
4 Questions to Ask to Take Your Supply Chain to the Next Level | Transportfolio Businesses go through many stages. At inception, business might be simple and consist of serving only a few local customers. Then growth—perhaps from new customers or a new product—adds complexity. No matter what phase your business is at, from the [...]
MIT Crossroads: An Opportunity to Imagine the Future of Supply Chains | Transportfolio Technology, disruptors, opportunities—three core areas of discussion this week at the Annual Crossroads supply chain event at MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics (MIT-CTL). The day-long event, if you haven’t been able to attend in the past, brings together MIT researchers to [...]
A Recipe for Success: Best Practices for Supply Chain Integration | Transportfolio No two supply chain integrations are ever the same. But after many years of onboarding new customers, I have learned that there are three basic components to most integrations. And I like to think of it in cooking terms. Below are the steps [...]