Planned outages are commonly planned for non-peak months

Business continuity is core to an energy customer’s experience. When the lights are on, people don’t think about power generation. But when they go out, customers get angry, the media jumps on it, and regulators may even step in.

Mind the Gap: Global Vendor Management. The phrase cautions passengers to watch the gap between a train door and station platform.

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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 [...]

Truckload Carrier Capacity

Is the longest run of supply/demand balance since deregulation ending? As balance/price tensions mount, shippers seek assured capacity and predictable costs

You can develop a comprehensive truckload plan so you’re prepared to handle just about anything.

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 [...]

logistics trends 2017

As we begin the New Year, take a few minutes to look back at the most popular topics of 2017. We’ve gathered our top posts of the year for you:

Oil and Gas Supply Chain

Identify Cost Savings in Your Oil & Gas Supply Chain No doubt, oil and gas supply chains are changing. Concerns about sustainability have driven developments in innovations like electric cars, beginning to reduce the demand for oil and gas worldwide. This, in addition to other ever-shifting global market and government factors, has caused oil and [...]

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 [...]

When it comes to major logistics events, technology can often be the determining factor of success. Take Black Friday and Cyber Monday for example. It takes planning and precision to execute an efficient, effective supply chain under typical circumstances; the surge leading into Black Friday and Cyber Monday only magnifies the importance of thorough preparation—or [...]