Supply Chain Expertise and Technology Blog by TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson

Six Ways to Navigate the Last Mile Using TMS Technology

Six Ways to Navigate the Last Mile Using TMS Technology.Connect

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With the peak holiday shopping season here, the last mile segment of global supply chains is in the spotlight. Even the most efficient supply chains can fail miserably if customer expectations are not met during the final delivery of a product.
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- Senior Manager, Global Operations for TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson
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Countdown to Black Friday: Is Your Supply Chain Wired for Success?

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In many ways, technology can be the determining factor of what makes or breaks major logistics events, like the upcoming Black Friday shopping holiday. 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 the frustration of a glitch.
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- Chief Information Officer, C.H. Robinson

Four Risk Mitigation Actions for Weathering a Stormy Market

Four Risk Mitigation Actions for Weathering a Stormy Market.Connect

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The recent decision by Japan’s three largest container companies to merge their shipping operations is yet another symptom of the volatility that is roiling the freight business. How can shippers navigate a course through these unpredictable times?
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- Director of Solution Design, TMC, and Director of Ocean Services, C.H. Robinson

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events.Connect

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In previous posts, we’ve explored ways to prepare for supply chain disruptions that are predictable using the rich functionality of modern transportation management system (TMS) technology. This week, we explore what is, in many ways, a tougher challenge: planning for unexpected disruptions.
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