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

Archives for August 2015

The Glaring Information Gap in RFPs

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A request for proposal (RFP) for a transportation management system (TMS) typically includes probing questions about providers’ capabilities and the technical specifications of the systems they offer.

But there is one area that tends to escape scrutiny in RFPs, even though it is vital to the success of every TMS project: Strategies for implementation and change management.

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How to Build Working Relationships

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Aside from addressing issues that practitioners are keenly interested in (talent management, collaboration, and carrier pricing), our top three Connect blog posts this year by readership underline that supply chain management is a relationship business. Read More…

A Simple, Affordable TMS for Small- and Mid-Sized Shippers

Freightview_ConnectCloud-based transportation management system (TMS) technology isn’t new to the logistics industry, yet for a long time, TMS technology development has been focused on mid- to large-sized shippers. Until now, that is. A few weeks ago, C.H. Robinson formally introduced Freightview™, an online freight management platform that cuts the time and money small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) spend on freight shipping by streamlining quoting, booking, tracking, and reporting.

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