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Archives for February 2017

How Your Organization Can Help Bridge the Gap in Supply Chain Talent

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Creating a Pipeline of Future Logistics Experts through Internship Programs

Finding qualified young people who are motivated to pursue a career in logistics, and who have the aptitude and mindset to excel in this global profession, is one of the most pressing problems facing logistics today. Many solutions are being pursued, but one that should not be overlooked is offering an effective internship program. Read More…

NAFTA, Tariffs, and a Border Adjustment Tax: Alphabet Soup or a Real Concern?

NAFTA Border TaxTrade policy—it’s a topic that has moved front and center over the past months with the changing administration in the United States. We’re hearing lots of questions about what changes might be on the horizon for global trade and how to consider what might be next. Let’s dig in and discuss some of the top trade related issues.

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Future of Logistics Takes Center Stage in 2017

SelfDrivingIn January, I attended the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. with Jason Craig, C.H. Robinson’s director of government affairs. While a variety of issues were discussed, the hottest topic across transportation policy professionals was new technology that could dramatically shape the future of logistics: autonomous vehicles (AV) and their potential implications on society and transportation. Three themes seem to be emerging around AV in freight transportation:

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7 Ways to Use a TMS to Add Flexibility in a Multichannel Environment

IoTKeeping pace with constantly changing multichannel models can be a formidable supply chain challenge. Increased competition and the quest for growth are driving the need to react quickly to changing market demands, all while maintaining high service standards and meeting consumers’ rising expectations. TMS technology can play a key role in helping companies develop new multichannel capabilities and improve existing ones.

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