Colby Burton

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

About the Author

Colby Burton — Director, Reporting and Finance

Colby serves as director of reporting and finance at TMC, with 17+ years of finance, accounting, and reporting-related experience. He’s worked at various companies, supporting and advising on financial and accounting practices across many different business functions. He also has experience in a multitude of financial and operational reporting structures and platforms, liaising with various development and programming teams along the way. Colby earned his BS in Finance from Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, and enjoys real estate and home improvement projects.

Does Your TMS Provider Offer an SOC Report?

TMS SOC Report

When evaluating an investment in a transportation management system (TMS), shippers rightly do a deep dive into what supply chain returns they can expect. But there is another set of requirements that is attracting more interest from shippers: The need for compliance and controls around IT and financial reporting. Read More…

Tracking Spot Bids Under a TMS

Spot Bids

Shippers often buy freight transportation on the spot market as a last resort when they have exhausted all of their route guide options or capacity is in short supply. Does that mean that these movements can’t be tracked and managed in much the same way that more regular shipments are managed?  The answer is no – particularly if you are using a comprehensive transportation management system (TMS). Read More…