Glenn Koepke

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

About the Author

Glenn Koepke — Director, Solution Design

Glenn brings a unique perspective to TMC, having worked globally with shippers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA). A graduate of the University of South Carolina in Columbia, Glenn spent four years working in Amsterdam, Netherlands, opening TMC’s EMEA global Control Tower® service location. He currently serves as director of Solution Design and continues to bring a wealth of global transportation management and Managed TMS® solutions to global shippers. In addition to overseeing Solution Design, Glenn is also responsible for TMC’s operational excellence and supply chain engineering. When he isn’t traveling the world, Glenn enjoys spending time with his family along with playing golf.

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

TMS-implementationInvesting in a transportation management system (TMS) can be more complicated for large organizations that have to reconcile the needs of multiple business units in different geographies. The business models and associated markets can vary widely as well; for example, if the company has grown through acquisitions. Read More…

Don’t Wait for Dwell Time to Delay Your Freight

Even containers don’t like to wait in line. Dwell time—the amount of time a container remains parked in a marine terminal waiting to be picked up after it’s been offloaded from a vessel—is a drag on supply chain efficiency, especially when it becomes excessive. Rising container volumes, fluctuations in demand, and the constant need for just in time inventory have increased the impact of dwell time over recent years.

It’s unlikely that the problem will disappear or even improve markedly any time soon, but there are ways to minimize the instances where a container outstays its welcome at a port.

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New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS.Connect by TMC

Panama Canal Expansion

When the expanded Panama Canal opened this June, a new set of routes became available for shippers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). These enterprises are no longer reliant on the Suez Canal route for shipping freight on Post-Panamax container vessels to the United States.
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Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

Procuring a TMSInvesting in a transportation management system (TMS) can be more complicated for large organizations that have to reconcile the needs of multiple business units in different geographies. The business models and associated markets can vary widely as well; for example, if the company has grown through acquisitions.
Read More…