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.

Eyes on Innovation: 3 Supply Chain Innovation Themes to Watch

Supply Chain Innovation

Editor’s Note: In January, Glenn contributed a blog post for Transportfolio. We’re sharing his original post here because supply chain innovation is a relevant topic.

Innovation is all about thinking creatively and developing new solutions to universal challenges. It’s what propels us to ideate in stronger, more inspired ways, improve products, and streamline procedures. And, it’s what drives the future of supply chains. Innovations in technology and processes can impact your supply chain in many ways, like gaining visibility into your in-transit network or the reducing supply chain spend. That’s why it’s so important—and interesting—to stay on top of supply chain innovation. Read More…

Five Causes of Analysis Paralysis You Can Avoid

Data Analysis

How often do you feel like you’re drowning in data? It’s a familiar feeling for many supply chain professionals in today’s data-rich working environment.

Or maybe you are unaware that the volume of data you’re processing may be in excess of what you actually need. It’s a common pitfall at a time when the number of data sources and data points seem to be growing exponentially. Read More…

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

Insights for Procuring a TMS in a Large Company

Procurement Insights

Investing 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.

Enterprises that devote enough forethought and planning to the decision can resolve these differences and turn the process into a rich learning experience. Read More…

How to Use a TMS to Ride the Market Rollercoaster

How to Use a TMS to Ride the Market Rollercoaster

Use TMS ride market

Editor’s Note: Last week, Glenn Koepke contributed a blog post for Logistics Viewpoints. We’re sharing his original post here because market volatility is always a relevant topic. Please share your thoughts and read the blog post, How to Use a TMS to Ride the Market Rollercoaster.

In the trucking business, market volatility is part of the terrain, but over recent years fluctuations in supply and demand seem to have become more erratic. How can transportation management system (TMS) technology be used to help you to deal with these market swings? Read More…