Maria Llamas

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

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Maria Llamas — Project Manager

Maria Llamas is a Project Manager on the Implementation team of TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson. Maria is responsible for leading implementations of Transportation Management System (TMS) with new clients. Maria joined TMC in January 2014 bringing over 15 years of experience in Operations, Supply Chain and International Logistics management roles. Maria’s experience includes work with multinational companies in different industries: Financial Services, Telecommunications, Diversified Industrial Manufacturing, Agrochemical, Wholesale Distribution and Specialty Retail. Maria holds an MBA from Purdue University and a General Management Executive Scholar Certificate from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. Maria is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI). She volunteers with PMI as advisor/mentor for college students who are working on community outreach projects through non-profit organizations.

Have You Checked Your Numbers? Know What Key Indicators Reveal About Your Supply Chain Health

supply-chain-metricsAs individuals, we are advised to periodically check our health numbers (weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, etc.) to assess our overall wellbeing. In some cases, certain numbers will be right on track, while others may indicate an issue. Read More…

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events.Connect

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In previous posts, we’ve explored ways to prepare for supply chain disruptions that are predictable using the rich functionality of modern transportation management system (TMS) technology. This week, we explore what is, in many ways, a tougher challenge: planning for unexpected disruptions.
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Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events

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Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally posted in January 2015. We’re sharing this post again because it is still a relevant topic.

Last week we explored ways to prepare for supply chain disruptions that are predictable using the rich functionality of modern transportation management system (TMS) technology. In this week’s post, we explore what is, in many ways, a tougher challenge: planning for unexpected disruptions.

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