Maria Llamas

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

About the Author

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.

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events

Expect the Unexpected: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Unpredictable Events

TMS Ports

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. Read More…

Lessons from West Coast Ports Delays: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Predictable Events

Lessons from West Coast Ports Delays: Planning Supply Chain Contingencies for Predictable Events

TMS Ports

Last week we looked at supply chain disruptions, such as the 2014 peak season delays caused by the U.S. West Coast port slowdowns, and how transportation management system (TMS) technology plays a vital role in helping shippers manage such events. This week, we explore the contingency planning options that TMS technology can support. Read More…

Why a TMS Should be in Your Risk Management Toolbox

Why a TMS Should be in Your Risk Management Toolbox

TMS Ports

The 2014 peak season supply chain disruptions caused by the U.S. West Coast ports negotiations and associated delays were unique in some ways, yet many logistics professionals experienced a sense of déjà vu as the events unfolded. Read More…