Melissa Brunetti

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

About the Author

Melissa Brunetti — Account Manager for TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson

Melissa serves as an Account Manager for TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson. She has spent 7 years onsite serving as an extension of her client’s internal transportation group. In her current role, Melissa focuses on best practice implementation and process improvement strategies for clients. Melissa holds a Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Bridgewater State College in Bridgewater, MA.

Can You Make Logistics Collaboration Work?

Collaborating with other shippers can be beneficial

Collaborating with other shippers to fill empty cargo space is an effective way to cut costs and shrink transportation’s carbon footprint-providing you can identify the right opportunities.

By “right” we mean choosing collaborators that have compatible cultures and IT systems. Their businesses must also provide a viable match; a shipper of food products will find it tough to share truck space with a hazmat specialist, for example. Convincing senior management that you can green the supply chain by allowing an arch competitor to use some of your truck space to deliver product is a difficult sell.  Read More…