Walker Sprinkle

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

About the Author

Walker Sprinkle — Strategic Account Manager

Walker Sprinkle is a Strategic Account Manager for TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson. Walker has been working with customers in Food & Beverage, Manufacturing and Automotive verticals since joining the company in 2004. He has served in a variety of roles ranging from operations management to network engineering and also has onsite experience working from a customer’s corporate headquarters for multiple years. Walker is currently representing the strategic relationship with a customer in the automotive industry.

How TMS Technology is Helping to Steer Change in the Auto Industry

How TMS Technology is Helping to Steer Change in the Auto Industry

TMS and Automobiles

The flexibility to adapt to an ever-changing logistics landscape on a global scale is a key characteristic of today’s transportation management system (TMS) technology. And there is no better example of this flexibility than applications in the automotive vertical.

A number of major changes are reshaping the auto industry. One of the main changes is a shift toward a localized production model in emerging markets. In an effort to mitigate risk related to currency fluctuations and to locate operations closer to customers—particularly in emerging economies—auto companies are expanding their manufacturing presence in countries such as China and Mexico. Read More…