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Risk Management

Four Risk Mitigation Actions for Weathering a Stormy Market

Four Risk Mitigation Actions for Weathering a Stormy Market.Connect

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The recent decision by Japan’s three largest container companies to merge their shipping operations is yet another symptom of the volatility that is roiling the freight business. How can shippers navigate a course through these unpredictable times?
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- Director of Solution Design, TMC, and Director of Ocean Services, C.H. Robinson

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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How to Manage for Supply Chain Success During Major Weather Events

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Delhaize America Shares Best Practices that Achieved Goals During Record-Breaking Storm

This January, the U.S. Northeast was pummeled by the fourth most powerful snowstorm to hit the area in at least 60 years, reported the Associated Press [1]. From Friday, January 22, through Sunday, January 24, Winter Storm Jonas dumped 20 to 30 inches of snow on a multi-state strike zone.
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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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