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

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS

New Panama Canal Options: Running the Numbers with a TMS.Connect by TMC

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When the expanded Panama Canal opened this June, a new set of routes became available for shippers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs). These enterprises are no longer reliant on the Suez Canal route for shipping freight on Post-Panamax container vessels to the United States.
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Six Ways to Navigate the Last Mile Using TMS Technology

Six Ways to Navigate the Last Mile Using TMS Technology.Connect

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With the peak holiday shopping season here, the last mile segment of global supply chains is in the spotlight. Even the most efficient supply chains can fail miserably if customer expectations are not met during the final delivery of a product.
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- Senior Manager, Global Operations for TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson
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Countdown to Black Friday: Is Your Supply Chain Wired for Success?

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In many ways, technology can be the determining factor of what makes or breaks major logistics events, like the upcoming Black Friday shopping holiday. It takes planning and precision to execute an efficient, effective supply chain under typical circumstances; the surge leading into Black Friday and Cyber Monday only magnifies the importance of thorough preparation—or the frustration of a glitch.
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- Chief Information Officer, C.H. Robinson

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