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

Smart Mobility Projects: Shaping the Future of Logistics

smart mobilityGroundbreaking approaches to logistics management are being developed in urban centers around the world. There are multiple factors at play that are driving the latest technology innovations, including increased demand, supply chain complexity, longer and shorter supply chains, multi-leg shipments, rapid fire replenishment, final mile, and the overall trend of urbanization. Read More…

A Simple, Affordable TMS for Small- and Mid-Sized Shippers

Freightview_ConnectCloud-based transportation management system (TMS) technology isn’t new to the logistics industry, yet for a long time, TMS technology development has been focused on mid- to large-sized shippers. Until now, that is. A few weeks ago, C.H. Robinson formally introduced Freightview™, an online freight management platform that cuts the time and money small- to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) spend on freight shipping by streamlining quoting, booking, tracking, and reporting.

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Ground-Level Security Tips for Operating in The Cloud

Ground-Level Security Tips for Operating in The Cloud

Security tips for the cloud

The ability to store and access masses of data in the cloud is transforming the way supply chains are managed worldwide. Understandably, the idea that sensitive logistics data is being held somewhere in a cloud-enabled database raises a number of security concerns. How can a system that relies on the internet to store data afford adequate protection against hackers and other criminal interests? Read More…

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How Bridging Islands of Information Will Expand the Cloud

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The age of cloud connectivity is here, and it has already brought capabilities that we could only dream about a decade or so ago.

The planning systems of hundreds of thousands of companies are now co-hosted and interconnected in a way that changes how processes coordinate with each other.

But the next chapter in this fast-moving story could be much more exciting. If the pools of data generated by various mobile devices can be connected into the planning system cloud, we can increase the value of these systems by several orders of magnitude. Read More…