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The Truth About Multi-stop in Transportation Management

multistop_truckloadIt’s something we’ve wondered about, along with our customers: do carriers reject multi-stop truckloads more than single-stop, or does it only seem that way? We decided to find out about this particular facet of transportation management. We worked with MIT graduate students, asking them to analyze 5 million truckload and multi-stop truckload tender records in our database. What we found provides valuable insights on the effect that additional stops have on price and service.
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- Director, Solution Design at TMC; Director, Research and Market Intelligence, C.H. Robinson

Customer Advisory on Hurricane Harvey

risk_managementAs the unprecedented flooding and impact from Hurricane Harvey continues to be felt throughout Houston, SE Texas, and into Louisiana, the extent of the damage and cleanup efforts needed is becoming more clear. Our thoughts are with the thousands of people who have been impacted by this crisis situation. As suspected, the storm is also having a significant impact on supply chains across North America. Read More…

Top Connect Blog Posts of 2016: Panama Canal, Analysis Paralysis, and Innovation

From the Panama Canal expansion to the continuous advancement of disruptive technologies, 2016 was another eventful year in the global logistics and supply chain industry. Navigating the opportunities and challenges from an increasingly complex marketplace can be difficult. We’re here to help by delivering insights, solutions, and strategies that address your exact needs for today and tomorrow.Top Supply Chain Blog Posts

As we kick off the new year, here’s a quick look at our top three blog posts from 2016. While they are the most viewed posts from last year, the topics will continue to have an impact in 2017 and beyond.

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7 Ways to Create a Successful Onsite Resource Relationship

7 Ways to Create a Successful Onsite Resource Relationship.Transportfolio

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So you’ve made the decision to engage with a global logistics management provider. Now what? You probably realize it’s critically important to keep everything flowing smoothly—especially during the transition and implementation. But figuring out how to do that may elude you. The answer may be to have someone from your new provider actually work in your building. A strategic onsite resource is often a great option whether you’re getting started or have been working with logistics providers for years.
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- Vice President, Customer Strategy, C.H. Robinson
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