CUT TRANSPORTATION COSTS

July 17, 2019

The supply chain is a complex and costly industry, making it difficult but important to focus on the areas within the supply chain where improvements can be made, and costs can be cut. With careful planning and strategic thinking, organizations can both elevate their supply chain performance and stretch their budgets. Let’s focus on route optimization and strategic investments.

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TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson

TMC is a division of C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest third party logistics (3PL) providers. What started in 1999, today has grown to $2.7B in freight under management, handling 4.2M shipments across 170 countries, and including many modes of transportation.

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White Paper on Transport Safety in the Era of Digital Mobility

whitePaper | February 9, 2020

While remarkable progress has been made with technological, operational and behavioral improvements in the century-old, automotive-based transport systems used around the world, rapid technological changes are occurring that could amount to a reset in outcomes for transport users. The convergence of connectivity, automation, electrification and on-demand services suggests a transformation in transport safety, community access, traffic efficiency, emissions and energy use.

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Technology, Data and New Models for Sustainably Managing Ocean Resources

whitePaper | January 31, 2020

We are in the middle of an explosion in new data on the ocean, creating enormous potential for advances in our understanding and stewardship of ocean resources. An exponential increase in the number and variety of ocean observing systems and other new data sources has created the prospect of a digital ocean ecosystem. Advances in processing techniques and visualisation are rapidly expanding our ability to extract information from those data, and are enabling a wide array of tools to provide real-time information in actionable form to decision-makers, such as policymakers, resource managers, resource users, consumers and citizens.

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The Future of RFPs: The Key to Unlocking Greater Efficiency and Profitability

whitePaper | April 19, 2021

For decades, request for proposal (RFP) processes have served as the cornerstone for freight procurement. Shippers have historically gravitated toward contract freight for its reliability and pricing consistency, but due to the recent onslaught of digital freight partners that promise shorter-term contracts and real-time pricing, many industry constituents wonder whether or when RFPs will evolve. In an effort to dig beneath the surface of RFPs’ stronghold on the industry, Trimble and FreightWaves partnered to survey shippers, carriers and brokerages and identify the relational friction points that often hinge around the challenges presented by the RFP process.

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The ROI Behind Freight Visibility

whitePaper | January 25, 2020

Global supply chain visibility has become an extremely hot topic in recent years. In Descartes’ 2019 survey of transportation and logistics professionals, it was rated the 1 capability needed for successful transportation management. To improve financial and service KPIs, companies must have a way to view, analyze, and communicate multimodal and visibility data in real-time.

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Optimizing Supply Chain Cost - Export and Import Logistics

whitePaper | February 6, 2020

India currently has cross border trade of US$ 844 billion comprising of exports of US$ 330 billion and imports of US$ 514 billion. India has set an ambitious target of 5% share in global exports (US$ 1 Trillion by 2025). Government of India’s policy initiatives such as ‘Make in India’ and the nation-wide implementation of GST system hold promise for improving India’s global competitiveness. Logistics industry would be a crucial enabler for achieving the envisioned growth potential - with better stakeholder coordination, enhanced infrastructure, improved operational efficiency and enhanced investments

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Improving the Last Mile With Secure, Unattended Asset-Transfer Solutions

whitePaper | April 6, 2020

With final-mile deliveries on the rise, it’s more critical than ever to efficiently and securely transfer assets between business partners. Despite improvements in route planning, dock scheduling, and transportation-management systems, the biggest problem remains — sometimes there’s simply no one available to receive the delivery.

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Spotlight

TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson

TMC is a division of C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest third party logistics (3PL) providers. What started in 1999, today has grown to $2.7B in freight under management, handling 4.2M shipments across 170 countries, and including many modes of transportation.

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