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

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Jason Chamberlain — Business Development Manager

Jason has over 15 years of industry experience and serves as a business development manager for TMC. In his role, he is responsible for new client generation and ensuring services align with customer's expectations and strategy. Jason also oversees TMC’s community involvement programs including Kicks for a Cure, the world's largest charity kickball tournament. Jason is a graduate of Florida State University.

5 Features that Differentiate a Global TMS

Global-TMSWhat does a global transportation management system (TMS) look like? It’s a question you might be asking as the technology continues to gain ground in the logistics industry.

TMS technology that supports the global marketplace has certain attributes that distinguish it from domestic-oriented systems. As a wider range of shippers globalize their logistics networks, TMS solutions capable of managing international freight transportation have become a key part of supply chain management strategies. Read More…

- Business Development Manager

Should Small Shippers Deprive Themselves of TMS Technology?

Supply Chain Technology

Only large, high-volume shippers with complex freight networks need to invest in a transportation management system (TMS). This is a familiar argument in the logistics industry, but does it hold water?

The answer is yes and no, although the argument is moving more towards the “no” end of the spectrum. Let me explain why.

First, it is true that some small and medium-sized shippers can’t justify a TMS investment. They move relatively few loads infrequently, and don’t need the support of a sophisticated management system. For these players managing the route guide on a spreadsheet and manually sending load tenders, for example, works perfectly well. Read More…

- Business Development Manager