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

About the Author

Shosti Salamone — Marketing Research Analyst

Shosti has over 10 years of research experience and manages research initiatives for C.H. Robinson’s Marketing Department. She works closely with research firms to access expert market intelligence. She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota.

How Can Cross-Border Shippers Balance Cost and Service? Automate and Collaborate

Balance Cost and Service

Striking the right balance between cost and service is an enduring supply chain challenge. But this balancing act has become trickier over recent years as the volume of cross-border movements has increased.

How do today’s supply chain practitioners keep costs down and service levels up in the global marketplace?

A recent Analyst Insight from research firm Aberdeen Group[i] provides some pointers for freight transportation managers. There are many moving parts to consider, but the analysis underscores two key areas: collaboration and automation. Read More…