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

About the Author

Wes Snider — Director, Technology

Responsible for the prioritization and ongoing management of our technology roadmap, and working collaboratively with our client-based user group to develop and prioritize IT initiatives, Wes serves as our director of technology. With more than 16 years at TMC, Wes has gained extensive background in not only technology implementation, but also logistics operations and account management. Wes is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a Certificate of Mastery in Process Reengineering and Change Management from Hammer & Company. When not working, he’s listening to and creating music.

Is Your Supply Chain Ready to Go Digital?

supply-chain-technologyEverybody is talking about the digital transformation of supply chains. “Digitalization” is much more than a buzzword—it’s a very real shift in supply chain management, and the evidence supporting the critical nature of digital transformation is mounting. With the technology available, there’s great potential to use it to improve supply chains. Read More…

5 Routes to TMS-Powered Load Tendering: Part 2

Freight management and transportation management system technology

Part 2: Modes and Regions

Today’s transportation management system (TMS) technology leverages the power of analytics and automation to improve every aspect of freight operations – including load tendering.

Last week we explained the merits of three tendering methods executed by an advanced TMS: percentage-based, recursive, and deferred acceptance approaches. These options delve into the carrier base to find the optimum group of service providers for your loads. Read More…

5 Routes to TMS-Powered Load Tendering: Part 1

How to make the best use of your carrier base

Part 1: Reaching the Best Carriers

The days when freight managers relied solely on spreadsheets to tender their loads are long gone. In the age of transportation management system (TMS) technology and deep-dive analytics, load tendering has become much more scientific.

These changes have taken place in response to market demands. Increasingly complex supply chains require more sophisticated approaches to selecting service providers. And the approaches have become embedded in the high-level TMS solutions that companies have adopted. Read More…