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5 Key Takeaways from TMC’s 2017 Customer Forum

future_of_logisticsEach and every day, shippers are tasked with delivering the right products to the right place, at the right time and for the right cost. Businesses are evolving and consumers’ demands are ever-changing—both of which require supply chain professionals to push harder, deliver faster, and do more to exceed their expectations. Daily. Market dynamics, globalization, competition, ecommerce, and technology innovations continue to add challenges and complexities to achieving supply chain excellence. Read More…

- Vice President of Business Development
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Empowering Future Leaders: A Recap of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2016

Empowering Future Leaders: A Recap of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2016.Connect

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“Papi, just so I understand, you do the math to make sure trucks get to their destination?” It can be difficult for a child to understand the role logistics plays in everyday life. In fact, understanding the role of a supply chain professional can be difficult even for some adults. My two kids recently attended Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at TMC, which not only aided in their understanding of what dad does at work all day, but also fostered dinner table conversations about future careers and how supply chains provide access to products and services needed by people around the world.
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Baring It All. Well, Sort Of.

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I have a friend that I see most every weekend. He typically asks me about my work week. I am not completely convinced he really cares about my week. I think really it’s his way of politely telling me he’d like to talk about his own week.

This weekend, however, was a little different. We talked about TMC’s annual Client Forum held last week in Chicago and, I must say, he really struggled to wrap his head around it. The conversation went a little something like this:  Read More…

- President, Managed Services
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A Green Light for Learning

TMC's Client Forum Recap

“When you stop learning, you stop leading,” and there is no better way to avoid such paralysis than to get involved in an interactive community of your peers. That was the main purpose of TMC’s client forum held in Chicago on November 2nd, 2010. The result was a remarkable exchange of views and experiences.

Keynote speaker Adrian Gonzalez, Director, Logistics Viewpoints, at research firm ARC Advisory Group, set the tone with the above quote and some thought-provoking ideas on where the freight industry is headed. The discussions that followed between shippers from various industries answered a lot of questions and raised many new ones as the participants delved into performance issues and tried to plot a future course for the forum.  Read More…

- President, Managed Services
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Where the Physical & Virtual Worlds Meet

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On November 2nd 2010, we will hold an interactive client forum. Shippers who utilize our technology and managed services will meet at the University of Chicago’s Gleacher Center to network, discuss our industry and the development of best practices, and over the course of the day look to answer the question: How can we harness the power of community?  Read More…

- President, Managed Services
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