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

3 Signs that a Trucking Company is Keeping Pace with Technology

3 Signs that a Trucking Company is Keeping Pace with Technology

Trucking Technology

In order to extract every drop of competitive advantage from your investments in technology, you need to make sure that service providers such as trucking companies are on the same page. Even the shiniest of new technological tools underperforms if your provider does not fully contribute to its usage. Conversely, a carrier that is on the cutting edge can help you keep up with the latest advances.

Identifying these providers is not easy, however, given the number of innovations and the frenetic pace of change. Moreover, supply chains are becoming more complex, putting more pressure on buyers to ensure that transportation partners can respond to complicated shipping scenarios. Read More…

8 Ways to Identify Providers That Make it Their Business to Stay Aligned

How do service providers keep pace with customers that are constantly on the move? This must surely be one of the toughest challenges facing suppliers in today’s unpredictable business environment.

The answer, of course, is that service providers must understand where their customers are headed and change accordingly to stay in alignment.

A recent course change TMC has made is to create my new role – Director of Customer Relations. The role has three main areas of focus: to ensure that the appropriate customer relationships as well as the required support are in place, to make certain that we stay aligned with customers’ evolutionary paths, and to help maintain and develop our account management talent. Read More…