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

Taking Visibility to the Next Level with IoT and Cloud Connectivity

This week we participated in NRF 2020 Vision: Retail’s Big Show along with our partner and customer Microsoft, to showcase our latest technology solutions built by and for supply chain experts. Like many industries, retailers are searching for transformative technologies and solutions that help them deliver on growing customer demands, all while finding cost savings with limited resources.

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Improving Inbound: A Three-Phase Plan for Switching to TMS-Based Control: Part 2

Implementation and post implementation of a transportation management system

As we explained in last week’s post, transferring control of inbound freight movements to a third-party transportation management system (TMS) delivers some important benefits, providing you lay a solid foundation first.

This second post in the two-part series looks at the next two phases of such a roll out: implementation and post-implementation. Read More…

- Key Account Manager for TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson

Improving Inbound: A Three-Phase Plan for Switching to TMS-Based Control: Part 1

Managing inbound freight with a transportation management system

There is an alternative to leaving the management of inbound cargo flows to suppliers: bring it under the umbrella of an in-house or third-party transportation management system (TMS).

In this post we consider the latter route; using a third-party TMS to manage inbound transportation, although many of the principles apply to in-house systems as well.

Why go to the trouble of adding inbound to your TMS workload when suppliers will shoulder the burden? Read More…

- Key Account Manager for TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson

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