Archive for C.H. Robinson

Transportation in 2019 and Beyond: Key Factors Impacting Supply and Demand

With tight capacity and rising rates dominating the headlines, 2018 certainly didn’t go as planned or expected for many shippers. As we begin 2019, what are the key lessons learned from last year, and what trends and factors should shippers keep an eye on to make sure they’re able to respond effectively to whatever happens […]

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Navigating Tariff Changes and the Global Trade Environment

It’s not often that global trade news repeatedly makes it into the headlines, but that’s been the case this year as the U.S. and China impose tit-for-tat tariffs on each other, NAFTA gets renegotiated, and the uncertainty around Brexit continues (among many other trade-related developments). What impact are these changes having on importers and exporters? […]

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This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

I’m in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico this morning. As you read this, I’ll be doing a short tune-up ride in preparation for tomorrow’s JDRF Ride to Cure cycling event. Santa Fe is at an elevation of 7,200 feet. The hotel has this helpful (yet freaking me out) notice about “altitude awareness”: “At Santa Fe’s […]

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Navigating Tariff Changes and the Global Trade Environment [Video]

Ben Bidwell, Director of U.S. Customs at C.H. Robinson, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Can you give us a summary of the biggest global trade developments this year? What impact are these changes having on importers, exporters, and other stakeholders? Is changing product classification codes (HTS codes) a good […]

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Research: What Leading Shippers Do to Obtain Better Truckload Rates and Performance

No doubt about it: this trucking environment is sending plenty of truckload budgets into the red. What can shippers do to navigate this market? Take your cue from the latest findings of MIT researchers. Using data from TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson , the researchers examined the best practices that separate Leaders from Laggards […]

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Secrets of Shipping Leaders: How They Get Better Truckload Service and Pricing [Video]

Steve Raetz, Director of Research and Market Intelligence at C.H. Robinson, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What was the goal of this new research project? How do you define and measure a perfect shipment? How do Leaders compare to Laggards when it comes to Perfect Shipments? One of […]

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