Archive for C.H. Robinson

Deliver On-Time and In-Full with a Retail Consolidation Program

The pace of change in today’s retail environment is faster than ever. E-commerce and shifting, more demanding consumer behaviors have led retailers to tighten requirements for shippers across the board. Penalties for late or partial shipments are steep and can make or break a shipper’s relationship with a retailer. Shippers can mitigate this challenge with […]

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How the Latest Government Shutdown Affects Today’s Transportation Professionals

Whenever a government shutdown happens, there are bound to be areas of disruption within our industry. As it currently stands, the December 2018 shutdown is only a partial closing. Yet, issues are already apparent — including some significant problems that cannot be resolved until the shutdown is over. If the shutdown extends longer term, more […]

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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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