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Next-generation supply-chain visibility goes live at C.H. Robinson

Next-generation supply-chain visibility goes live at C.H. Robinson

September 12, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Recent weather disruptions across the southern United States and the Caribbean region have underscored the importance of informed supply-chain visibility. Today’s launch of Navisphere Vision, by logistic firm C.H. Robinson, is the latest generation of data-informed management tools, providing comprehensive supply chain insights and warnings for disruptions from weather, trafficRead More

Milgram & Co. acquisition bolsters C.H. Robinson’s Canada capabilities

Milgram & Co. acquisition bolsters C.H. Robinson’s Canada capabilities

September 1, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

The intensive period of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activities in the logistics sector was supposed to have slowed down this year, but C.H. Robinson has bucked the trend by acquiring Canadian freight forwarder Milgram & Co., bolstering its regional freight forwarding, customs brokerage and surface transportation capabilities. The US$50 millionRead More

The Power 25: Forwarders to watch in 2017

The Power 25: Forwarders to watch in 2017

May 27, 2017 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

C.H. Robinson While this Minnesota-based forwarder missed the Power 25 list again this year, and has suffered from the effects of weaker truckload pricing on its overall business, first-quarter 2017 revenues for its Global Forwarding segment grew 33.5 percent to $468.8 million, compared to the previous year. Net revenues forRead More

C.H. Robinson’s Short navigates turbulent global trade climate

C.H. Robinson’s Short navigates turbulent global trade climate

April 10, 2017 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

Having a protectionist stance in 2017 seems to be the equivalent of the “tough on crime” rhetoric that ushered so many American politicians into power in the 1990s. And, just as the United States had to learn that crime was better rectified through education and economic opportunity, America’s economy isRead More

Where have all the pilots gone? How a looming shortage may curtail e-commerce

Where have all the pilots gone? How a looming shortage may curtail e-commerce

April 5, 2017 at 5:58 pm 0 comments

Bug smashers, nearjets, flippers, junkstreams. To most pilots, these names conjure memories of their first jobs in the business, flying small aircraft for regional carriers, often carrying cargo. “It’s real flying, the sort that puts hair on your chest,” a seasoned American pilot named Dover explained. “There’s nothing glamorous aboutRead More

Made in Vietnam: Emerging logistics giant isn’t slowing down post-TPP

Made in Vietnam: Emerging logistics giant isn’t slowing down post-TPP

February 2, 2017 at 6:59 pm 0 comments

Electronics manufacturers in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Nam had been ramping up capacity since 2008, when the country joined 11 other nations in crafting the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. The free-trade agreement would be the largest ever conceived and promised to promote economic growth and launch Vietnam asRead More

C.H. Robinson acquires APC Logistics in bid for Asia-Australia e-commerce

C.H. Robinson acquires APC Logistics in bid for Asia-Australia e-commerce

September 2, 2016 at 4:59 pm 0 comments

C.H. Robinson has entered into a US$225 “definitive agreement” to acquire APC Logistics, a provider of freight forwarding and customs brokerage services in Australia and New Zealand. With 10 percent of the Australian forwarding market, APC will allow C.H. Robinson to capture a significant portion of shipments moving between Europe,Read More

3D Printing & Cargo: Threat or opportunity?

3D Printing & Cargo: Threat or opportunity?

May 4, 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

Many people still think of 3D printing (3DP) as a toy for the “maker” geeks crowd. Today, that toy status of 3DP is official. Mattel recently introduced a 3D printer for kids called the ThingMaker, which runs on cuttingedge 3D design and printing technology from Autodesk, the same company thatRead More