Daily Archives: January 25, 2020

New Innovation Incubator, C.H. Robinson Labs, Drives Supply Chain Technology Solutions

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota (Jan. 23, 2020) — C.H. Robinson today formally introduced C.H. Robinson® Labs™, an innovation incubator where the next big ideas in logistics and supply chain are created, tested, and scaled to drive smarter solutions for C.H. Robinson’s customers and carriers. Tim Gagnon, Vice President of Analytics and Data Science at C.H. Robinson, has been tapped to lead the incubator, informally known as Robinson Labs, and its dedicated data science teams in Minneapolis; Chicago; Silicon Valley; and Warsaw, Poland

Through Robinson Labs, C.H. Robinson’s logistics experts, innovation teams, and data scientists collaborate with customers and carriers to create personalized solutions for shippers’ challenges with the industry’s premier technology that is built by and for supply chain experts. Robinson Labs works hand in hand with the company’s technology team of more than 1,000 data scientists, engineers, and developers. Once solutions are proven, the teams work collaboratively to scale them across C.H. Robinson, benefiting its 124,000 customers and 76,000 contract carriers.

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Averitt Releases 2020 “State Of The North American Supply Chain” Survey Results

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COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express has released the results from its fifth annual State of The North American Supply Chain Survey. More than 1,800 shippers from a wide variety of industries throughout North America participated in the survey, which was conducted in late 2019.

The survey consisted of a series of questions aimed at gauging the supply chain challenges that shippers experienced in 2019. They were also asked questions to measure the use of and interest in various supply chain services in comparison to data taken from the previous years’ surveys.

Read more at averittexpress.com