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Nick Schneider — CSCP – Process Engineer

Nick Schneider, a Process Engineer at C.H. Robinson with 15 years of supply chain/logistics experience, is responsible for identifying areas of process efficiencies in our customer’s supply chains and creating a roadmap for the change. Nick joined C.H. Robinson in 2006 and attained the Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) certification in 2011. He’s a graduate from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, with majors in Business Management and Human Resources.

What Does Your Global Supply Chain Look Like From 30,000 Feet? Map It

What Does Your Global Supply Chain Look Like From 30,000 Feet? Map It

Supply Chain Mapping

Start wide, go narrow. It’s a good rule for a new outsourcing provider to follow, just as it is for real life. For instance, say I met a man from India at a conference in Europe, and he asked where I was from. I wouldn’t say “Minneapolis” right away. I would say the United States, then Minnesota; if he knew where the state was, I might add the city, Minneapolis. With each clarification, he can better envision exactly where I live, in relationship to the country overall. » Read More