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India’s Currency Issue: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown

Currency in India: Current State of Disruption, Confusion, and Economic Slowdown.Transportfolio

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Two of India’s major currency denominations have been withdrawn since November 8. As of midnight that day, the India Rupee (INR) 500 and INR 1000—which constitute 86% of the currency in circulation in India—are no longer legal tender. This move drove individuals to exchange or deposit the currency back into banks.
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Top 4 Logistics Trends to Keep Top of Mind Going into 2016

LiveEpisode_TBlogPostThe climate of our bustling, dynamic industry can change by the day, and that’s why it’s smart to stay in the know about the issues that can impact your business. On a recent episode of Talking Logistics, Adrian Gonzalez and I discussed four key trends that should be on your radar as you prepare for 2016: Potentially slower economic growth, transportation market, bid season, and risk management.

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Market Update: Transportation Industry News

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The slowing gross domestic product (GDP) growth and a change in growth toward services has adjusted freight markets for both truckload and rail. Read this month’s Market Update for highlights on some of the key factors that impact the transportation industry in North America. Then share your thoughts on these topics and other issues that affect your business.

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Be more Strategic about Your Supply Chain Sourcing

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A strategic approach to sourcing what you need to keep your business moving can help avoid disruptions and stay competitive in today’s competitive market.

Interrupted supply chains can mean costly delays and unsatisfied customers. A strategic approach to obtaining what you need to keep your business and products moving—whether you’re sourcing raw materials, manufactured accessories, or transportation capacity—can help avoid unforeseen disruptions and create a competitive advantage in today’s changing market. So just how strategic are you when it comes to sourcing transportation capacity? Ask yourself these four questions:

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Looking Back on a Fulfilling Career in the Transportation Industry

T-Blog_MarkBInterviewMark Bogucki, our general manager in Kansas City, recently announced he would retire at the end of 2015. Since joining C.H. Robinson in September 1979, he has seen tremendous change in the transportation industry. I asked Mark to share some of those memories and other insights gleaned throughout his more than 35 years with the company. » Read More