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Reverse Logistics

What Makes an Effective OS&D Strategy?


One of the most popular downloads from the C.H. Robinson website in 2015 was the Do “Favored Shippers” Really Receive Better Pricing and Service? white paper that was based on research conducted by Iowa State University in conjunction with C.H. Robinson. In the white paper, the researchers measured which characteristics make an impact on transportation costs for “favored shippers.” The results identified the three most important characteristics as dwell time/asset utilization, contract terms and liability, and the driver experience. » Read More

The Secrets to a Solid Reverse Logistics Strategy

The Secrets to a Solid Reverse Logistics Strategy

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The holiday season is a time for traditions. Baking cookies, spending time with family, and exchanging gifts are all pretty common this time of year. Another tradition is inevitably returning some of those gifts. No matter what you return this time of year (a sweater that’s too small, your child’s duplicate toy, or a truly ugly vase) you’re probably expecting long lines, frustrated retail workers, and an overall feeling of inconvenience. But what happens to those and other “unwanted” items? Reverse logistics may come into play. » Read More