C.H. Robinson announces today its TMC
division was named by Gartner as a Challenger in the 2019 Magic
Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems *. TMC’s positioning is
based on its completeness of vision and ability to execute.
A complimentary copy of the report is available
According to the Gartner research, “the challenges in transportation
around scarce capacity, higher costs and more demanding customers are
increasing the need for technology.”
transportation management system (TMS), Navisphere, connects
shippers to their suppliers, carriers and customers through a single
instance technology platform that serves all modes and regions.
Additionally, TMC’s Managed TMS offering combines Navisphere technology
with managed services delivered by teams of experienced logistics
experts around the world. Shippers gain real-time
visibility and predictive analytics to find actionable insights,
proactively mitigate disruptions, and improve service to their customers.
“We consider our positioning in the Challengers quadrant by Gartner as a
confirmation of our focus on providing best-in-class global TMS
technology paired with our supply chain experts who act as an extension
of customers’ teams,” said Jordan Kass, president of Managed Services,
which includes leadership over TMC and Freightview. Freightview
is a TMS focused on small to mid-sized shippers.
“Our experience working with some of the largest, most sophisticated
shippers in the world enables us to continue to innovate and invest in
the platform, while pursuing our mission to connect, automate, and
optimize the world’s supply chains. We’re able to leverage our
experience and scale to deliver an information advantage to customers
that results in better outcomes,” said Kass. “Additionally, we maximize
value to customers through our talented team who translate complex needs
into solutions that save money and improve performance.”
As a division of C.H.
Robinson, TMC leverages the scale of the third-party logistics
provider’s network of vetted global transportation providers. With more
than 73,000 carriers onboarded globally within its TMS, across all
modes, TMC provides one of the largest carrier networks of any TMS
* Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Transportation Management Systems, Bart
De Muynck, Brock Johns, Oscar Sanchez Duran, 27 March 2019
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About C.H. Robinson
At C.H. Robinson, we believe in accelerating global trade to seamlessly
deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. Using the
strengths of our knowledgeable people, proven processes, and global
technology, we help our customers work smarter, not harder. As one of
the world’s largest third-party logistics providers (3PL), we provide a
broad portfolio of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and
managed services for more than 124,000 customers and 76,000 active
contract carriers through our integrated network of offices and more
than 15,000 employees. In addition, the company, our Foundation and our
employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of
organizations. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson
(CHRW) has been publicly traded since 1997. For more information, visit www.chrobinson.com.
About TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson
Global supply chains are growing increasingly complex. Businesses need
the latest technology and industry expertise to advance and stay ahead
of the competition. At TMC, a division of C.H. Robinson, we understand
what makes supply chains faster, stronger, and more efficient. As a
leader in global logistics management, we combine industry expertise
with our global technology platform, Navisphere®, to support the world’s
most complex supply chains. Our logistics experts are located in five
Control Tower® locations around the world: Amsterdam, Chicago, São
Paulo, Shanghai, and Wrocław. This Control Tower® network, supported by
our technology platform, connects our customers to their suppliers and
supply chain partners. Our customers leverage these capabilities to
manage their logistics in over 170 countries across all modes of
transportation. For more information, visit www.mytmc.com.