Tag Archives: Logistics

Social Media’s Impact on the Supply Chain industry is deeper than you might think.  Many organizations are using the information gathered from social media to predict trends, ensure timely delivery of goods and source where a product is made.

DB Schenker supports industry and trade in the global exchange of goods: in land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management.1 Globally they employ over 66,000 employees at over 2000 locations.  Their Canadian operations account for over 1600 employees at over 40 locations.  Roughly 3 years ago, DB Schenker started to utilize social media as part of their marketing strategy.  

C.H. Robinson TMC SaaS Solution Provider: Bridging the Social Media and Supply Chain Management Collaboration

chrgomes   October 30, 2014

Organization Name: C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. Industry: Transportation/Logistics Web References: www.chrobinson.com/www.mytmc.com Description of how social media is used for business performance: C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. is a one of the more prominent Fortune 500 companies in the world and a global service provider of multi-modal logistics and 3PL (Third-Party Logistics) and 4PL (Fourth-Party Logistics) services, fresh produce sourcing, and information technology services to 35,000 customers through… Read more »

Con-way uses Twitter for matching carriers to freight

c7gordon   July 10, 2011

Organisation Name:  Con-way Inc. Industry: Freight transportation and Logistics  Name of contact if available: Web references:  http://www.con-way.com/en/about_con_way/newsroom/press_releases/Jun_2010/2010_jun_8/, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zL7h7kTU1M, http://www.con-way.com/en/, http://blogs.gartner.com/matthew-davis/2010/10/04/social-media-to-improve-supply-chain/ Description of how social media is used for business performance: Con-way is an industry leader in freight transportation and logistics in North America and worldwide through their Menlo Logistics organization.  An innovative player in the Supply Chain industry, they have begun to… Read more »