Cathy Morrow Roberson

Cathy Morrow Roberson

Involved in both the ecommerce and the supply chain markets for several years, Cathy Morrow Roberson follows both with great interest and enjoys connecting with others and to share new ideas. Founder and Head Analyst of Logistics Trends & Insights LLC, Cathy provides unique research and content solutions for the supply chain market and frequently writes for leading logistics publications and blogs. Cathy can be reached at, Twitter: @cmroberson06 and @LogisticsTI, website:

Return to Sender

Jan 5, 2015
This is the final post in the “Retailers, Supply Chains and the Holiday Season” blog post series and it addresses one of the most difficult parts of the supply chain that retailers have to deal with each holiday season – returns.

A Successful Retailer Without an Online Presence?

Nov 5, 2014
In today’s retail world where e-retailing and omnichannel seem to be the main drivers for revenue, how can a company such as Primark financially benefit from simply brick & mortar?

Another Acquisition in the US Transportation Market

Aug 13, 2014
Just days after the publication of Ti brief, North America logistics and transportation mergers & acquisitions heats up, yet another acquisition has been made. The latest acquirer, Roadrunner Transportation Systems, is not shy when it comes to...

Supply Chain Plays Major Role in the US Dollar Discount Retail Sector

Aug 5, 2014
With the discount dollar sector growing, and consolidation taking place between the big players a successful supply chain is critical to keep the shelves stocked and prices low.

Same-Day Delivery? The Real Race is in Both Fulfilment and Delivery

Jun 16, 2014
Several articles are reporting of the potential shut-down of Ebay Now, Ebay’s one-hour courier service. While Ebay denies such a possibility, one wonders how viable a $5.00/one hour service really is.

A Challenging Freight Forwarding Market Results in Rate Quote Solution From Freightos

May 30, 2014
Freight forwarding, hard hit by economic, modal and lane shifts, seems to be making a recovery.

Procter & Gamble – Getting Closer to the Customer

May 21, 2014
Procter & Gamble (P&G) reported a 5% increase in profit for its fiscal third quarter (period ending March 2014).

Bad Weather Nips UPS’ Quarterly Operating Profit

Apr 25, 2014
Inclement weather was the culprit for UPS reporting a $106m decline in operating profit for first quarter 2014.

Latin America – A Region of Great Promise Despite Itself

Apr 24, 2014
Nearsourcing and a growing middle class are presenting great opportunities for Latin America.

Inditex’s Zara Faces Rising Competition

Apr 22, 2014
Zara’s and its parent company, Inditex, are perhaps the text book for how to do retail supply chain right.