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Why outsourced logistics should be logistics-led

Allowing logistics professionals to lead the procurement of outsourced logistics services is the best way to create supply chain value through collaboration, according to a whitepaper from the University of Tennessee. The university’s Haslam College of Business Supply Chain Management Faculty published the paper in October, under the title ‘End-to-End Supply Chain Collaboration Best Practices: …

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How connectivity is revolutionising supply chains

Modern technology is allowing more and more of us to stay connected around the clock, and while that may mean some of us find it difficult to ‘switch off’, it’s revolutionising supply chains and end-to-end visibility in logistics operations. A recent report from Frost & Sullivan looked at connectivity technologies like blockchains and the Internet …

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4PLs are ‘in ideal position’ to promote collaboration

4PLs have been singled out by researchers as being in the “ideal position” to promote collaboration across massive logistics networks in ways that would not be possible for individual companies within those networks. The study in Transportation Research Procedia looks at how just one 4PL can manage multiple networks – in this example, four European …

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