TITLE

Cost vs. Price

AUTHOR(S)
Saccomano, Ann
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);9/22/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 38, pL-4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides advice on cutting the supply chain costs of several industries in the U.S. Comparison between the reliance of companies on compliance and price in measuring supply-chain costs; Implications of the lack of performance metrics; Prediction of UPS Consulting president Gene Long concerning performance metrics. INSET: Win the war, not every battle.
ACCESSION #
10889466

 

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