Partnerships Are Key To Success

October 2000
Logistics & Transport Focus;Oct2000, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p7
Trade Publication
The article presents the highlights of the Triangle Management Services fourth annual World Logistics Conference held in London, England. Discussions at the conference were focused on the importance of partnerships in the success of businesses under the global economy. Issues that were considered include decision making on core competency, the importance of information, the need for outsourcing agreements that are based on trust and shared vision.


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