TITLE

Producers look to ease costs

AUTHOR(S)
Baker, John; Richardson, John
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;5/8/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 18, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the pros and cons of outsourcing the chemical supply chain management by choosing a lead logistics provider (LLP) or by employing an independent fourth-party logistics provider (4PL) discussed at the Logichem 2006 chemical logistics and supply chain conference held in Düsseldorf, Germany. LLP has its own transport, shipping and warehouse assets. There are 13% of companies that use the approach in western Europe. It cites the advantages of inviting potential LLP or 4PL during the outsourcing logistics management.
ACCESSION #
20864479

 

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