Innovation barriers in third-party logistics

Richards, Gwynne; O'Driscoll, Cath
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/15/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 19, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the results of a study undertaken by The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport to determine whether users of third-party logistics services still felt that their suppliers were not innovative or proactive enough. 28% of the 1996 respondents rated their supplier as very proactive, compared with 12.8% in 2005. Only 2% of companies in the 1996 survey were judged entirely reactive, compared with 4.3% in 2005. INSET: THE FOUR STAGES OF SUPPLY MANAGEMENT.


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