Learning to let go

Baker, John; Boswell, Clay
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 44, p30
Trade Publication
This article provides information on an array of models for outsourcing logistics. Most majors have already accepted that third-party logistics is preferable to in-house operations, because supply-chain management is not a core competency of the chemicals industry. But there is still debate and widespread uncertainty over whether to go further and outsource management of the supply chain by choosing a lead logistics provider or by employing an independent fourth-party logistics provider.


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