freight forwarders: Can reservations about consolidation be overcome by an improved ability to balance modal options?

Putzger, Ian
November 2006
Canadian Transportation & Logistics;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 109 Issue 11, p52
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the lack of concern of shippers at the merger of freight forwarders: DHL Global Forwarding with Exel Global Logistics and BAX Global with Schenker International. According to a survey conducted by systems provider Unisys, the global shippers have reservations on the capabilities of the forwarders. Many of them would rather deal with niche forwarders.


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