TITLE

Missing link in supply chain

AUTHOR(S)
Bonney, Joseph
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);02/10/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines shortcomings in business logistics. Example of an integrated supply chain; Problems caused by an increased volume of shipments at the Savannah container terminal; Lessons from the West Coast port strike.
ACCESSION #
9069612

 

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