Trucking on down to savings
Seven-step methodology yields results in transportation sourcing project
By Homero H. Contreras
Increasingly, 21st century business has become a matter of supply chain vs. supply chain as opposed to company vs. company. And for many, trucking goods and products, first from factories and plants to distribution centers and then from distribution centers to markets or customers, is a major component of logistics operations. Many organizations outsource such operations because of the potential savings and benefits. In some countries, including Mexico, outsourcing has additional benefits because its costs can be deducted from revenues for tax purposes.
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