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Getting from “Me” to “We”: Creating a Shared Distribution Infrastructure

Special Report from Logistics Management

July 18, 2014

As we’ve been reporting in the pages of Logistics Management, collaboration between shippers and retailers is no longer merely an option—it’s become a virtual necessity.

Logistics operations are benefiting from an environment where consumer goods manufacturers share warehouse and truck capacity for product destined for the same DCs.

Collaborative distribution eliminates redundant warehouse space as well as nearly identical surface transportation routes run by partially filled trucks and is yielding significant savings for participants.

Download your complimentary special report, Creating a Shared Infrastructure for Product Distribution, which we hope will open minds to the power of collaborative distribution and lead your logistics operations to a more efficient future.

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