Ten Southeast Asian countries launched a long-term plan to achieve regional economic integration within the next 10 years to better compete with China, Japan and South Korea. However, transportation infrastructure must be rapidly improved for this to happen.
In the new white paper "The Race for Supply Chain Management Excellence," Howard W. Coleman of the management consulting firm MCA Associate explores this question with a focus on wholesale distribution.
In this webcast we'll explore how successful companies use strategies such as cross-client load consolidation, zone skipping, pooling, etc. to minimize freight cost. You’ll hear how transportation optimization is used to generate cost savings and where the ROI comes from.
Rollercoaster demand levels and uneven freight volumes in 2013 created havoc in one of the more complicated years on record. In 2014, shippers will need to manage with all the savvy and experience that they can muster to get the capacity they need at a rate that’s fair.