When first engaging in a partnership, shippers and their logistics providers have certain objectives in mind. Whether it’s to reduce transportation costs, centralize their transportation management, or deliver better service to customers, both parties identify a desired outcome and work collaboratively to deliver on those promises. Unfortunately, over time, daily activities often fail to directly […] The post Achieving Transportation Excellence by Focusing on Daily Improvement appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.
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