International Logistics and Supply Chain Outsourcing: From Local to Global

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Logistics and supply chain outsourcing is an area of constant growth, and global sourcing is now a competitive requirement. It is a recognized strategy to align the supply chain with company direction and to manage services and costs more effectively. International Logistics Supply Chain Outsourcing is a comprehensive guide to the use of outsourcing logistics and supply chain operations. It includes a review of the market, an assessment of the major providers, a description of the main services available and a consideration of the key drivers for outsourcing. In addition, it provides a detailed framework for selecting a suitable service provider as well as a comprehensive evaluation of change management and subsequent contract management requirements.

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Alan Rushton is a Director of Dialog Consultants Ltd, specializing in distribution, logistics and supply chain management and was formerly the Director of Graduate Programmes at the Centre for Logistics and Transportation at Cranfield School of Management.

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"This is a big book, full of useful information." You will find it fascinating. "If you are a small business looking for a service to provide logistics this book is a great place to start. If you are a large business looking to outsource, in part or all of this area of your business, the book provides advice and outlines the things you need to think about before starting the process." Supply Management "An easy read and well structured." Logistics and Transport Focus

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