How Third party logistics providers create effectiveness and efficiency by coordinating customers´activities an strategies
Logistics providers are developing competitive advantage by coordinating different customers logistics solutions. We are presenting some of the basic factors taken into consideration for a TPL firm when coordinating its customers. The possibilities to coordinate are dependent not only on activities of different customers, suppliers and customers´customers but also the attitudes and behavior reflected from their strategies. The dimensions of main importance for coordination are used as a base for finding suitable customer profiles. Finally we are discussing how the logistics providers effectively cope with the dynamic interaction and the network fit between customers.
|Date of creation:||20 May 2000|
|Date of revision:||30 Nov 2001|
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