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Better Management of Inbound Logistics Lowers Costs and Improves Supply Chain Performance

Published: 21 May 2015

ID: G00275290

Analyst(s): Greg Aimi


Managing inbound transportation can help reduce total logistics costs and enable broader supply chain improvements. This research helps logistics executives understand how companies can approach the problem, tackle the challenges and implement an inbound logistics execution program.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Understand the Opportunity
  • Assess Which Inbound Freight to Control, and Change the Freight Terms
  • Develop and Execute an Effective Inbound Logistics Program
  • Provide Further Supply Chain Improvements With Additional Initiatives

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