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Supply Chain Brief: Cloud-Based Portals Are Disrupting Logistics Procurement

Published: 10 August 2017

ID: G00333496

Analyst(s): Courtney Rogerson , William McNeill , John Johnson , Bart De Muynck


The rise of cloud-based ocean logistics portals provides supply chain leaders in charge of logistics with a new way to procure ocean shipping. By simply creating an online account, shippers can receive instant quotes just like they do on consumer travel sites.

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What You Need to Know


  • How Does It Work?
  • Ocean Logistics Portals Are Ideal for SMBs and Some Large Enterprises

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