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Tackling CSR in Logistics: Top Methods for 3PL and Carrier Selection, Contracting and Governance

Published: 05 February 2018

ID: G00351479

Analyst(s): Courtney Rogerson


Organizations must pursue a coordinated effort when sourcing and managing their logistics portfolio to reach CSR targets. Supply chain leaders responsible for sourcing and managing logistics carriers and 3PLs should vet capabilities and substantiate CSR expectations in corresponding contracts.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Develop a Methodology and Framework for Logistics CSR Performance and Identify How These Relate to Logistics Sourcing Criteria
  • Make CSR-Related Logistics Targets and the Maintenance of Applicable Certifications a Material Condition of Applicable Agreements
  • Monitor Performance With a Defined Set of Quantitative Metrics and Implement Governance Programs Through Mandatory Audits

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