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Logistics Outsourcing Survey and Analysis: A Deeper Look at Strategic Outsourcing Imperatives for 2020

Published: 25 September 2019

ID: G00447961

Analyst(s): David Gonzalez , Courtney Rogerson

Summary

Outsourcing strategies are dynamic by service type, but logistics outsourcing has become main stream and largely seen as beneficial by those who choose to outsource. This Gartner research will inform supply chain leaders responsible for logistics about outsourcing imperatives for 2020 and beyond.

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Analysis

  • Incorporate Cascading Priorities and Increase Iterative Frequency of Strategic Planning and Development
  • Assess Available Logistics Outsourcing Services by Researching the Competitive Market; Apply It When Developing Logistics Strategies
  • Evaluate Common Benefits and Challenges of Logistics Outsourcing Against Mission-Critical Priorities

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