Logistics Management — March 2017

U.S. Department of State adopts collaborative contracting in logistics

Article published on 28 March in Logistics Management by Peter Moore

Excerpt:

…“There are numerous examples now in federal and state agencies in the United States and Canada as well as several EU countries moving to collaborative contracting such as ‘vested’,” says Dr. Karl Manrodt Ph.D., a professor at Georgia College and co-author of four vested outsourcing books. “This is great news for 3PLs that have been fighting the commoditization of their services and are now being recognized and rewarded for bringing real value for their clients.”

Most changes in contracting take leadership from large pioneering organizations, and these leaders can then create interest in markets for many types of service contracts. On the commercial side there are published cases (see vestedway.com) such as Microsoft, Dell, Proctor & Gamble and others that are adopting collaborative contract methods. …

Here’s the link to the article: http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/u.s._department_of_state_adopts_collaborative_contracting_in_logistics

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