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Why an Audit of the Supply Chain Starts with People

In the latest installment of the “High Tech, High Touch” series, FreightWaves writer Brian Straight addresses the importance of a consultative benchmarking process as part of a successful Managed Transportation Services partnership. 

Outsourcing the audit process, and perhaps even management of the entire supply chain, can drive value for businesses and allow them to collect and analyze the data needed to ensure the supply chain runs as efficiently as possible. In fact, according to Supply Chain Quarterly, 85% of businesses outsource at least some part of their supply chain. 

“We have seen an increase in the number of businesses that are looking to outsource their transportation and logistics operations,” commented Ross Spanier, Sr. Vice President, Sales and Solutions, for GlobalTranz. “It is critical for shippers to seek a partner that combines a consultative, solutions-oriented approach and the operational and implementation acumen necessary to turn the plan into reality.” 

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