International Journal of Purchasing and Materials Management

Logistics Issues in International Sourcing: An Exploratory Study Members Only Content

Logistics problems have been identified as the biggest obstacle facing U.S. businesses in international sourcing. However, neither the purchasing nor the logistics literature contains much information on logistical considerations in global sourcing. This article presents the results of an exploratory study designed to learn about selected logistics issues in global sourcing. The article also identifies a number of opportunities for further research in the field.

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