Combating the Logistics Perfect Storm

Author(s):

Buddress, Ph.D., C.P.M., Lee
Lee Buddress, Ph.D., C.P.M., Portland State University, 503-725-4769; leeb@sba.pdx.edu
Smith, Ph.D., CQA, Michael E.
Michael E. Smith, Ph.D., CQA, Western Carolina University, 828-227-3697; mesmith@wcu.edu

92nd Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2007 - Las Vegas, NV
Abstract

Logistical capacity is becoming difficult. Our infrastructure is deteriorating. Logistical costs are skyrocketing, due in part to fuel prices. Outsourcing is increasing the emphasis on managing global supply chains. This session will direct attention to the extent of the logistical situation domestically and globally. Methods to improve logistics performance and reduce logistics risks will be discussed.

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