Using Technology to Simplify Premium Transportation Purchases

Author(s):

M. Theodore Farris II, Ph.D., C.T.L.
M. Theodore Farris II, Ph.D., C.T.L., University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76302, (940) 565-4368, farris@unt.edu
Brent Hudspeth
Brent Hudspeth, NextJet Inc, Dallas, TX 75201, (214) 292-3101, brent.hudspeth@nextjet.com

87th Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2002 - San Francisco, CA
Abstract

A key principle furthering professional purchasing is the use of information to reduce uncertainty and thus reduce total cost. Emergency shipments traditionally require an excessive amount of special effort and handling to determine the best route, maintain current tracking, and provide follow-up to multiple parties.

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