Supply Chain Coordination and IT: The Role of Third Party Logistics Providers
Logistics Service Providers have become important players in supply chain management as increasing numbers of firms are outsourcing their logistics activities. In a highly competitive context characterized by “time compression”, IT alignment between supplier and logistics service provider has a direct positive impact on, strategic and operational performance. The success of logistics outsourcing relationship is entrenched in the third party’s technological ability to improve the supply chain reactivity.
KeywordsSupply Chain Supply Chain Partner Supply Chain Coordination Competitive Priority Buyer Firm
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