Logistics services providers and their intermediaries are helping a value to Internet supply chains in a way that is not always immediately obvious. So it is not surprising that there are how best to extract confusion among scholars and practitioners on the value of such services and suppliers. Reported the results of a study on the role and value of logistics services and their providers. Shows that Internet service providers to establish relationships with logistics providers to ext … Read more »

Logistics services providers and their intermediaries are helping a value to Internet supply chains in a way that is not always immediately obvious. So it is not surprising that there are how best to extract confusion among scholars and practitioners on the value of such services and suppliers. Reported the results of a study on the role and value of logistics services and their providers. Shows that Internet service providers to establish relationships with logistics service providers to value extracted from the providers ‘network of logistical resources and better fill their customers’ orders. ISPs establish these relationships to the costs they cause when they for the implementation of logistics services have attempted to reduce internally. looking even those providers to access strong networks that bundle many complementary logistics services among Internet providers, their customers and their suppliers.
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Elliot Rabinovich,
Michael A. Knemeyer
Source: California Management Review
26 pages.
Release Date: 1 August 2006. Prod #: CMR346-PDF-ENG
Logistics Service Providers in Internet Supply Chains HBR case solution

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