Executive Briefings

Transportation & Distribution-Does It Get Any More Important?

With high fuel costs impacting literally every part of the supply chain, what companies need to reconsider their transportation/distribution programs? "Only those businesses that want to stay in business," says Brad Wyland, Aberdeen Group senior research analyst.  For instance, many companies have treated aspects of their transportation as value-adds for customers; can they afford to continue that? Wyland addresses that, and says no part of an enterprise's transportation/distribution program can be off-limits for reassessment today.  [Run Time (Min): 10:55]


With high fuel costs impacting literally every part of the supply chain, what companies need to reconsider their transportation/distribution programs? "Only those businesses that want to stay in business," says Brad Wyland, Aberdeen Group senior research analyst.  For instance, many companies have treated aspects of their transportation as value-adds for customers; can they afford to continue that? Wyland addresses that, and says no part of an enterprise's transportation/distribution program can be off-limits for reassessment today.  [Run Time (Min): 10:55]