"Freight bidding can be a time-consuming endeavor that is disruptive to the supply chain," says Chris Ferrell, principal with supply chain consulting firm Tompkins Associates, "but bidding is necessary to ensure that you are receiving competitive rates and quality service." Based on a recent survey conducted by the Supply Chain Consortium, there are at least a dozen best practices for supply chain executives involved in freight bidding. Click on the link to read them.
Source: Industry Week, http://industryweek.com
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