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Combating the Logistics Perfect Storm


Buddress, Ph.D., C.P.M., Lee
Lee Buddress, Ph.D., C.P.M., Portland State University, 503-725-4769;
Smith, Ph.D., CQA, Michael E.
Michael E. Smith, Ph.D., CQA, Western Carolina University, 828-227-3697;

92nd Annual International Conference Proceedings - 2007 - Las Vegas, NV

Logistical capacity is becoming difficult. Our infrastructure is deteriorating. Logistical costs are skyrocketing, due in part to fuel prices. Outsourcing is increasing the emphasis on managing global supply chains. This session will direct attention to the extent of the logistical situation domestically and globally. Methods to improve logistics performance and reduce logistics risks will be discussed.

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