Each day, transportation procurement becomes a more complex process to manage, and yet shippers and logistics companies have a bevy of emerging tools to handle this vital task.
, in partnership with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), surveyed roughly 230 transportation buyers on procurement practices, processes, technologies and results.
Key issues addressed in this study include:
- Transportation spend and carrier management trends
- The level of procurement automation among shippers and 3PLs
- Whether funding for procurement systems is available
- The extent to which shippers have integrated international and domestic procurement