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Ten Ways to Avert Procurement Myopia

Strategic truckload procurement

As we have argued a number times in past posts (see Avoiding the Two-Year Carrier Pitfall, by Kevin McCarthy, September 2nd, 2010, for example), taking a strategic approach to truckload procurement reaps competitive dividends for both shippers and service providers. We make no apologies for emphasizing the arguments again, particularly at a time when market capacity is tightening and it becomes increasingly difficult to resist the temptation to slip into knee-jerk buying practices.  Read More…