Logistics In The Process Industries: By The Numbers

July 13, 2007
Over 60% of best-in-class manufacturers have implemented a transportation management system.

82% Percent of process manufacturers whose logistics costs have risen since 2005

75% Percent of process companies that have either restructured or plan to restructure their supply chains this year

60% Percent of best-in-class process manufacturers that have implemented a transportation management system

8% Typical increase in logistics costs for a process manufacturer over the past two years

Source: Aberdeen Group

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During his career Dave Blanchard has led the editorial management of many of Endeavor Business Media's best-known brands, including IndustryWeekEHS Today, Material Handling & LogisticsLogistics Today, Supply Chain Technology News, and Business Finance. He also serves as senior content director of the annual Safety Leadership Conference. With over 30 years of B2B media experience, Dave literally wrote the book on supply chain management, Supply Chain Management Best Practices (John Wiley & Sons, 2010), which has been translated into several languages and is currently in its second edition. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at major trade shows and conferences, and has won numerous awards for writing and editing. He is a voting member of the jury of the Logistics Hall of Fame, and is a graduate of Northern Illinois University.

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