Integrated Transportation Management

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By Jason Cook, Pierre Mawet, Jennifer Seeley (Accenture, 2011)

"Accenture surveyed more than 1,500 supply chain executives on the key capabilities they needed to master their supply chain..." (p. 4)

"by taking an integrated approach to their transportation management, shippers can sweeten the odds of success. The three-step process we’ve outlined above—assessing transportation spend and scoring quick wins, establishing an enterprise-wide transportation management program, and integrating and automating transportation systems—can help." (p.14)

[For each of the three steps, the report includes nice summary tables ("figures") on opportunities and benefits for key areas of a shipper's operations.]