Outsourcing Strategy of Logistical Activities as Adaptive Tool for SMEs
- Firas Rifai
- Abdulrahman Hashem
In reference to the accelerated development in the world of business, several economic concerns have been emerged such as: growing competitive pressure in the SMEs and large companies, increase in customers’ demand for services, emphasis on critical operations, better customer satisfaction, globalization, etc.
To manage every one of these difficulties Logistics prerequisites have continuously expanded, for example, delivery time, Just-in-Time technique, Order cycle, Order fill rate, Order processing, enhancing project management, cost reduction and many others. In this manner, SMEs and large companies consider logistics as a potential key competitive advantage. Also, there is a growing demand for professional logistics and modified logistics solutions. The tailored complex logistics providers offer their packages under special term contract that add special values to the clients. However, some companies still have deficits and needs for proper logistical services, as they had assigned traditional logistics services, such as transport and storage services, to a specialized Logistics service provider. This article tries to give an illustration about contract logistics concept for companies.
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