chapter  10
32 Pages

- Decision Making in Logistics Outsourcing from the Standpoint of Hiring Companies

WithRenata Albergaria de Mello Bandeira, Luiz Carlos Brasil de Brito Mello, and Antonio Carlos Gastaud Maçada

Renata Albergaria de Mello Bandeira, Luiz Carlos Brasil de Brito Mello, and Antonio Carlos Gastaud Maçada

Logistics outsourcing has become a necessity for most organizations due to the …erce competition among companies and can be an important enabler for supply chain success (Schoenherr 2010). Leading organizations outsource many of their logistics processes in an effort to make their supply chains more agile, cost ef…cient, and competitive (Gunasekaran and Irani 2010). Others

CONTENTS

10.1 Introduction ..............................................................................................225 10.2 Logistics Outsourcing .............................................................................227 10.3 Logistics Outsourcing Decision .............................................................227 10.4 Research Method .....................................................................................233 10.5 Assessment of the Multiple Cases Study ..............................................236