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How to Build Working Relationships

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Aside from addressing issues that practitioners are keenly interested in (talent management, collaboration, and carrier pricing), our top three Connect blog posts this year by readership underline that supply chain management is a relationship business. Read More…

Guest Post: The Rewards of Collaborative Supply Chains, Part 2

Guest Post: The Rewards of Collaborative Supply Chains, Part 2

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Last week we looked at the three features of collaborative relationships between supply chain partners that, in our experience, are essential to the success of these cross-company groups.

To recap, Miami, FL, based Independent Purchasing Cooperative (IPC), a purchasing cooperative owned by franchisees of the Subway food outlet chain, and Berry Plastics, a packaging company headquartered in Evansville, IN, have developed a successful partnering arrangement in the logistics space. Read More…