Finally, your new consolidation program should offer you the best in supply chain management technology, such as end-to-end web based visibility and event management. Access to state-of-the-art technology is really one of the least touted benefits of collaboration and that's unfortunate, because it's one of the most valuable. You'll know what's happening as it happens. Can you say that about the rest of your supply chain?
We'll Be Better For It
At the end of the day, consolidation makes us better logisticians. How can reducing dwell time while delivering the perfect order not be beneficial to all trading partners? Focusing on continuous movement may appear to be at odds with cold "storage" business plans, but many PRWs and 3PLs in the temperature-controlled supply chain are responding to this growing need. Collaboration among frozen food competitors is here to stay: fellow competitors share the same problem...and the same solution.