Two decades of survey research has shown that transit-time differences among ocean carriers are often secondary considerations in carrier selection. However, this study found that shippers can pay substantial premiums for superior ocean transit-time service, and cut logistics costs even when substantial variability occurs in landside segments of supply chains.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||Journal of Business Logistics|
|State||Published - Sep 1 2009|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)
- Management Science and Operations Research