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Unformatted text preview: • Getting the products to the customer as fast as possible • In your opinion, is this “good” for the long-term competitive position of the logistics providers? Why? • JIT reduces the costs of acquiring inventory to insignificant levels by – Drastically reducing setup time – Using long-term contracts for outside purchases • Carrying costs are reduced to insignificant levels by reducing inventories to insignificant levels....
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- Spring '10
- Supply Chain Management, Supply chain management terms, Logistics service providers