Context influence on freight purchasing
Paper i proceeding, 2011
The purpose of this paper is to identify contextual factors that may influence the freight transport purchasing process and develop a model for positioning transport purchasing process and practices with respect to the context. Based on well established supply chain models, data from six case companies is used to explore the links between contextual factors and how the purchasing of freight transport is performed. Important contextual factors identified in the case companies include cost, service, product characteristics and material flow.
freight transport purchasing process