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TOP SUPPLY CHAIN PRIORITIES & CONCERNS FOR 2017


CSX Transportation (CSXT) conducted a comprehensive survey of the factors and trends impacting transportation networks and supply chains going into 2017. A pool of over 150 supply chain professionals were asked about their transportation plans, challenges and opportunities for growth for the coming year.

Companies are in a perplexing position as they consider their supply chains in 2017. Reducing costs is a major focus. Companies are also looking to improve service and streamline processes. This will prove challenging since the majority of companies are looking to expand their transportation footprints, all while striving to deliver goods in a more environmentally responsible manner. Improving service is certainly important for growth, but these priorities compete with cost-cutting efforts.

Since transportation is the largest driver of supply chain expenses, freight decision makers will be looking for ways to lower costs while still delivering on other goals.

How do the concerns and priorities of freight decision makers differ from overall supply chain priorities?

Download the complete survey to learn what supply chain leaders think about the state of the economy, the trends and factors impacting the industry and supply chain’s evolving role in driving growth in an ever-evolving marketplace.

 

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