Five Practices Damaging Operational Performance in Today’s Supply Chain

May 16, 2019

Logistics organizations of all sizes are facing lower profits, higher customer expectations, and increased volatility. To enhance their profitability and competitive advantage, they are seeking new and innovative ways to trim costs, be more efficient, and boost customer satisfaction. Five common practices may be damaging your organization's operational performance, but there are viable solutions to remain competitive in today's dynamic logistics market:

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TECON SUAPE S.A.

Belonging to the Philippine group ICTSI - International Container Terminal Service Incorporated (www.ictsi.com), TECON SUAPE S/A won a public tender in 2001 for building and operation during a period of 30 years of a container terminal in the Port of Suape, state of Pernambuco, Brazil, and began operations in July 2001.

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TECON SUAPE S.A.

Belonging to the Philippine group ICTSI - International Container Terminal Service Incorporated (www.ictsi.com), TECON SUAPE S/A won a public tender in 2001 for building and operation during a period of 30 years of a container terminal in the Port of Suape, state of Pernambuco, Brazil, and began operations in July 2001.

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