5 Megatrends That Make Supply Chains Growth Engines

November 15, 2019

In the world of business finance, supply chains tend to get the short end of the stick. Many CFOs simply see logistics as a cost center each link in the chain an additional expense. But the world of global trade is changing, and with these changes comes the opportunity to shift focus from lowering supply chain costs to strategically positioning supply networks as the driver for significant business growth.

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Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns or leases 121 freight railroads worldwide (collectively "G&W"​ or the "company"​)* that are organized into 10 operating regions with approximately 7,200 employees and more than 2,800 customers.

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