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Author Prim, Alexandre Luis, author

Title Rafikis make-or-buy dilemma : is it time to outsource outbound logistics services? / Alexandre Luis Prim
Published London : SAGE Publications: SAGE Business Cases Originals, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series SAGE Knowledge. Cases
SAGE Knowledge. Cases
Summary Solomon Souza is a logistics manager at Rafiki charged with improving operational performance as the company looks to expand to a new region. His department is struggling to keep up with the companys growth and Solomon is trying to decide whether Rafiki should maintain its in-house logistics services or if it should outsource those services to improve operational performance. As he assesses Rafikis outbound logistics, Solomon determines that the companys operational problem is also a strategic issue. He must evaluate the internal logistics costs and compare them to those of other logistics providers, while also weighing various qualitative elements, in order to make the best make-or-buy decision for his logistics department and his growing company
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Souza, Solomon
Business logistics -- Technological innovations.
Systems engineering.
Management information systems.
Decision support systems.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781526459640 (ebook)