Chapter 14 by Emilio Berdegue (Criteria for selecting a provider…
Chapter 14 by Emilio Berdegue
Criteria for selecting a provider
Reputation with costumers
Experience in the business
Equipments and technology
Cost, operations, quality, growth, information
The way and quantity in which the contributor is paid
The contractor has special knowledge about the way the company wants its things done.
The ability to make the contractor work as is he worked within the company.
Most Common Services
Transportation for exportation
Transportation for importation
3 PL Logistics
Persons or companies that are in the middle of the process, they offer services to help in the logistics.
Companies that offer logistics services are called 3PL
Companies that offer logistics services to other logistic companies are called 4PL
Types of intermediates
They consider the origin, destination, characteristics, special handling and the best routes in cost.
Non-profit associations that compete with bigger companies
They actas if they are transportists but they don´t control or own
Counselor for the exporter
Lawyers and accountants engaged in int trade