IDC's Worldwide Supply Chain Strategies: Transportation, Logistics, and Global Trade Management advisory service arms manufacturing, retail, and pharmaceutical companies with the specific knowledge necessary to globally deploy extended supply chain transportation and global trade capabilities and better manage supporting business processes. These business process investments drive interest in research that helps businesses, and their partners make more insightful and informed decisions on the deployment of global supply chain transportation and global trade strategies and supporting technology applications. Forward-looking research, combined with fact-based analysis of successful global supply chain transportation strategies, provides clients with practical ways to better manage supply chain trade-offs, support changing business models, improve service performance, and better understand customer and consumer relationships while minimizing cost.
This advisory service provides coverage of transportation, logistics, and global trade management technology and services. This includes transportation management, route management, global trade management, and driver compliance management software applications, along with 3PL, 4PL, FTL, and LTL services. This program is also responsible for coverage of the commercial transportation industry segment.