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Global Business Community Management
With more manufacturing being outsourced, and suppliers located farther afield than ever, logistics is much more complex than it used to be. To simplify the

free logistics articles  technologies, while ensuring 24x7 problem-free availability of a global information exchange platform, requires a wide variety of skills and technologies skills and technologies that are likely not part of your business' core competence. A better approach is to use a third-party global managed services team whose core competence and, in fact, its very business is managing business community platforms. An outsourced global managed services team probably already works with many of your business partners. An

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