Mitigating Expedited Costs in Logistics

Published On:
February 10, 2020
Authored By:
Marisa Brown
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Unexpected spikes in demand may require an organization to expedite orders to meet customer needs. While the causes of expedited orders are sometimes beyond an organization’s control—for example, when a supplier’s truck breaks down—there are meaningful interventions that any organization can make in order to minimize costs related to expediting orders.

In this article, APQC's Marisa Brown breaks down what organizations spend on expediting orders and focuses on strategies that can help keep expedited logistics costs under control.