(PRWEB) August 29, 2008
To write this report, over 800 shippers, 3PLs and carriers were asked their views on how high fuel prices are realigning their transportation and logistics strategies and networks and how are they tackling the challenges of higher fuel bills. 70% of the respondents think that transportation is the key logistics function that may counterbalance volatile oil prices. 66% said that inventory management would be that function. According to 78% optimizing routing and supply chain management with new technologies is key to confront high fuel prices.
The Impact of High Fuel Prices on Logistics' Report 2008 can be downloaded for free from our website at http://events.eyefortransport.com/fuelprices/report.shtml
This Report has been written to coincide with the eyefortransport 'The Impact of High Fuel Prices on Logistics' Summit being held at the Inter Continental Century City Hotel, Los Angeles, California, December 8th and 9th.
Shippers such as Novozymes, Samsung, Solutia, Raytheon Missiles, BD, Aerobox, Pacific Sunwear, Smithfield, Harman, GE, TexStyles, American Woodmark, Fosterfarms, Teradyne, Celestica, Mabe Mexico, Boise Cascade and 3PLs and carriers such as Transplace, Panalpina, Werner Enterprises, Kelron, CH.Robinson, Ryder System, Agility, APL Logistics, Wheels-Clippers, Caterpillar, UTi Worldwide, Hawks Logistics, Ozburn Hessey, Genco, FedEx, among many others will discuss
For further information on this event please go to http://events.eyefortransport.com/fuelprices/