Using SaaS TMS to bring Logistics Operations Back In-House

Over the past several decades, the trend has been to outsource “non-essential” business functions.  Examples of outsourced functions include logistics and information technology, but many more functions have been outsourced.  Outsourcing is a now a tricky and debatable subject with some of the world’s most successful companies looking to insource.  A lot of today’s most profitable companies are bucking the outsourcing trend and are finding ways to own more operations that contribute to the full product life cycle.  Amazon is an example of a company doing more and more insourcing. It appears that Amazon believes that all aspects of business that touch the customer are critically essential.   Amazon looks at all of their outsourced operations and searches for ways to bring them in…

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