Logistics and supply chain outsourcing is an area of constant growth, and global sourcing is now a competitive requirement. It is a recognized strategy to align the supply chain with company direction and to manage services and costs more effectively. International Logistics Supply Chain Outsourcing is a comprehensive guide to the use of outsourcing logistics and supply chain operations. It includes a review of the market, an assessment of the major providers, a description of the main services available and a consideration of the key drivers for outsourcing. In addition, a detailed framework for the selection of a suitable service provider is examined, together with a comprehensive evaluation of change management and subsequent contract management requirements. Designed to be used as a quick reference guide as well as a definitive text that supplies comprehensive explanations, International Logistics Supply Chain Outsourcing provides a single source for the description and application of all aspects of logistics and supply chain outsourcing.