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Author Shi, Yangyan, author

Title Third-party purchase : an empirical case study of third-party providers in China using structural equation modeling / Yangyan Shi, Chunxiao Xie
Published London : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2019
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series SAGE Research Methods. Cases
SAGE Research Methods. Cases
Summary The growth of third-party logistics in the past three decades coincides with the unprecedented globalization of supply chains. When firms conduct international business, they often collaborate with third-party logistics providers in foreign markets to reduce the risks of investing in logistics assets. We found that as an emerging value-added service, third-party purchasing has been offered by third-party logistics providers more frequently than before. In this case study, based on the interests in third-party purchasing, we provide an insight into the research method we used to explore the relationship between asset specificity, uncertainty, frequency, transaction size, and third-party purchasing services provided by third-party purchasing providers as the value-added service, and how this service affects their providers and users
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Business consultants -- Case studies
Business logistics -- Case studies
Globalization -- Case studies
Joint ventures -- Case studies
Business consultants.
Business logistics.
Globalization.
Joint ventures.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Xie, Chunxiao, author
ISBN 1526495007
9781526495006