Measuring and Maximizing Procedures and Efficiency Within a Supply Chain

You are Vice President of Supply Chain Management in a major organization. As the VP of this organization you are addressing your employees on the following two questions:
1. What processes and procedures would you implement to maximize the efficiency and minimize the costs of the transportation portion of your company’s supply chain? Ensure you have in-text citations to support your claims. (At least 300 words)
2. What metrics and benchmarks would you establish to measure success? Ensure you have in-text citations to support your claims. At least 300 words)
The length of your response to this question should be at least 600 words total, 300 each question. Be creative. If you choose to do so, you may respond using an outline type of format. Need at least 3 references.
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