Varieties of collaboration


Profitable co-operation between business rivals can come in many guises, writes Andrew Cave

How do fiercely competitive companies with proprietary information and systems go about forging the understanding and collaboration that is needed in a modern supply chain?

This is most difficult when competitors are teaming up to supply each other in certain markets in the “co-opertition” business model that Professor Richard Wilding, of the Cranfield Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management talks about.


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