Humanitarian Teamwork from Logistics Giants


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Humanitarian Teamwork from Logistics Giants - Business Week

"We should not compete when it comes to saving lives," Bakker said. "We have a social duty to lend our expertise to help solve what has been too often referred to as a 'logistics nightmare'—that is, the prioritization, transportation, storage, and onward distribution of appropriate goods in the immediate aftermath of humanitarian disasters."

Thus, at the Davos Forum in January, 2005, the Logistics and Transportation Industry Humanitarian Workstream was born—an alliance of some of the world's major logistics and transportation companies, including United Parcel Service, TNT, Agility Logistics, and Deutsche Post World Net, the parent of DHL.