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.Logistics is the management of the flow of goods, information and other resources, including energy and people, between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet the requirements of consumers (frequently, and originally, military organizations).^ Logistics is the management of goods, information and resources as they move from one place to the other, from a beginning to an end point where the transported goods will be consumed and used.
  • Logistics Companies: Logistics and Transportation | Business.com 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.business.com [Source type: General]

^ Share information with other logistics management services .
  • Logistics Companies: Logistics and Transportation | Business.com 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.business.com [Source type: General]

^ YELLOWSTONE Logistics creates value add distribution strategies and solutions that improve service, lower transportation and administrate costs and provide robust information management so you can focus your resources..

.Logistics involves the integration of information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material-handling, and packaging, and occasionally security.^ Monitors inventory management and material handling .
  • MID-SHIP LOGISTICS 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.midship.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Global logistics solutions are provided by professional logisticians whose main functions include purchasing, transportation, warehousing, consultation and organization of efficient distribution activities.

^ It has been dealing with corporate, multinational automobile industry and has been pioneer in transportation, warehousing and logistics support to the sector .
  • -::OM Logistics::- 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC omlogistics.co.in [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Logistics is a channel of the supply chain which adds the value of time and place utility.^ Logistics & Supply Chain Management: creating value...
  • Amazon.com: logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ BNSF Logistics offers sustainable supply chain solutions that range from single shipment execution to complete network design and operations.

^ At Palmer Logistics, we realize that although the warehouse may be a cost within the supply chain, it is also a fundamental link in the revenue chain.
  • Third party warehousing Houston/Charleston 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC palmerlogistics.com [Source type: General]

.Today the complexity of production logistics can be modeled, analyzed, visualized and optimized by plant simulation software.^ Centralized operation control allows A & O Logistics to optimize the complex task of handling all aspects of the process.
  • A & O Logistics Georgia 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC aologistics.com [Source type: General]

^ Innovative Logistics Group has grown into one of the most reliable networks for shipment and handling of materials and products in the field of logistics today.
  • Innovative Logistics Group 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC ilgi.com [Source type: Reference]

^ One-Stop Transportation and Logistics Source for your growing business     Today's transportation industry can be very complex and confusing.
  • Welcome to the Frontpage 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC aandatransport.com [Source type: News]

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Origins and definition

.The term "logistics" originates from the ancient Greek "λόγος" ("logos"—"ratio, word, calculation, reason, speech, oration").^ Cite This Source Word Origin & History logistic "pertaining to logic," 1628, from M.L. logisticus, from Gk.
  • Logistics Definition | Definition of Logistics at Dictionary.com 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC dictionary.reference.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Logistics is considered to have originated in the military's need to supply themselves with arms, ammunition and rations as they moved from their base to a forward position.^ Logistics as a concept is considered to evolve from the military's need to supply themselves as they moved from their base to a forward position.

^ In military science, maintaining one's supply lines while disrupting those of the enemy is a crucial—some would say the most crucial—element of military strategy, since an armed force without food, fuel and ammunition is defenseless.

^ WFP Logistics uses a challenging and complex supply-chain process from procurement to distribution to ensure that aid reaches those who need it most, on time.
  • WFP Logistics - Home 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC wfplogistics.org [Source type: News]

.In ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine empires, there were military officers with the title ‘Logistikas’ who were responsible for financial and supply distribution matters.^ In ancient Greek, Roman and Byzantine empires, there were military officers with the title ‘Logistikas’ who were responsible for financial and supply distribution matters.

^ WFP Logistics uses a challenging and complex supply-chain process from procurement to distribution to ensure that aid reaches those who need it most, on time.
  • WFP Logistics - Home 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC wfplogistics.org [Source type: News]

^ I Software Supply Chain Management A premier distribution and logistics provider for companies who value quality, efficiency and on time arrivals of their products.
  • Logistics Companies: Logistics and Transportation | Business.com 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.business.com [Source type: General]

The Oxford English dictionary defines logistics as: “The branch of military science having to do with procuring, maintaining and transporting material, personnel and facilities.” Another dictionary definition is: "The time-related positioning of resources." As such, logistics is commonly seen as a branch of engineering which creates "people systems" rather than"machine systems."

Military logistics

.ILS Integrated Logistics Support is a discipline used in military industries to ensure an easy supportable system with a robust customer service (logistic) concept at the lowest cost and in line with (often high) reliability, availability, maintainability and other requirements as defined for the project.^ Logistics customer support .

^ TQ Logistics Inc., a Dedicated Contract Carrier, sets out to service our customer's delivery needs with two DRIVING principles: Provide Quality service on time; and provide such service in the most cost effective way on behalf of our customer.
  • Home - TQ Logistics, Inc. 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.tqlogistics.com [Source type: General]

^ That's what sets us apart from other 3rd party logistical companies, who's primary means of securing capacity is by using a multitude of Internet freight boards.

.In military logistics, logistics officers manage how and when to move resources to the places they are needed.^ In military logistics, experts manage how and when to move resources to the places they are needed.

^ Traders who wish to find more information on logistics management, how to look for reliable logistics companies and more information on creating an efficient transportation and distribution process for their goods can find all they need at citygloballogistics.com.

^ "Managing logistics requires experience and knowledge of organizing, purchasing, transportation, warehousing and planning so that the coordination of resources can be optimized and that projects can succeed."

.In military science, maintaining one's supply lines while disrupting those of the enemy is a crucial—some would say the most crucial—element of military strategy, since an armed force without resources and transportation is defenseless.^ In military science, maintaining one's supply lines while disrupting those of the enemy is a crucial—some would say the most crucial—element of military strategy, since an armed force without food, fuel and ammunition is defenseless.

^ WFP Logistics uses a challenging and complex supply-chain process from procurement to distribution to ensure that aid reaches those who need it most, on time.
  • WFP Logistics - Home 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC wfplogistics.org [Source type: News]

^ The Oxford English dictionary defines logistics as: “The branch of military science having to do with procuring, maintaining and transporting material, personnel and facilities.” .

.The defeat of the British in the American War of Independence, and the defeat of the Axis in the African theatre of World War II, have been largely attributed to logistical failure.^ The defeat of the British in the American War of Independence, and the defeat of Rommel in World War II, have been largely attributed to logistical failure.

^ In the decade or so before World War I the navy’s concern with the economic foundations of its expansion began to broaden the conception of logistics to encompass industrial mobilization and the war economy.
  • logistics (military) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In World War II, for instance, only about three in 10 U.S. soldiers served in a combat role.
  • logistics (military) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.March 2008" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] The historical leaders Hannibal Barca, Alexander the Great, and the Duke of Wellington are considered to have been logistical geniuses.^ The historical leaders Hannibal Barca and Alexander the Great are considered to have been logistical geniuses.

^ Source: Logistics can be considered as a tool for getting the products and services where they are needed and when they are desired.

Another field within logistics is called Medical logistics.

Logistics management

.Logistics management is that part of the supply chain which plans, implements and controls the efficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customer & legal requirements.^ Swan Logistics manages the supply chain process worldwide.
  • Swan Logistics Ltd. 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC swanlogistics.com [Source type: General]

^ Solutions for supply chain management.

^ Customs compliance and supply chain optimization.
  • ACM Logistics & Consulting | Your Customs Broker and Import Export Consultant in Houston 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.acmlogistics.com [Source type: General]

.A professional working in the field of logistics management is called a logistician.^ Global logistics solutions are provided by professional logisticians whose main functions include purchasing, transportation, warehousing, consultation and organization of efficient distribution activities.

^ Logistics Management Monthly magazine for supply chain professionals.
  • Logistics News - The first Global Brand in logistics publishing EST 1998 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.logisticsnews.com [Source type: News]

^ Less than 5% of the professionals working in Logistics have an Undergraduate Degree, Graduate or Professional Logistics Degree.
  • Institute of Logistical Management | Institute of Logistical Management 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.logistics-edu.com [Source type: General]

.The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 and was granted the Royal Charter in 1926. The Chartered Institute is one of professional bodies or institutions for the logistics & transport sectors, that offers such professional qualification or degree in logistics management.^ The logistical activities comprise freight transport, storage, inventory management, materials handling and all the related information processing.
  • Green Logistics - Research into the sustainability of logistics systems and supply chains 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.greenlogistics.org [Source type: Academic]

^ LMI draws from a large talent pool, and offers superior performance in every major functional area of logistics management, including procurement, supply, maintenance, transportation, deployment, and distribution.
  • LMI - Government Consulting: Logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.lmi.org [Source type: Academic]

^ Definition The management of business operations , such as the acquisition , storage , transportation and delivery of goods along the supply chain .

Third-party logistics

.Third-party logistics involves the utilization of external organizations to execute logistics activities that have traditionally been performed within an organization itself.^ Third Party Logistics (3PL) .
  • Heritage Logistics Group Third Party logistics 3PL | SCM Supply Chain Analysis| Freight Management | Logistics Management Services 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.heritagelogistics.com [Source type: General]

^ For more than 40 years, we have helped government logistics managers streamline the complex activities that provide organizations the essential materials and services to accomplish their missions.
  • LMI - Government Consulting: Logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.lmi.org [Source type: Academic]

^ Among the largest and most diverse third-party logistics (3PL) companies in the world, England Logistics has set itself apart.
  • England Logistics | Strategic Global Logistics Solutions | 3PL 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.englandlogistics.com [Source type: News]

[1] .According to this definition, third party logistics includes any form of outsourcing of logistics activities previously performed in-house.^ Third Party Logistics (3PL) .
  • Heritage Logistics Group Third Party logistics 3PL | SCM Supply Chain Analysis| Freight Management | Logistics Management Services 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.heritagelogistics.com [Source type: General]

^ Ideally located in Charlotte, North Carolina, Bonded provides third party logistics and management services, specializing in high volume, LTL business.
  • North Carolina Warehousing Company - Bonded Logistics, Charlotte NC 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.bondedlogistics.com [Source type: General]

^ As a third-party logistics provider (3PL), Crowley offers supply chain management and transportation management services including: freight forwarding, ocean , inland , and air transportation , customs house brokerage, cargo insurance and warehousing and distribution.
  • Crowley Logistics Services 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.crowley.com [Source type: Reference]

.If, for example, a company with its own warehousing facilities decides to employ external transportation, this would be an example of third party logistics.^ As a third-party logistics provider (3PL), Crowley offers supply chain management and transportation management services including: freight forwarding, ocean , inland , and air transportation , customs house brokerage, cargo insurance and warehousing and distribution.
  • Crowley Logistics Services 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.crowley.com [Source type: Reference]

^ We treat them all with the professionalism and care you would expect from a family-owned company established in 1949.
  • Universal Logistics - Logistics services: international transportation, trucking, customs brokerage and distribution 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.universallogistics.ca [Source type: General]

^ Come see our two newest company OWNED public warehouse facilities on the Southside of Atlanta and West side of Atlanta (Fulton Industrial Area) !!!!!
  • Warehousing Atlanta Georgia, Warehousing Jacksonville Florida, Georgia (3PL) 3rd Party Logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.amwarelogistics.com [Source type: General]

Warehouse management system and warehouse control system

.Although there is some functionality overlap, the differences between warehouse management systems (WMS) and warehouse control systems (WCS) can be significant.^ Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) (1) - ILS is a management function that provides planning, funding, and functioning controls which help to assure that the system meets performance requirements, is developed at a reasonable price, and can be supported throughout its life cycle.
  • What is logistics? -- A collection of Logistics Definitions from LogisticsWorld 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.logisticsworld.com [Source type: Reference]

^ To ensure that there are enough materials to execute the production schedule the system manages information pertaining to the materials that are in use, on hand, and on receipt.
  • Premio, Inc-Logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC premioinc.com [Source type: General]

^ Logistics managers combine a general knowledge of each of these functions so that there is a coordination of resources in an organization.

.To put it simply, the WMS plans a weekly activity forecast, based on such factors as statistics, trends, and so forth, whereas a WCS acts like a floor supervisor, working in real time to get the job done by the most effective means.^ GREEN LANDSCAPE Advice on balancing efficient, cost-effective logistics operations with green logistics concerns such as climate change, noise and air polution, and other factors.

^ That means that for over 99 percent of all reportable inventory we know, in real time, where it is and what condition it is in."
  • An Army Marches On Its Logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.dclab.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ He says he’s really enjoying working for Echo Global Logistics , and that we should do a post about their entry-level jobs.
  • Entry level jobs in Logistics | One Day, One Job 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.onedayonejob.com [Source type: General]

.For instance, a WMS can tell the system it’s going to need five of SKU A and five of SKU B, hours in advance, but by the time it acts, other considerations may have come into play or there could be a potential logjam on a conveyor.^ You may find that many other organizations offer less, yet cost considerably more.
  • Olesen Logistics Online 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC olesen-logistics.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Warehousing and Order Fulfillment Assembly and Packaging Move: Get it there Move your goods where they need to go.
  • Supply Chain Management Solutions & Reverse Logistics In Supply Chain 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.exel.com [Source type: General]

.A WCS can prevent that problem by working in real time and adapting to the situation by making a ‘last-minute decision’ based on current activity and operational status.^ We'll make your vacation dreams a reality....building memories, one trip at a time!

^ In an effort to provide the most current information, the Company will, from time to time, make changes to the contents of this site and any information provided is subject to change without notice.
  • OceanAiR Logistics - Miami Freight Forwarders 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.oceanairlogistics.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Working synergistically, WMS and WCS can resolve these issues and maximize efficiency for companies that rely on the effective operation of their warehouse or distribution center.^ Given the scope and scale of the challenge, it is impressive to see Verst providing the kinds of solutions that companies large and small rely on to solve tactical logistics issues.
  • Verst Group Logistics - A Legacy of Logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.verstgroup.com [Source type: News]

^ GREEN LANDSCAPE Advice on balancing efficient, cost-effective logistics operations with green logistics concerns such as climate change, noise and air polution, and other factors.

^ We continuously improve these processes to maximize our ability to achieve predictable and effective results with a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • LMI - Government Consulting: Logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.lmi.org [Source type: Academic]

[2]

Business logistics

.Logistics as a business concept evolved only in the 1950s.^ Logistics as its own concept in business evolved only in the 1950s.

^ Logistics as a concept is considered to evolve from the military's need to supply themselves as they moved from their base to a forward position.

^ While entry-level construction logistics services positions are prolific, the better paying jobs in logistics businesses require industry knowledge that only comes from training and experience.
  • Logistics Companies: Logistics and Transportation | Business.com 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.business.com [Source type: General]

.This was mainly due to the increasing complexity of supplying one's business with materials and shipping out products in an increasingly globalized supply chain, calling for experts in the field who are called Supply Chain Logisticians.^ This was mainly due to the increasing complexity of supplying one's business with materials and shipping out products in an increasingly globalized supply chain, calling for experts in the field.

^ One that streamlines your supply chain.

^ In business, logistics may have either internal focus, or external focus covering the flow from originating supplier to end-user (see supply chain management).

.This can be defined as having the right item in the right quantity at the right time at the right place for the right price in the right condition to the right customer and is the science of process and incorporates all industry sectors.^ Logistics can be defined as having the right quantity at the right time for the right price.

^ Incorporates all industry sectors, and manages the fruition of project life cycles, supply chains and resultant efficiencies.

^ The Oxford English dictionary defines logistics as: “The branch of military science having to do with procuring, maintaining and transporting material, personnel and facilities.” .

.The goal of logistics work is to manage the fruition of project life cycles, supply chains and resultant efficiencies.^ Solutions for supply chain management.

^ Logistics & Supply Chain Management: creating value...
  • Amazon.com: logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Incorporates all industry sectors, and manages the fruition of project life cycles, supply chains and resultant efficiencies.

.In business, logistics may have either internal focus (inbound logistics), or external focus (outbound logistics) covering the flow and storage of materials from point of origin to point of consumption (see supply chain management).^ In business, logistics may have either internal focus, or external focus covering the flow from originating supplier to end-user (see supply chain management).

^ Logistics & Supply Chain Management: creating value...
  • Amazon.com: logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

^ Logistics Management Monthly magazine for supply chain professionals.
  • Logistics News - The first Global Brand in logistics publishing EST 1998 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.logisticsnews.com [Source type: News]

.The main functions of a qualified logistician include inventory management, purchasing, transportation, warehousing, consultation and the organizing and planning of these activities.^ The act of planning, organizing and managing activities that provide goods or services.
  • What is logistics? -- A collection of Logistics Definitions from LogisticsWorld 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.logisticsworld.com [Source type: Reference]

^ The logistical activities comprise freight transport, storage, inventory management, materials handling and all the related information processing.
  • Green Logistics - Research into the sustainability of logistics systems and supply chains 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.greenlogistics.org [Source type: Academic]

^ Transport logistics What is logistics Synonyms planning strategy organization systematization engineering More Synonyms » Nearby Words logical-empiricis...
  • Logistics Definition | Definition of Logistics at Dictionary.com 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC dictionary.reference.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Logisticians combine a professional knowledge of each of these functions so that there is a coordination of resources in an organization.^ In any case, Jomini was less concerned with the precise boundaries of logistics than with the staff function of coordinating these activities.
  • logistics (military) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.There are two fundamentally different forms of logistics.^ There are two fundamentally different forms of logistics.

.One optimizes a steady flow of material through a network of transport links and storage nodes.^ One optimizes a steady flow of material through a network of transport links and storage nodes.

^ The logistical activities comprise freight transport, storage, inventory management, materials handling and all the related information processing.
  • Green Logistics - Research into the sustainability of logistics systems and supply chains 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.greenlogistics.org [Source type: Academic]

^ Optimization of this scope - touching virtually all important lanes in the U.S. supply chain - is possible by the transparency of aggregate volume moving through the LeanLogistics network.
  • LeanLogistics - Transportation Management Software 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.leanlogistics.com [Source type: General]

.The other coordinates a sequence of resources to carry out some project.^ The other coordinates a sequence of resources to carry out some project.

^ "Managing logistics requires experience and knowledge of organizing, purchasing, transportation, warehousing and planning so that the coordination of resources can be optimized and that projects can succeed."

Production logistics

.The term is used for describing logistic processes within an industry.^ By using Miller Logistics’ On-Site Transportation Management, you will reduce your operating expenses and simplify your processes.
  • Logistics Services: Logistics Management Services 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.millerlogistics.com [Source type: General]

^ Remaining consistent with standard industry practice and the terms of its contracts, 4 Points Logistics, LLC, issued checks to the truckers for 10 hours a day of detention pay.

.The purpose of production logistics is to ensure that each machine and workstation is being fed with the right product in the right quantity and quality at the right point in time.^ Logistics can be defined as having the right quantity at the right time for the right price.

^ "Logistics means having the right thing, at the right place, at the right time."
  • What is logistics? -- A collection of Logistics Definitions from LogisticsWorld 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.logisticsworld.com [Source type: Reference]

^ No matter how small or how large the project, L.G.I. has the resources to ensure a quality transport solution every time.
  • Specialized Heavy Hauling & Trucking Logistics | International Freight Shipping Company 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.lgiinc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The issue is not the transportation itself, but to streamline and control the flow through the value adding processes and eliminate non-value adding ones.^ One optimizes a steady flow of material through a network of transport links and storage nodes.

.Production logistics can be applied in existing as well as new plants.^ The new logistics, said Jomini, had become the science of generals as well as of general staffs, comprising all functions involved in “the execution of the combinations of strategy and tactics.” .
  • logistics (military) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Manufacturing in an existing plant is a constantly changing process.^ Learn More In-Plant Services Our solutions improve your manufacturing processes.
  • Supply Chain Management Solutions & Reverse Logistics In Supply Chain 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.exel.com [Source type: General]

.Machines are exchanged and new ones added, which gives the opportunity to improve the production logistics system accordingly.^ News and Thoughts are updated frequently to give you a glimpse of Logistics Plus and Erie's exciting growth!
  • Logistics Plus  - "Passion For Excellence" - Logistics Solutions in Global Supply Chain Management, Freight Forwarding, 3PL, 4PL, Warehousing,Air Freight, Ocean 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.logisticsplus.net [Source type: News]

^ For a typical product this supply chain extends from a raw material source through the production and distribution system to the point of consumption and the associated reverse logistics.
  • Green Logistics - Research into the sustainability of logistics systems and supply chains 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.greenlogistics.org [Source type: Academic]

.Production logistics provides the means to achieve customer response and capital efficiency.^ Learn More Industrial End-to-end logistics for manufacturers of industrial components, heavy equipment, materials and supplies including building products and other capital goods.
  • Supply Chain Management Solutions & Reverse Logistics In Supply Chain 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.exel.com [Source type: General]

^ Logistics Today Magazine providing tactical information about the fundamentals of logistics - moving information, materials and products efficiently through all stages of the supply chain.
  • Logistics News - The first Global Brand in logistics publishing EST 1998 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.logisticsnews.com [Source type: News]

^ Over the past year, we continued to provide operationally effective and cost-efficient approaches to key current military logistics issues.
  • LMI - Government Consulting: Military Operational Logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.lmi.org [Source type: Academic]

.Production logistics is getting more and more important with the decreasing batch sizes.^ Learn More Labor Management People are an important factor in logistics.
  • Supply Chain Management Solutions & Reverse Logistics In Supply Chain 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.exel.com [Source type: General]

^ Learn More Industrial End-to-end logistics for manufacturers of industrial components, heavy equipment, materials and supplies including building products and other capital goods.
  • Supply Chain Management Solutions & Reverse Logistics In Supply Chain 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.exel.com [Source type: General]

^ Add More Products To logistics .
  • Amazon.com: logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.amazon.com [Source type: General]

In many industries (e.g. mobile phone) batch size one is the short term aim. .This way even a single customer demand can be fulfilled in an efficient way.^ Synchronize your operations to meet customer demand efficiently and at a lower cost.
  • Freight Consulting, Logistics, & Supply Chain Management 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.buslog.com [Source type: General]

.Track and tracing, which is an essential part of production logistics - due to product safety and product reliability issues - is also gaining importance especially in the automotive and the medical industry.^ Learn More Industrial End-to-end logistics for manufacturers of industrial components, heavy equipment, materials and supplies including building products and other capital goods.
  • Supply Chain Management Solutions & Reverse Logistics In Supply Chain 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.exel.com [Source type: General]

^ The Retail Industry Leaders Association's (RILA) Logistics Conference is the undisputed leader for retail and consumer product executives in logistics distribution and supply chain management.
  • Logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.rila.org [Source type: General]

^ Learn More Automotive Streamlined logistics for equipment, component and aftermarket parts manufacturers for the automotive industry.
  • Supply Chain Management Solutions & Reverse Logistics In Supply Chain 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.exel.com [Source type: General]

Professional logistician

A logistician is a professional logistics practitioner. Professional logisticians are often certified by professional associations. .Some universities and academic institutions train students as logisticians, by offering undergraduate and postgraduate programs.^ Attendees heard a panel of college students offer thoughts on training the next generation and nearly 100 participated in this year’s Women in Logistics Networking Workshop.
  • Logistics 25 January 2010 20:52 UTC www.rila.org [Source type: General]

See also

References

  1. ^ Baziotopoulos (2008). An Investigation of Logistics Outsourcing Practices In the Greek Manufacturing Sector. PhD thesis- "". 
  2. ^ John T. Phelan, Jr. P.E. "Guest Column: Knowing When a WMS or WCS Is Right for Your Company". Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Enom, Inc. http://www.sdcexec.com/web/online/FulfillmentLogistics-Trends/Guest-Column--Knowing-When-a-WMS-or-WCS-Is-Right-for-Your-Company/15$10982. Retrieved 15 September 2009. 

Simple English

Logistics is the management of transportation or information, from one place to another. Logistics involves the coordination of many things like transportation, inventory, packaging, and sometimes, security.

There are many types of logistics, for example : military logistics, business logistics and production logistics.


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