What is logistics management?
Logistics management is a component of supply chain management that is used to meet customer needs by planning, controlling and implementing the effective movement and storage of related information, goods and services from origin to destination. Logistics management helps companies reduce costs and improve customer service.
The process of logistics management starts with the enrichment of raw materials up to the final stage of goods delivery to the destination.
By complying with customer requirements and industry standards, logistics management facilitates process strategy, planning and implementation.
Logistics management includes many elements including:
Selecting suitable providers with the option of providing transport facilities
Choosing the most effective routes for transportation
Discover the most competent delivery method
With software and IT resources to handle related processes competently
In logistics management, unwise decisions lead to several problems. For example, deliveries that fail or are delayed lead to buyer dissatisfaction. Damage to goods from careless transport is another potential problem. Poor logistics planning gradually increases expenses and problems can arise from the implementation of ineffective logistics software. Most of these problems are caused by wrong related decisions Outsourcing, e.g. B. Choosing the wrong provider or performing delivery tasks without sufficient resources.
To solve these problems, organizations should implement logistical management best practices. Businesses should focus on collaboration rather than competition. Good cooperation between transport service providers, buyers and sellers helps to reduce costs. An efficient and safe transportation provider is also critical to business success.