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Logistics Management

PGDFT

Meaning and Definition


Logistics means the set of resources (capital, labor,

financial, information, and management) and their deployment for the receiving, handling, storing, moving, and shipping of tangible and material. goods, information and funds from the point of origin to the point of consumption against a certain amount of money.

Logistics deals with all the forward and reverse flow of

Council of Logistics Management Logistics is that part of

supply chain process that plans, implements the efficient and 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 requirements.

SCOPE & IMPORTANCE

In-bound warehousing
Material handling

Outbound warehousing

Packaging and distribution

Shipping and delivery

Contributions of Logistics management


Product decisions Allocation Decision Plant Location Production planning Choice of Markets Inventory Mgmt Stocking Levels Production Structure Distribution / Dealer NetworkTransportation mode choice, Shipment size and Routing decisions, Design Location of Warehouse Transport contracting Plant Layout and Logistics Packaging Warehouse Operations
Materials Handling

Modes of Transport in International trade

Ocean Air Road Rail Pipeline Canals

Selection Criteriaaaaaa.
Criteria Rail Water Road Pipe Air

Speed
Cost Variety Coverage

Medium
Medium Widest Many

Slowest
Lowest

Fast
High

Slow
Low

Fastest
Highest

Reliability Medium

Poor
Widest Limited Low value nonperis hable

Good
Medium

Excellent
Limited

Good
Limited Many Hi value, speedy

Unlimited Very limited High value, short haults Fluids, oil, gas, slurries

Suitability Bulk/ of Long product haults, hi freight Vs. Value