Logistics Industry manages the movement of the valuable things and services between the starting point and the usage point for providing the requirements of individuals and corporations. The industry includes the reliable mixture of the elements of raw materials and goods handling, transportation, inventories, storage, packaging, information systems, and security. The main expectations of the stake holders of this industry are “best service” and “lowest costs and rates”.
Suitable, reliable, appropriate and correct usage of the information systems on logistics industry can be one of the main drivers to meet the expectations of the stake holders. The targets of the logistics industry, such as realizing of the short delivery times, lowering the inventories level, making higher of the capacity usage and reliability, can be provided by the integration of the information systems at all level of the logistics services business activities.
Creation of the information systems for making more efficient and more flexible industry’s core business activities, has made the industry a technology driven industry. It has given new business opportunities and also focusing on emerging business areas.