Managing Logistics and Mails

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This slide share covers topics like Docket, Consignment Note, Lorry Receipt or Railway, Transshipment, Freight, Mode and types of dispatch carriers. Factors to be considered while choosing the Courier or Freight operator are also explained in this presentation by Welingkar’s Distance Learning Division.

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Managing Logistics and Mails

  1. 1. Welingkar’s Distance Learning Division CHAPTER-23 Managing Logistics and Mails We Learn – A Continuous Learning Forum
  2. 2. Welingkar’s Distance Learning Division Docket, Consignment Note, Lorry Receipt or Railway Receipt • The first step of dispatch begins with the collection and taking possession of the goods by the currier • Each consignment note is coded either alphanumeric or numeric Transshipment • It is a system of transporting consignment by changing into a different truck through a midway warehouse station, before reaching the final destination We Learn – A Continuous Learning Forum
  3. 3. Welingkar’s Distance Learning Division Situations under which need for transshipment arises • Where there is no direct route connectivity from the place of booking to the place of delivery • Sometimes due to failure or break-down in the running truck en-route • Sometimes on account of routine diversion for any traffic reason or major road repairs We Learn – A Continuous Learning Forum
  4. 4. Welingkar’s Distance Learning Division Freight • It is the activity of transporting goods through water, air or land • It is also referred to the account charged in consideration of transporting the goods from one place to another • It is determined on the basis of either weight, size, units, volume or sometimes on the amount of risk requiring the care to be guarded all along the transportation of the consignment We Learn – A Continuous Learning Forum
  5. 5. Welingkar’s Distance Learning Division Mode and types of dispatch carriers • • • • • • By post By courier By Surface Transport By Railway By Air By Sea We Learn – A Continuous Learning Forum
  6. 6. Welingkar’s Distance Learning Division Some important terms under logistics • • • • • Consignor Consignee Consignment Transport Warehousing Cont… We Learn – A Continuous Learning Forum
  7. 7. Welingkar’s Distance Learning Division • • • • • • • Brand Branding Warranty Condition Implied Warranty Packing Packaging We Learn – A Continuous Learning Forum
  8. 8. Welingkar’s Distance Learning Division Factors to be considered while choosing the Courier or Freight Operator • Reliability and long standing of the courier • Existence of operations from a prime location, for easy access • Well-equipped communication system • A wide network of pick-up and delivery offices • Ability to render services at a short notice • A strong international logistic network Cont… We Learn – A Continuous Learning Forum
  9. 9. Welingkar’s Distance Learning Division • Well-trained customer support executives and fleet operators with commitment to delivery schedules • Cross-checking credibility of the Carrier from the existing customers • The specialty of the courier to handle and deliver consignment timely, in safest manner We Learn – A Continuous Learning Forum

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