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Logistic history

  1. 2. Objectives: Discussed the history and revolution of Logistic Defined logistic
  2. 4. <ul><li>Around 2700 B.C.: Material handling technology in pyramid construction. Blocks of stone weighing several tons were transported and assembled at the construction site. </li></ul><ul><li>Around 300 B.C.: </li></ul><ul><li>Revolutionary Greek rowing vessels – the new foundation of intercontinental trade. </li></ul>Revolutionary Greek rowing vessels – the new foundation of intercontinental trade.
  3. 5. <ul><li>Around A.D. 700: </li></ul><ul><li>Procurement logistics in the construction of the Mezquita Mosque – pillars came to Spain from all parts of the Islamic empire. </li></ul><ul><li>Around 1200: </li></ul><ul><li>The international network known as the Hanseatic League – cooperation for transport bundling and international sea transport. </li></ul>Around 1200: The international network known as the Hanseatic League – cooperation for transport bundling and international sea transport.
  4. 6. <ul><li>Around 1500: </li></ul><ul><li>Progressive postal service in Europe – the first time-definite mail shipping service. </li></ul><ul><li>Around 1800: </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery of new road conveyances and the railroad – expansion of logistics tasks through new technologies and means of transport. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Around 1940: </li></ul><ul><li>Military logistics during the world wars – transfer of military logistics concepts to the business world. </li></ul><ul><li>1956: </li></ul><ul><li>Invention of the sea container – structural evolution of world trade and the boom of international flows of goods. </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Around 1970 – 1980: </li></ul><ul><li>Kanban and just-in-time – logistics concepts with a special emphasis on procurement. </li></ul><ul><li>Around 1990: </li></ul><ul><li>QR and ECR technologies – logistics concepts with a special emphasis on distribution. </li></ul>Around 1990: QR and ECR technologies – logistics concepts with a special emphasis on distribution.
  7. 9. <ul><li>Today: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supply chain management – a look at the entire logistics chain from the vendor’s supplier to the end customer. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advancing globalization – efficient logistics as a competitive edge in the era of globalization. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 11. Logistics is the management of the flow of goods, information and other resources between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet the requirements of consumers Logistics involves the integration of information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material-handling, and packaging, and occasionally security.

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