What Basically Logistics Management is all about

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What Basically Logistics Management is all about

  1. 1. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
  2. 2. WHAT IS LOGISTICS? "Logistics means having the right thing, at the right place, at the right time."
  3. 3. LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT Logistics management is that part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, 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 customers' requirements.
  4. 4. SUB-AREAS OF LOGISTICS  Purchasing  Operations Management  Distribution  Inventory/Materials Management  Warehouse Operations  Customer Service  Rate Analysis  Performance Analysis  Systems Management  Transportation Management  Traffic Management  Dispatching  Supplier Sourcing  Analysis  Demand Forecasting  Sales  Warehouse Operations
  5. 5. OBJECTIVES OF LOGISTICS  Rapid Response  Minimum Variance  Minimum Inventory  Movement consolidation  Quality improvement  Life-Cycle support
  6. 6. MAJOR ACTIVITIES  Customer service standards  Transportation  Support activities  Warehousing  Purchasing  Protective packaging
  7. 7. JD OF LOGISTICS MANAGER Logistics and distribution managers organize the storage and distribution of goods. Essentially they need to ensure the right products are delivered to the right location on time and at a good cost. They may be involved in transportation, stock control, warehousing and monitoring the flow of goods.  monitoring the quality, quantity, cost and efficiency of the movement and storage of goods.  coordinating and controlling the order cycle and associated information systems.  analyzing data to monitor performance and plan improvements and demand.
  8. 8. JD OF LOGISTICS MANAGER  allocating and managing staff resources according to changing needs;  liaising and negotiating with customers and suppliers.  developing business by gaining new contracts, analysing logistical problems and producing new solutions.  When managing warehouse or transport staff, the role may also include:  implementing health and safety procedures.

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