After studying several definitions about logistics, then we will have better understanding about what is logistics. We could say that in general logistics constitute a support service which includes planning, implementation, and control in efficient and effective for goods, services as well as information from the point of origin until the point of destination to fulfill the needs. The main components of logistics are warehouse and the flow of resources (goods / services / information).
As aware that in principal the mission of logistics are to get the goods, at the right time and place, with the right amount and conditions, and at a reasonable cost, therefore we can see that good logistics management is required by respective parties.
Logistics management is part of the supply chain (supply chain). Some important elements in the supply chain include procurement, warehousing & inventory, transport, distribution, information systems and the flow of funds. We will discuss more deeply some of these important elements in the Supply Chain Management.
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