Logistics Managenent

Logistics management is the part of supply chain process that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective flow and storage of goods, services, and related information from point of origin to point of consumption in order to meet customer requirements (Council of Supply Chain Management). Logistics has four major subdivisions: business logistics, military logistics, event logistics, and service logistics.

Business logistics areas mainly include:

  • Logistics network design
  • Intelligent logistics
  • Logistics information systems
  • Cold chains logistics
  • City logistics
  • Logistics service quality and design
  • Third-party logistics
  • Reverse logistics
  • Green logistics

Other logistics areas include:

  • Emergency logistics
  • Crowdsourcing logistics