TRANSPORT AND LOGISTICS

The transportation & logistics industry forms the backbone of modern global supply chains. Airlines and airports, shipping companies, logistics service providers and other transportation companies are all part of the process to keep people and products on the move.

Logistics stages

1) Inbound logistics: the transportation of goods into the purchasing organization‘s main warehouse    

2) Internal distribution: materials management – the movement of goods within a firm

3) Outbound logistics: the distribution flow of goods from the organization to a subsequent customer

Why Logistic Audit is important

  1. The need to improve operations.
  2. Increasing levels of outsourcing.
  3. Increasing transportation costs.
  4. Competitive pressures.
  5. Increasing importance of e-commerce.
  6. The need to manage inventories
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