Definition of Logistics

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Definition of Logistics
praveen, Manager, India, Member
What is logistics really? We say movement of anything is logistics, it is not restricted to goods, and information.
So, can I call rotation of a fan 'logistics', or the movement of my jaws when I speak, is that 'logistics'?
Please clarify my doubt though it looks silly. I will be thankful....Sign up

Definitions of Logistics
Norbert Lepathy, Manager, Seychelles, Member
- Logistics is the time-related positioning of resources; or the strategic management of the total supply chain.
- It is the integration, co-ordi...Sign up

Definitions of Logistics
Thomas Chee
Dear Praveen, yes you are compelely correct. In the concept of logistics, transport (movement) is one activity of logistics activities....Sign up

Definition of Logistics
Muhammad Abdullah, Pakistan, Member
Dear Praveen: you are confusing transportation with movement. Movement of jaws and rotation of fan is not transportation, it is just movement.<...Sign up

Defination of Logistis
DANNY CHISHIMBA, Student (Other), Zambia, Member
Dear Praveen, yes your thinking may be correct but put it in the world of commerce, transforming of raw materials to finished good for the purpose of ...Sign up

Definition of Logistics
Ernest Opoku, MPM, Project Manager, Ghana, Member
Dear Praveen, I understand the term 'logistics' as movement of items to the right location at the right time....Sign up

Logistics Definition in Detail
Shams Quamar, Analyst, Member
Logistics is the management of the flow of resources between the point of origin and the point of destination in order to meet certain requirements, f...Sign up

What is Logistics?
Arrey Benedict, Management Consultant, Belgium, Member
- Logistics is the continuous time-accurate and cost-efficient management of all organisational input, transformation and output factors (value-added ...Sign up

What is Logistics? From where does it Originates?
LUIS FRIAS L, CxO / Board, Mexico, Member
@Norbert Lepathy: I agree in full of this description. To understand the meaning of logistics it is useful to rememb...Sign up


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