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Logistics and Supply Chain

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What is Logistics:

Logistics is the art and science of obtaining, producing, and distributing material and products at the right time, to the right place, at the right cost and in the right quantities.

Elements of Logistics:

Materials management is:
sourcing and receiving of raw materials or unfinished products for subsequent use

Material flow system:

the ability to locate and schedule material through to end production and dispatch

Physical distribution:

the delivery of finished goods to customers

Logistic steps:

accepting a customer order
receive and enter
credit clearance / authorize
meeting delivery commitments
supplier ordering
forecasting demand with sales and marketing
scheduling manufacturing
inventory management
delivery to customer.

Drivers of change:

Customers in the past have never demanded the service that they do today. Actual customer demands for increased speed, flexibility and competitive pricing are increasing.
Computers, new software: ERP, DRP, MRP, etc. and sophisticated application software
outsourcing trends

New technologies:

Business to Business connectivity (B2B)
Business to Customer connectivity (B2C)
Internet, intranet, extranet
wireless communications
teleconferencing and telecommuting
bar coding.

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Logistics - Anything but simple

Logistics are all about getting the correct products to your customers - consistently, on time.

Simple. Or is it?

In order for your supply chain to work seamlessly, your logistics require flexible and agile coordination of a complex set of processes, operations and systems.

It takes a best practice consulting solutions provider with experience, knowledge, proven methodology and the ever-more important, technological capabilities to provide accurate, fast Logistics Consultants.

At Supply Today we practice what we preach.

That's what our clients want - and that's what we provide.

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