Role of Logistics in Supply Chain

“Most skills and competencies needed to excel in logistics and supply-chain management are the same skills and competencies needed to excel at disaster relief operations


—Matt Waller”

Chapter Objectives

To understand:

  • Concepts, scope and objectives of logistics
  • Logistics mix
  • Logistics role
  • Logistics strategies


Logistics System Components


Logistics System Components


Logistics is a supply chain enabler. Logistics basically connects the source of supply with the source of demands. It bridges the gaps between the market demands and the capabilities of supply sources. Logistics helps in bridging these gaps so as to make them ...

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