Logistics Basics

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Logistics is the flow that encompasses all of the steps and processes involved in delivering the products of a company to consumers. This flow also includes elements such as storing and packaging goods in addition to carrying and moving those goods. In the background between getting products from the location of production to the consumer, there are functions that include transportation/delivery, storage, packaging, cargo handling, distribution processing, and information processing that serve as the system to deliver products quickly and on time.

This section describes the basics of logistics, which is essential for modern life, through its various types and goals.