Role of Logistics
Logistics actually has many roles. The most well known role of logistics is sales logistics that moves products from the producer to the consumer. In addition to sales logistics, logistics can also be split into four other roles depending on the field. These are procurement logistics, production logistics, recovery logistics, and recycling logistics.
The roles of logistics feature transportation/delivery, storage, packaging, cargo handling, distribution processing, and information processing, and many systems have been put in place to deliver products from the production location or factory to the consumer quickly and on time.
This section describes the typical functions and equipment to help explain what kinds of materials make up the different types of logistics.
- Transportation, Delivery, and Truck Freight
- Storage and Cargo Handling
- Distribution Processing and Packaging
- Information Systems
- Role of Logistics Equipment (Material Handling Devices)
- Types of Logistics Centers