Logistics Decisions

 

An understanding of the logistics chain is useful to appreciate the decision areas in logistics

Value Added Chain :-

Vendor --> Raw material movement --> Production point --> Finished --> Products --> Warehouses --> Wholesaler --> Retailer --> Customer .

We know that the management of logistics is a complex process which involves a whole range of physical , managerial and informational issues related to the following decision areas .

----- Product Design

----- Plant Location

----- Production Structure

----- Distribution / Dealer Network Design

----- Location of Warehouses

----- Allocation Decisions

----- Production Planning

----- Inventory Management - Stocking Level

----- Transportation - Mode  Choice , Shipment Size , Routing Decisions and Transport Contracting

----- Packaging

----- Materials Handling

----- Oder Processing

----- Warehouse Operations 



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