Logistics Companies services
Logistics companies manage the flow of goods and materials from one place to the destination. Logistics companies often handle shipping, warehousing, packaging, security functions and forwarding for shipments. The goal of logistics is to successfully meet customer requirements including inbound, outbound, internal and external movements of goods and materials.
There are two obvious aspects of Logistics:
- Warehousing & Storage
Warehousing & Storage
A warehouse is a commercial building that is used for the storage of goods. Warehouses are used by different companies such as manufacturers, exporters, importers wholesalers, transport businesses, customs, etc. Warehousing and warehouse management are part of a logistics management system.
Transportation is the physical movement of people, animals and goods from one place to another. As a matter of fact transportation system is a connection among customers, suppliers, warehouses etc.
The basic modes of transportation are air, rail, road, water, cable, pipeline and space.
Importance of Transportation
- It is necessary for economic growth, but not sufficient.
- Speed and cost of transportation can have significant impact in economy.
- Countries that have advanced network of transportation are leader in commerce and industry.
- And many other factors that prove the importance the transportation.