Logistic management is a supply chain management component that is used to meet customer demands through the planning, control, and implementation of the effective movement and storage of related information, goods and service from origin to destination. LV Logix activities typically include inbound and outbound transportation management, fleet management, warehousing, materials handling, order fulfillment, logistics network design, inventory control, supply/demand planning and management of third-party logistics service providers.
Logistics Management Functions
To varying degrees, logistics management functions include customer service, sourcing and procurement, production planning and scheduling, packaging, and assembly. Logistics management is part of all the levels of planning and execution, including strategic, operational and tactical. Further, it coordinates all the logistics activities, and it integrates logistics activities with other functions, including marketing, sales, manufacturing, and finance and information technology.
Importance of Logistics Management
- Effective logistics management is important to companies for a number of reasons, both positive and negative.
- Good logistics management ensure that products are shipped in the most economical, safe, efficient and timely manner. This results in cost savings for the company and more satisfied customers.
- In contrast, poor logistics management can result in damaged or delayed shipments, which can lead to dissatisfied customers, returns and scrapped products. The consequences of these problems include higher costs and customer relation problems. In order to avoid these results, effective logistics management includes careful planning, proper software systems selection, proper vetting, and selection of outsourced vendors, and adequate resources to handle the processes.
LV Logix Management Process
- LV LOGIX provides a platform for Logistics management generally consist of processes for inbound and outbound logistics traffic. Inbound logistics is the process of moving goods from suppliers into a warehouse, then into a production facility to make products. Inbound logistics can include raw materials, tools, component parts, office equipment, and supplies. Outbound logistics is the process of moving finished products out of warehouse inventory and shipping them to customers.
- Our process also includes reverse logistics or the management of all the functions used to return goods and materials, reverse logistics takes goods from the customer or final destination and return them to the originating organization when they can be reused, repaired, remanufactured or recycled.
LV Logix Software
- Our software includes functions and processes that enable companies to manage and execute product and delivery. Our application runs the gamut from large ERP (enterprise resource planning) systems that include comprehensive and integrated functions to specialized applications that handle the function.
- Logistics management functions that are a part of ERP systems are usually integrated with other business functions in the system, like sales, finance, procurement, and human resources. LV Logix involves specialized logistics management applications focus on warehouse management, transportation management, and supply chain planning and supply chain execution. Our website is designed to be configurable for various industries.