Definition: Logistics

Transport

The process of designing and managing the supply chain in the wider sense.
The chain can extend from the delivery of supplies for manufacturing, through the
management of materials at the plant, delivery to warehouses and distribution centres,
sorting, handling, packaging and final distribution to point of consumption.
Source:
Terminology on combined transport, UNECE/ECMT/EC, UNITED NATIONS, New York and Geneva, 2001
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