"Logistics" Essays and Research Papers

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Dhl Logistics

DHL Logbook - in cooperation with Technical University Darmstadt Historical development of logistics The great logistics success story Logistics has been playing a fundamental role in global development for almost 5,000 years now. Since the construction of the pyramids in ancient Egypt, logistics has made remarkable strides. Time and again, brilliant logistics solutions have formed the basis for the transition to a new historical and economic era. Examples of this fundamental progress include...

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Intro to Logistics

1. Did it surprise you that logistics can be such an important component in a country’s economic system? Why or why not? Logistics plays a key role in the economy in two significant ways. First, logistics is one of the major expenditures for businesses, thereby affecting and being affected by other economic activities. In the United States, for example, logistics contributed approximately 10.3 percent of GDI in 1996. U.S. industry spent approximately $451 billion on transportation of freight...

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Reverse logistics

1. What is reverse logistics (RL)? How does it differ from forward logistics Reverse logistics is the process of planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient, cost effective flow of raw materials, in-process inventory, finished goods and related information from the point of consumption to the point of origin for the purpose of recapturing value or proper disposal. More precisely, reverse logistics is the process of moving goods from their typical final destination for the purpose...

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Logistics Cycle

LOGISTICS CYCLE Therefore the emphasis is on designing the logistics management information system and inventory management activities, rather than central-level activities such as quantification and procurement. However, as the logistics cycle demonstrates, all these functions are interrelated and so when the logistics system is designed, these other activities must be considered, such as ensuring that the data required for quantification are collected and that quality monitoring is incorporated...

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Global Logistic

The Logistics Service Provider(LSP) Savino Del Bene, a global logistics and forwarding company, provides its customers with a wide range of Multi-mode transportation from overnight air to ocean vessel charter services; help in-house costoms clearance, it also provide for warehousing and distribution requirements, offer advanced logistics solutions which include storage, pick & pack, distribution and more; the IT department work with customer closely, customer can access to Savino Del Bene offices...

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Haier Logistics

 Haier Logistics’ revolution Case Studies Haier Logistics’ revolution Case Studies 1、 Background Haier is the world's largest home appliance brand, founded in 1984 in Qingdao; the current Chairman of the Board, CEO Zhang Ruimin is one of the main founders. At present, Haier has established 21 worldwide industrial park, five R & D centers, 19 overseas trading companies, employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. In 2011, Haier achieved a global turnover of 150.9 billion yuan, the brand value...

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Global Logistics

Global Logistic Introduction Dell is a multibillion-dollar corporation that helps empower individual and communities with their innovative technology. Dell requires that all suppliers (domestically and globally) comply with the laws and regulations where the suppliers conduct business. Using global suppliers, Dell will need to understand the logistics to from the foreign suppliers to the end customer’s doorsteps. This paper will advise the factors impacting Dell’s transportation needs. It...

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Integrated Logistics

Case 1 Integrated Logistics Overview This case finds Tom Lippert, sales representative for DuPont Engineering Polymers (DEP), in a situation common to today’s competitive sales environment. His company, as a supplier to a major manufacturer (GARD), is faced with changing times. GARD is in the midst of a “changing of the guard” as Mr. Lippert’s long-time contact, Mike O’Leary, retires. O’Leary’s successor, Richard Binish, brings a new set of supplier expectations to the fore of GARD’s...

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Business Logistics

Business logistics The way business is done was revolutionised by the Internet and caused emergence of the e-commerce. The main changes from the business perspective happened in the supply chain. Supply chain is important for any business, because it literally shows the way inputs go through to reach the customers. It is often very sophisticated and complex, but simple version could be shown in the following scheme: As far as the logistics is concerned, we can look closely to that aspect...

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Is the term green logistics an oxymoron

Is the Term Green Logistics an Oxymoron Introduction Over recent years there has been increasingly more pressure from the public and the government on organisations to decrease the environmental impact of their logistics operations. The distribution of products impairs air quailty, produces noise and vibration, causes motor vechicle accidents and contributes significantly to global warming through greenhouse gas emmisions. The term ‘green logistics’ describes attempts by organisations to minimise...

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