Logistics management is that part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient, effective forward and reverse flow and storage of goods, services and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customers' requirements
To varying degrees, the logistics function also includes sourcing and procurement, production planning and scheduling, packaging and assembly, and customer service. It is involved in all levels of planning and execution--strategic, operational and tactical.
Supply Chain management
Boundaries and Relationships:
Supply chain management is an integrating function with primary responsibility for linking major business functions and business processes within and across companies into a cohesive and high-performing business model.
“If you consider that you can fly virtually anywhere in the world within thirty hours, why should it not be possible to do that with a box?”
Director Of Worldwide Distribution, IBM